Natures Way Foods was the clear winner in this category, after investing in a new enterprise resource planning system and developing its own business intelligence dashboard.
The result was a new supply chain strategy that delivered full visibility and life-cycle management from ingredients sourcing to customer delivery.
The company has established a supply chain sourcing strategy that ensures it can collect, process and deliver fresh food in optimum condition to its foodservice and retail customers.
To ensure schedules are kept, the company focuses on its material requirements plan. This means it has the most accurate information and full visibility of the stock position in its Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system. The ERP system tracks stock at every step through the whole supply chain.