Software Agrifood / Transformation 

Warehouse Management - WMS
 

 

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description

Focused on traceability, the warehouse management solution’s modules make for efficient and productive inventory management and optimize inventory turnover for materials destined for production and/or distribution. 

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benefits

  • Modular solution offered by user licence.
  • Minimize losses and discarded products.
  • Allows for automated management: fewer errors; speed; real time; no paper.
  • Inventory updated and available in real time: sales support; production assistance.
  • Order preparation: Real-time detail for items to be shipped.
  • Locate products for efficient inventory management (FIFO).
  • Traceability.
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specifications

  • Receiving management.
  • Management of items in production.
  • Inventory management.
  • Complete traceability from receiving to shipping.
  • Management of sales orders.
  • Management of delivery orders.
  • Location management.
  • Management of external warehouses.
  • Physical inventory taking.
  • Compatible with popular accounting and ERP systems.
  • Reports: inventory, location, items shipped.
Label management
 

 

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description

The labelling module makes it possible to quickly, simply and flexibly create personalized product and pallet labels, in an organized manner. The software interface is fully configurable and can be integrated to ERP systems. This module can be integrated to a variety of technologies, for example conventional or industrial touchscreen computers, automated production and palletization lines, scales, RFID/barcode printers and optical readers. This solution covers every aspect of traceability because each product label receives a unique identifier that is associated with an input (unique product, lot, work order, packaging, operator, production line, etc.).

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benefits

  • Design and customization of models of labelling screens for greater productivity.
  • Manual and automated labelling.
  • RFID, 1D and 2D barcode labelling.
  • Efficient follow-up on quantities in inventory and products in real time.
  • Labelling screen models available from all production lines.
  • Installation on touchscreen industrial computers (IP69k), allowing operators to use gloves in hostile environments (water, heat, humidity, dust, etc.).
  • Customized labelling model that respects established standards (market, end client).
  • Computerized environment (paperless) and fewer manual errors.
  • Production reports allowing for informed, effective management.
  • Rapid search for a product among different labelling screen models.
  • User-friendly environment in the operator’s language.
  • Ability to consult and configure the system in real time from any computer on the network.
  • Identification of products for tracing throughout the process: receiving, consumption of inputs: raw materials and packaging, labelling, location, storage, repackaging, shipping, client contact information, etc. 
  • Module can be used for labelling, packaging, receiving, pre-packaging, shipping, etc.
  • Respect for standards for easier access to local and export markets.
  • Multi-company features to manage several companies’ production on the same labelling screen (in the same plant environment).
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specifications

  • Multi company.
  • Screen configurable via secure access: 
    • Boutons

      by product family, by client, by company & by production line.
      • Determine size and position
      • Manual or continuous printing modes
      • Fast navigation and tab-based access
      • Unlimited number of items, maximum of 18 items per tab
    • Items

      • Minimum and maximum weight management
      • Management of required information (best before, thaw date, tare, warehouse, ingredients, nutritional value, allergens, personalized notes, etc.)
      • Management of packages and tares
  • Dynamic information in the client’s language with client/product logos.
  • Box and pallet label management.
  • Possibility of dynamic rotation of data on the label, depending on the orientation of the printer.
  • Management of formats and models of labels per item, per client, etc.
  • Barcodes according to industry standards (e.g.: GS1-128, PTI and UCC).
  • Centralized package management, and the coding mode ensures a unique serial number for the packaged product.
Planning tool
 

 

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description

The flexibility of this tool offers managers, supervisors and employees the ability to make fast, effective decisions to initiate production for pending customer orders. This module allows you to view the status of inventory available and production under way in real time. 

