Transparency from farm to fork: how you can power your response to food safety recall

While food recalls are a relatively rare occurrence – according to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), there are on average 67 food recalls per year – they can pose a significant danger to public health and safety if not done correctly or in a timely manner. That is why the FSANZ requires that manufacturers, wholesalers and importers of food have a detailed system in place to ensure the recall of unsafe food.

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Q&A: What does it take to become a Nukon analyst?

 Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an analyst at Nukon?

From poring over the tiny details in an effort to save customers money, to contributing towards the development of exciting new technology designed to tackle the war on waste - we spoke to former Junior Analyst-turned-Nukon Senior Analyst Scott Schulz for an overview of his role and what it looks like day-to-day.

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Is real-time reporting worth the real-time cost for your factory?

 

Industry leaders are constantly talking about the ways that manufacturing factories strive for greater speed and scale on the factory floor, while sustaining product quality throughout all operations.

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Our approach to supply chain optimisation for F&B businesses

 There is always a lot of talk about the manufacturing industry and what’s going on out there in the market, but as a digital operations consultancy that helps customer organisations to improve business agility, we rarely share our own insights and observations.

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The 5 competencies of digitally transformed manufacturers

For several decades, manufacturers have driven their continuous improvement and quality management programs based on Lean, Six Sigma or Overall Equipment Effectiveness philosophies.

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What Amazon can teach us about digital transformation in manufacturing

Amazon has undergone constant digital transformation, from its beginnings as a small mail-order bookstore in 1994, to a global organisation boasting $38 billion in revenue in 2017. How does it continue to stay ahead of the pack and harness the latest digital technologies to improve its own business processes?

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Is it right for you?: The pros and cons of open source manufacturing software

Open source software is everywhere. Businesses today have access to thousands of open source software solutions - from enterprise resource planning, finance and accounting and customer relationship management, to e-commerce and communication systems.

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Busting the 3 most common myths about off-the-shelf manufacturing software

It’s not too far-fetched to say that manufacturing – or any industry – cannot function without software. Manufacturing software is especially relevant at a time where manufacturers are seeking out ways to streamline core processes and drive efficiencies. 

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5 ways big data is enhancing quality in manufacturing

Manufacturers are definitely the underdog in the game of consumer buying. With ever increasing pressure to reduce production costs coming from both global competition as well as consumers with powerful voices, manufacturers are really under the pump.

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Preparing for the future: 3 ways big data is transforming manufacturing

The year 2009 was tough. Different sectors of economies all over the world were still reeling from the effects of the GFC, and manufacturing was no exception. In Australia, the ABC reported that manufacturing made up only 9% of GDP, down from 27% in 2008.

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