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Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to helping companies worldwide find practical solutions to today's food safety and quality challenges throughout the supply chain.

Mining Your Supply Chain Data to Optimize Your Food Quality and Safety Monitoring

Posted by Jennifer Derryberry

April 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM

data_mining_blog.jpgWhen mining for diamonds, one metric ton of rock must be scrutinized to turn up one gram of diamonds. Data mining in food manufacturing can be equally as tedious. Isolating critical pieces of information can be cumbersome, but when identified, it brings prominent value through insights and mitigating risk. Food quality and supply monitoring professionals are often focused on product performance trends over time. So even with a strategic food quality and safety monitoring program, critical values can get lost in the mean when trending big data. Finding the anomalies requires continuous monitoring and countless hours of research through thousands of data points daily. 

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Topics: Food Safety, Data Management, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, QualMap, Supply Chain Data, Food Quality

The Importance of Data in Managing Your Food Supply Chain

Posted by Kevin Hoffmann

March 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM

supply_chain_blog.jpgFood quality and supply chain professionals are being forced to make acrobatic decisions on a daily basis to help ensure the safety of your brand and the continuity of your supply chain. As a professional, you rely on historical know-how and industry experience to be able to drive your decisions on both a daily and long-term strategic basis. Operational saving demands, brand safety and the need to be more competitive, all with less and less resources, are just some of the factors that are starting to be expected on a regular basis. 

This is where data comes into the picture and couples nicely with experience and expertise. At Mérieux NutriSciences, food safety and quality testing is at the core of what we do and is heavily embedded into our roots. Every test, audit, sample and interaction creates a data point that individually provides a simple point-in-time snapshot of your results. As this data is combined and analyzed, you will begin to see larger trends and will have the ability to analyze your business operations in a new, different light. 

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Topics: Food Safety, Data Management, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Suppliers, QualMap, Supply Chain Data

Introducing Your Supply Chain Management Solution: QualMap

Posted by Kevin Hoffmann

January 5, 2017 at 10:00 AM

qualmap_blog_photo.jpegIs your supply chain keeping you up at night? As a food industry player, have you ever experienced difficulties in gathering the food safety data of your factories in a common format? Or made hazardous decisions because fact-based information was missing? Do your teams have to work hard to consolidate and analyze the information of suppliers? 

We get it - managing and understanding your supply chain data is a daunting task. Overseeing multiple applications, spreadsheets and data sets is inefficient, time consuming and can leave a lot of holes when comprehending the day-to-day operations of your business. 

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Topics: Food Safety, Data Management, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Suppliers, QualMap, Supply Chain Data


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