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benefits

  • Fulfill orders on time.
  • Approach just-in-time results.
  • Produce accurate quantities, by avoiding stock outs and overproduction.
  • Manage desired minimum and maximum quantities in inventory.
  • Inform the sales team of quantities available and delivery dates.
  • Production planning tool.
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specifications

The production dashboard allows you to:

  • Locate items in inventory: warehouse, locker, quantity, production date.
  • Be aware of orders for each of the quantities ordered daily: order number, client, quantity ordered, quantity shipped.
  • Configure certain aspects of presentation and display by user.
  • Produce accurate quantities, avoiding stock outs and overproduction.
  • Item number, description, categories: type, status, vacuum packaging, etc.
  • Quantity on order if item purchased.
  • Quantity in inventory.
  • Display of quantities sold and deliverable in the coming days.
Projected Cost and Tender/Recipe description - MES
 

 

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description

This module makes it possible to determine the cost, benefits and sale price per item and quantity. These parameters are based on a recipe including all resources used, whether operational, human or material. 

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benefits

  • Establishes the forecast costs/profits based on different quantities sold: global, by operation, equipment, labour, machine.
  • Create tenders of R&D items and simulate production costs for number of parts sold.
  • Unlimited number of items, operations, resources and quantities created when developing a tender.
  • Ability to create a tender from another tender or a work order.
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specifications

  • Fully parameterable multilingual system.
  • Development of the manufacturing path: equipment, machinery, labour.
  • Connectivity with most accounting systems including AccountMate, SAP, Acomba and Microsoft Dynamics: items, costs, suppliers, clients, inventory…
  • Tender report: very flexible formatting, management of legal notices by tender and in the client’s language.
  • Creation of personalized statuses.
  • Use of production templates.
  • Automatic transfer of tenders into sales orders.
Sales Order and Documentation Management - MES
 

 

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description

The Sales Order module allows you to build your recipe from scratch including all resources used, whether operational, human or equipment, to put it into production based on the quantities required.

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Titre

Texte

Data Collection in Production & Real Cost - MES
 

 

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description

Real-time data collection interface for manual or automatic entry of information (raw materials, packaging products, production lines, human resources, equipment, usage time, etc.) for calculating real cost. It allows you to follow instructions and manage alerts, taking into account parameters established in the recipe flow.

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benefits

  • Complete control of floor operations in real time.
  • Management of production alerts.
  • Instant access to production instructions and documents associated with the recipe.
  • Ability to consult any work order for all data collection stations.
  • Report of real post-production costs.
  • Adaptability and flexibility for optimal control of production.
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specifications

  • Ability to integrate external resources to the module (e.g.: automatic systems, PLC, scales, counters, sensors).
  • Tactile environment.
  • Visual, sound or automated alert management.
  • Complete information on work orders available.
  • Consumption and identification of physical and human resources with traceability.
Quality management
 

 

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description

This module provides ongoing quality management of production by lot and real-time sampling tracking. Any information collected during sampling is available in chart or graphical form. Sampling parameters are established by product.

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benefits

  • Identify non-standard products.
  • Information available in real time to support decision making.
  • Ensure product quality for clients.
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specifications

  • Different features: physical and chemical (for example, size, temperature).
  • Type management by sampling: whole, percentage, yes/no, etc.
  • Tolerance values, minimum and maximum managed in real time.
  • Certificate of compliance associated with the product.
Cross Analysis - BI
 

 

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description

This module lets you build multidimensional reports for analyzing business information. Cross analysis offers complete customization and enables quick and easy production of a virtually infinite range of reports. Its ergonomics and power put all of your company’s data in the hands of managers

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benefits

  • Make critical business decisions: your data is the key to success.
  • Be self-reliant in managing your analyses without any technical expertise.
  • Automatically email information to colleagues and employees at planned strategic moments.
  • Integrates easily to the Dashboard or can be executed in automatic mode, planned for when you need it.
  • Cross analyses can come from different data sources, e.g. SQL, Excel and Access, and building subsets of information about a particular area of the company is simple, including marketing, risks, quality control, sales, inventory, traceability and production.
  • A number of features, including real-time graphics, allow you to track key performance indicators over weeks, months and years.
  • Print and export data: Cross analysis is not only a data analysis screen, it allows you to export data into many formats, including XLS, XML, TXT, HTM and PDF, and print content in the form of traditional reports.
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specifications

