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Fines, Recalls and Risk – Oh My! The Case for Food Traceability

Jun 25, 2015 5:00:20 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Insights From: Traci Didonna (Fullscope Product Architect), Recall: The Food Industry's Biggest Threat to Profitability,FoodDive Traceability Playbook

Is your manufacturing business facing huge fines, a tarnished brand and wary consumers because your food traceability system wasn't up to the job? According to Recall: The Food Industry's Biggest Threat to Profitability, "The average cost of a recall to a food company is $10M USD in direct costs, in addition to brand damage and lost sales..." But the cost of a recall isn't just measured in dollars. It's also measured in the number of consumer's lives impacted by foodborne illness and the response time of a manufacturer.

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Gaining Internal Buy-in for ERP System Upgrades Part 1: IT Personnel Perspective

Dec 4, 2014 4:00:09 PM

December Blog Series: Spreading the Joy

Insights from: Emir Dobraca (Fullscope Account Executive) and Sharon Long (Fullscope Senior Business Analyst)

IT personnel recognize the challenges of upgrading current ERP systems, but often times they are not encouraged to proactively seek new long-term sustainable ERP solutions due to a myriad of reasons including budget concerns, work load, a shortage of user time to regression test the current system or even a lack of business availability to review the strategic advantages of the improved functionality offered in upgrade. Instead, IT teams are often asked to do the bare minimum to fix and patch problems.

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