3 Ways Manufacturers Implement Flexible Data Management to Keep Up with Product Digitalization Trends

Posted by Selerant on Apr 11, 2019

 

From scanning item barcodes on their phone to automatically seeing suggested items in online shopping cards, today’s consumers want engaging, personalized digital experiences that offer on-demand product insight from food and beverage brands. In fact, a study from consulting firm RSM found that companies with digitally-transformed operations saw 18% higher gross margins than their competitors.

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

4 Ways Food Manufacturers Can Win on Cost, Consumer and Material Standards

Posted by Selerant on Mar 22, 2019

With consumer preference for natural ingredients changing the nutritional composition of products, food and beverage manufacturers are finding that product formulation—and the sourcing of material sourcing—needs to be as flexible as possible to anticipate market demands.

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Topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Food & Beverage, Product Portfolio Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Product Formulation & Recipe 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

[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

The Sugar Tax: How Manufacturers Can Gain an Edge without Losing on Cost

Posted by Selerant on Nov 6, 2018

The introduction of a Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) on soft drink beverages, sodas and fizzy juices in April of this year in the sweetened the deal for health-conscious consumersand soured the existing formulations of many beverage manufacturers.

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