6 Ways Your Food and Beverage Business can Navigate the Labor Shortage with an ERP System
What can you do to successfully take on the challenges of a labor shortage in the food and beverage industry?
Your business has probably felt the impact of the labor shortage in Canada. And you’re not alone. According to a BDC study, almost 40% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are finding it difficult to hire new employees. The situation won’t get better any time soon.
In the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry, small businesses are even worse off. Food processing is the country’s biggest employer in manufacturing, according to Statistics Canada, with 290,000 people working. Research by the non-profit Food Processing Skills Canada found that by 2025 the gap between job vacancies in the sector and the people available to fill them would reach 65,000, or 24% of the current workforce.
9 Reasons Why the Best Cloud ERP for Your Business is Fidelio
You’ve completed the rounds of ERP software demos for your business. Now what?
Now is a good time to pause. Sit with the power-user colleagues who attended the (hopefully) in-depth demos with you, and get some clarity on all the information you gathered.
After all, this digital transformation is a high-stakes project for your manufacturing, distribution, or agri-food business. You’re looking for a cost-effective ERP solution that meets your list of requirements, fits well with your industry’s specific needs, and is easy-to-use.
Jump-Start Your Digital Transformation with an ERP System: 5 Tips for Building a More Agile and Sustainable Business
Did your business hit a wall during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Whether your activity rocketed and strained your operation’s limits, or your company had to perform major surgery on its business model, the pandemic became a moment of truth.
In a survey of over 710 business executives, about 56% of the respondents said they were revising their business models since the first wave of the pandemic; 57% accelerated their digital transformation. Almost one-quarter of the businesses started their digital transformation as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
The Modernization of the Fidelio Logo: A Reflection of our Commitment to Innovation
The Fidelio team is very happy to introduce its new logo! This change echoes new developments in the company and constitutes a milestone, as much for our employees as for our customers. And no, we’re not modernizing our logo on principle only, but rather on the premise that 2020 is going to leave an indelible mark on the Fidelio timeline. It is, therefore, with great pleasure that we present you with this article on the natural evolution of our brand.
How Rocheleau increased online sales from 0 to 55% with Fidelio
Increase their sales volume without increasing the size of their sales teams? To meet this objective, Rocheleau launches an e-commerce website and to have all the advantages of a platform that is fully integrated to her ERP software, the director of operations, with the support of the management team, adopts Fidelio. The company’s online sales increase from 0 to 32% in 2012 and to 55% in 2020. How is Rocheleau exploiting Fidelio to implement its e-commerce and growth strategy?
Launching Your B2B E-Commerce Site: How to Get Started
A good number of B2B business leaders, whether they be manufacturers, distributors or wholesalers, share the notion that e-commerce sites are reserved for B2C. But faced with the present crisis, many B2B companies are imperatively turning to e-commerce to be able to continue to sell. If you are reading this, you may be in this situation!
Too late you say? Well no, because if your e-commerce site is put in place strategically, it will deliver added value in the long term. This is a sustainable sales solution that will increase your resilience in any circumstance (for example, during a global health crisis).
Is your business growing? Congratulations! Perhaps it’s time for your company to invest in a tool that will allow you to support your development in the long term. Up until now, you certainly must have used basic accounting software and Excel files which started your growth. But these tools quickly hit their limits when your sales volume increases. Certain signs are telling: do you feel like you don't have much control over your production and traceability? Do you have poor visibility on your results? Are your clients sometimes unhappy or have you even lost certifications or labels? An ERP system provides many advantages that can help you tackle these issues. Here are 5 signs that your food business is ready to invest in an ERP.