Managing a Global Product Pricing Process with PLM: An Interview with Selerant COO Sunil Thomas

Posted by Selerant on Aug 12, 2019

Recently, we sat down with Sunil Thomas, Selerant COO, to discuss the major challenges food manufacturers face in managing product costing. In our previous post, he discussed how brands can use a global formulation strategy to achieve economies of scale and quickly and costly-effectively implement product changes in response to commodity prices and market demand.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Product Data Management, Blog

Standardizing Internal Knowledge Sharing for Faster Product Globalization

Posted by Selerant on Apr 26, 2019

For food and beverage manufacturers, developing a brand once followed a predictable path. A local or regional brand would be distributed on a small scale and then, those product lines would be slowly globalized across new regions and markets.

Today, manufacturers don't need to wait for this kind of brand maturity model to launch products at mass scale. The rapid availability of goods internationally, combined with online selling, means that brands can launch new products globally from the very start.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Product Data Management, Blog

The New Dilemma for Cosmetic Manufacturers: Global Formulations with Country-Specific Certifications

Posted by Selerant on Feb 12, 2019

Today's cosmetics and personal care manufacturers serve many hyper-nuanced customer bases with customized product lines across the world. This potential for global reach provides rapid market growth and, along with it, a tangled web of regulatory compliance that can be increasingly difficult to unpack as new markets emerge and rapidly change.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Product Portfolio Management, regulatory compliance, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Product Data Management, Blog

How to Take Data Governance from a Siloed Approach to a Systematic Process

Posted by Jenna Fu on Dec 18, 2018

 

From getting products to market and registered in multiple countries, to translating innovation requests into product launches and juggling the global costs of goods in a complex portfolio, process-based manufacturers aren’t just dealing with more data--they’re dealing with the need to have deeper connectivity between data systems. Implementing a comprehensive data governance plan across these initiatives can quickly turn into a trip to uncharted waters.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Product Data Management, Specialty Chemicals, Blog

[INFOGRAPHIC] 9 Things to Know About Formula-Based PLM

Posted by Selerant on Nov 13, 2018

This content originally appeared in our User Conference Day 1 and User Conference Day 2 blog posts. 

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Specification Management, Supplier Relationship Management, regulatory compliance, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Product Data Management, Blog