  • Simple saving of analysis parameters, printing, export in different formats.
  • Select data for a period, a production, an area, etc.
  • Sort, filter, group or distribute data based on criteria you choose.
  • Perform different calculations (totals, averages, variances, comparisons between periods, etc.), and even drill down if the data model is supported on an OLAP structure.
  • Present your results in summary or detailed form, generally graphically, depending on your needs.
  • Create calculated fields to allow you to cross data that meets particular information needs.
  • Add formatting conditions (change of format – colour, writing style, font, etc.) to easily highlight and spot data that best meets your needs.
  • This tool integrates graphical control dynamically tied to the data in the chart.
Delivery Management
 

 

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description

This system manages deliveries and package retrievals. Companies need to be able to effectively manage their delivery operations and have the right information at the right time. With this system, automated validations and warnings ensure that all packages are sent to the right place, eliminating handling errors. The solution uses mobile terminals that communicate via cellular and wireless networks. During delivery, package tracking is available in real time thanks to instant transmission of information. Touchscreen-based electronic billing and signature is a key feature of the system. It bumps the traceability needed for this type of industry up one notch. A navigation system can be integrated for more efficient movements.

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benefits

  • Increase delivery efficiency and speed.
  • Eliminate handling errors.
  • Send information in real time.
  • Obtain electronic invoices and signatures via touchscreen.
  • Navigation gets drivers to destination faster.
  • Optimize routes and track the progress of deliveries in real time via a web interface due to integration with external route optimization systems. 
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specifications

  • Bulk, product and service delivery.
  • Management of delivery routes : Schedule, Planned call or emergency, According to a degree/day algorithm and Telemetry based on the client’s minimum volume.
  • Navigation.
  • Billing & payement.
  • Proof of delivery (electronic signature, GPS location, formal identification of equipment and product delivered via barcode or RFID).
  • Inventory.
  • Photos, phone and messaging.
  • Integration with truck system (e.g.: PTO).
  • Daily opening and closing report, odometer tracking.

 

Cold chain management
 

 

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description

Cold chain management solution enables growers, producers, co-ops, distributors, retail grocers, restaurants and food service providers to reduce loss due to spoilage, improve quality and address traceability requirements. Solution delivers on-demand visibility for tracking and monitoring the temperature and condition of produce, dairy, meats and seafood, and frozen and packaged foods from the producer to consumer. You get on-demand visibility of the product's condition – without unpacking the pallet or unloading the trailer – to improve freshnes while increasing customer satisfaction and brand value and addressing government and industry regulations for food safety.

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benefits

  • Ensure freshness by monitoring produce temperature and history from field to retailer.
  • Optimize inventory rotation based on remaining shelf life (FEFO vs. FIFO inventory).
  • Avoid loss due to spoilage and ensure documented quality of delivery.
  • Dynamically match transit time with pallet-level shelf life expectancy.
  • Improve delivered quality while addressing track-and-trace regulations for food safety.
  • Maximize product quality.
  • Reduce shrink due to temperature management issues by up to 50%.
  • Ensure food safety and traceability.
  • Automate receiving and operations.
  • Streamline quality control and merchandising.
Consultation/proof of concept RFID
 

 

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description

Epsilia offers its RFID expertise to validate the behaviour of this advanced technology in your operating environment, making it a partner of choice for the efficient use of RFID.

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benefits

  • Preparation of return on investment and RFID impact.
  • Evaluation and reduction of risks of integrating technology.
  • Validation of performance of different technologies.
  • Evaluation of the architecture from integration to the information system.
  • Complete budgetary assessment of a deployment.
  • Recommendations for implementation and use.
RFID Manager software
 

 

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description

The demand for RFID (radio frequency identification) technology has increased sharply. RFID technology can rationalize your logistics chain and manage traceability in real time. It also facilitates operational and inventory management.

The RFID Manager application makes it possible to parameterize RFID equipment and manage associations and movements of chips in a defined process and environment.

RFID Manager is middleware designed to meet the needs of manufacturers, processors, distributors, logistics providers and transporters that want to implement RFID technologies without sacrificing investments already made in their traceability system.

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benefits

  • Developed for easy integration with your information system.
  • Parameterable for your environment and needs.
  • Handles logistics and coordination of reading.
  • Reading performance ratio.
  • Real-time information on equipment.