Category Archives: Traceability

A Shout-Out to Renfro Foods

On August 1, Food Processing magazine published an in-depth article that includes longtime Tamlin client Renfro Foods and Renfro’s president, Doug Renfro. The article highlights the differences between business data and business intelligence. It has interesting case studies about food manufacturers who successfully turned their data into actionable insights to save substantial money and increase … Continue reading A Shout-Out to Renfro Foods

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Win the information “game of chase” with bar-coded, mobile systems

Supervisors and operations managers are responsible for monitoring and controlling  multiple activities, spanning multiple applications to watch and report on business processes as they unfold (e.g., demand planning, production, packaging and order selection). Thus starts the game of chase for information. Information from multiple applications and sources is collected, enabling performance and productivity data to … Continue reading Win the information “game of chase” with bar-coded, mobile systems

Food Processor succeeds with new ERP implementation

Here in Texas, BBQ is an institution.  Wycliff Douglas Foods, Inc. provides BBQ sauce with that special hickory smoked, dark succulent flavor and deep aroma. Through the years, sales have expanded and for Wycliff Douglas CEO Nick Schwabe, that meant continually ramping up production to fulfill the demand for their product.  Very quickly Schwabe was … Continue reading Food Processor succeeds with new ERP implementation

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The Three Common Mistakes Food Processing Managers Make with Backward Traceability

By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer, Tamlin Software Farm-to-fork traceability isn’t just a food industry buzz phrase. It’s a very real concern for every company in the food industry supply chain—both in terms of backward and forward traceability alike. Without farm-to-fork traceability, it’s impossible to know where harmful products came from or where they eventually end up. … Continue reading The Three Common Mistakes Food Processing Managers Make with Backward Traceability

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Traceability: The Key to Minimizing the Cost of a Food Recall

By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software The number of food recalls over the past few weeks makes me wonder if March Madness might have missed the basketball court and landed right in the middle of the food industry. This month, Bumble Bee voluntarily recalled some of its canned tuna products. Nestle USA did … Continue reading Traceability: The Key to Minimizing the Cost of a Food Recall