Flour Mill ERP
The last few years had been very miserable in terms if performance for the industry due to lack of flour mill ERP and certain changes in environment such as droughts, non-seasonal rains. Although, India being an agriculture economy, with growing population would always have a great opportunity for flour mills. No industry could really match its growth and profitability potential.
Challenges faced during purchase of raw material:
Flour Mills Purchase raw material from various sources. So application was required to manage all type of purchases effectively.
Challenges faced due to unpredictable quality of raw material:
Once material is purchased it goes for quality check. These lab reports are important as Food Department is strict over reports. System must record quality checks and necessary price deduction is made.
Challenges faced during traditional weighing of material at various checks:
Raw material is weighed during gate entry. GRN and hence weighing scale entries are carefully noted. Depending on Purchase terms and condition like FOR/ExMill necessary adjustment of amount is made for transportation.
Challenges faced in controlling production of finished goods:
It’s also important to manage stock in Silo for flour mills; it’s one of the most unorganized parts in flour mill industry where it’s also important to manage stock in Silo for flour mills; it’s one of the most unorganized parts in flour mill industry where material in silo is not accurate. Managing all the inventory, BOM is also tedious and must be addressed in system. System is must to plan order based production and production planning. All material consumed must be carefully noted using BOM.
Challenges faced in dispatch, distribution, sales:
During sales also dispatches varies as per availability of transport. It may dispatch in schedule or multiple orders are shipped together. Imagine problems raised due to last moment changes in delivery. Even after product is received follow-up with brokers, customers over payments are must. Some flour mill companies also have their own retail division where they manage retailers of their own. System that will address this was need of the time.
After detailed case study on flour mill industry we came up with customised end to end solution : RSys ERP Flour Mill Edition.