By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software The recent flood of food recalls has taken a pretty strong bite out of the food industry these days. Regardless of whether more and more firms are meeting safety standards or not, the number of food recalls over the last few months has been nothing short of … Continue reading Will FSMA Rules Increase or Decrease the Number of Food Recalls?
By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software In most commentaries, it’s not a good idea to reveal your conclusion before you’ve already made a compelling case for your argument. But in this instance, it’s going be different. Right from the beginning, I want to say “Farm to Fork Safety” isn’t just an industry term. … Continue reading Is “Farm to Fork Safety” just an industry buzz term?
By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software Maintaining quality is a challenge (and yes, quite often a serious problem) for every manufacturing company. But when food production and processing are involved, the situation can be far more perilous. So are the consequences of tainted food products. That’s why top manufacturing companies adhere to universally … Continue reading Real-Time Data at Your Fingertips: Engine for Reducing Distribution Pain Points
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
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
By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software If you’re a manufacturing company, and you’re like most businesses, you want to grow. Maybe your goal is to become a Fortune 1000 company or maybe it’s just to grow into a bigger and more profitable operation. Either way, your goal is still the same—to achieve greater … Continue reading Why You Should Integrate Your ERP, Accounting and Scheduling Systems
By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software As tax season consumes virtually every accountant’s waking moment this time of year, the primary focus for the time being is on how to lower tax liabilities before the April 15 deadline. But when profits are the goal, tax accounting is just the tip of the iceberg. … Continue reading Inventory Accounting Software: The Unseen Key to a Competitive Edge
By Linda Bryan Chief Executive Officer Tamlin Software Bigger might not be better, but sometimes bigger really can be easier. If, for example, market forces and regulatory agencies require a bundle of added resources to keep up with industry compliance standards, it’s far easier to carry the load if you’re a large operation with deep … Continue reading Three Compliance Questions Every Food Manufacturing Company Should Ask about Software for Food Processors
By Teresa Finn Chief Operating Officer Tamlin Software For years, barcodes have been an effective means for food processors, discrete manufacturers and distributors to track products and product parts throughout the supply chain. Barcodes not only hold vital information in a small graphic that’s virtually unnoticeable, they’re able to capture and record critical bits of … Continue reading Integrated Barcode Software Makes Traceability Easier