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ERP Software for Brewery Business

Sage X3 is a comprehensive ERP to help you run your brewery business smoothly

 

ERP software for Brewery Business

Sage X3 ERP Software for Brewery Industry efficiently manages the liquor manufacturing process, including liquefaction, grain procurement, issuing job work for milling, quality check, bottling and packaging, slurry creation, jet cooking, distillation, fermentation, transfer documents for blending, issuing ENA against excise purchase, and many more. Sage X3 Brewery software also excels in calculating the exact cost of each bottle and state & country-wise billing and distribution. Moreover, organizations can analyze detailed reports on a single platform, providing complete business visibility and the ability to take better decisions.

A Quick Round-up of Brewery Industry Challenges

Nielsen reports that alcohol sales outside restaurants and bars in 2020 grew by 24%. Alcoholic beverage producers, including craft breweries, distilleries, and cideries, are facing the following challenges:
Requirement of products

Requirement of Diverse Products

Requests for a broad range of products, including low ABV (Alcohol by Volume) beer, 0 percent beer, hard seltzer, CBD-infused beverages, and more.

Changing consumer

Changing Consumption Demand

Rapid shift in the consumption demand. For example, consumers demand premium products like cocktails and canned wines, hard seltzers, and other alcoholic beverages that are easy to pick up from the nearest drinking spot.

Changing marketing strategies

Changing Marketing Strategies

Reaching new and diversified customer segments through innovative and out-of-the-box marketing strategies. Also, paying equal attention to other aspects of the business, including shipping, takeout, eCommerce, delivery, and building business partnerships.

Making process

Making Processes More Efficient

Increasing cost of utility, raw materials, logistics, and other items. Instead of passing on the cost to the end-consumer, beverage companies need to find ways to make their processes more efficient and cost-effective.

Rise of ecommerce

Rise of eCommerce Portals

eCommerce portals are emerging as an alternative to physical store sales. According to Forbes, the global market for wine and spirits nearly doubled in 2020.

How will Sage X3 Brewery Software help you solve the Challenges mentioned above?

Sage X3 Brewery Software provides an all-in-one cloud-based platform to manage each aspect of your brewery business. We have global experts in our team who continually improve our brewery software to help you control your business activities better, simplify your ecosystem, and ensure substantial business growth.

Sage X3 ERP for Breweries ensures that each organization — big or small — can meet its specific requirements. This all-in-one software allows you to automate complex tasks, streamline business processes, and promote user adoption.

Sage X3 is an ideal ERP Software for craft breweries. It allows organizations to adhere to government regulations, follow industry-leading practices, and help them do things in the right way.

Beer Production and Planning for Breweries

Brewery production planning

Improve your planning and production activities by creating production orders based on customer demand, after which you can schedule orders using Sage X3’s drag and drop scheduler.

Work order templates

Generate work order templates for frequently produced products. These templates are designed to run the work order creation process smoothly.

Eliminate complexity in multi-facility production planning

Get 360-degree visibility of each production facility’s schedule. Give appropriate commands concerning what should be manufactured where and get the complete status of the quantity of essential raw materials in the inventory. 

Lot tracing

Get full forward and backward lot tracking reports about raw materials, finished products, and packaging materials.

Recipe management

Track current and historical recipes in a library and easily monitor changes in the items and their quantities.

Barrel management

Create barrel inventory records (both full and empty) conveniently.

Production alerts

Ensure the production line runs smoothly and at optimal efficiency by creating workflows and alerts.

Beer Production
Inventory Management

Warehouse and Inventory Management

Demand planning

Generate comprehensive supply plans for your business based on historical and forecasted data. Use these plans to create bulk purchase orders upon approval. 

Batch & lot tracking

Enhance control over finished products for breweries business through the batch & lot tracking function. Also, record information throughout the beer-making process. 

Raw ingredient tracking

Management software for breweries provides complete visibility about the depletion of reserved items and lots. 

Ensure all documents match

The inventory management software ensures that your delivery receipts, purchase orders, and invoices always match.

Streamline brewery warehouse operations

The brewery management ensures that your production and warehouse teams work together on critical areas, including tracking, planning, and completions. 

Forecasting and planning inventory requirements

Create detailed inventory requirements plans in advance for your brewery business using accurate historical and future forecasts.

Handle several inventory locations

Sage X3 is the ideal ERP for your business as it provides a comprehensive view across multiple locations, ensuring the right ingredients and materials are available whenever required.

Finance & Accounting

Simplified GL for beverage manufacturers

Our well-designed GL structure simplifies business administration. It helps you keep track of sales and also generate granular reports.

Granular reports

Enhance business management by creating and maintaining budgets across each department through our software’s granular reporting and analytics feature.

R&D expenses

Improve process manufacturing, product development, and get comprehensive insights regarding the costs associated with the new product lines.

Track your cash flow in real-time

Sage X3 brewery software is specifically built to provide 360-degree insights on cash flow performance based on historical performance and future estimates.

Simplified financial reporting for your brewery business

Sage X3 has hundreds of built-in templates that enable you to create and keep track of financial reports across each business department.

Track sales and supply chain using global accounting

The Multi-currency, Multi-locations, Multi-legislation, and Multi-lingual features of Sage X3 help you maintain full-fledged accounts globally.

Multi-company accounting

Sage X3 ERP simplifies how you monitor and manage cross-entity reporting and end-of-month elimination entries.

Manage Accounts Payables easily

Sage X3 ERP creates an overall process to verify, approve, and pay vendors.

Finance
Supply Chain

Supply Chain & Procurement

Sage X3 ERP will help you capture and maintain information about raw material contracts, blanket purchase orders, and leftover balances, helping you simplify the process.

Handle internal transfer orders

Conveniently manage orders regarding packaging products and transfer of ingredients across multiple locations and warehouses across the process manufacturing cycle.

Upload sales order

Easily upload CSV files and other partners to get 360-degree visibility of orders and end-consumer orders.

Manage third-party vendors

Edit preferred vendor choices to help your procurement team to select items and suppliers based on cost, availability, and lead time.

Generate vendor performance reports

Sage X3 ERP records the vendors’ contact details and also tracks all the payments, transactions, deliveries, and communications in one place.

Supply and demand planning

Sage X3 ERP excels in creating elaborate supply and demand plans. You can approve these suggestions to generate purchase orders (POs) automatically.
Workflow approval

Handle internal transfer orders

Conveniently manage orders regarding packaging products and transfer of ingredients across multiple locations and warehouses across the process manufacturing cycle.

Upload sales order

Easily upload CSV files and other partners to get 360-degree visibility of orders and end-consumer orders.

Manage third-party vendors

Edit preferred vendor choices to help your procurement team to select items and suppliers based on cost, availability, and lead time.

Generate vendor performance reports

Sage X3 ERP records the vendors’ contact details and also tracks all the payments, transactions, deliveries, and communications in one place.

Supply and demand planning

Sage X3 ERP excels in creating elaborate supply and demand plans. You can approve these suggestions to generate purchase orders (POs) automatically.

Workflow approval

Sage X3 ERP is the best in the industry for creating custom workflows that ensure POs are checked, verified, and approved by proper authorities.

Sage X3 ERP is the best in the industry for creating custom workflows that ensure POs are checked, verified, and approved by proper authorities.

Packaging, Picking, Label Management, and Shipping

Expedite delivery

Conveniently plan the route and the load by editing delivery schedules and optimizing routes based on location.

FEFO (First Expired First Out)

Ensure that perishable products or consumer goods with a limited shelf life are shipped first.

Label management

Keep all label information, including approval, licenses, and artwork, in one place.

Bills of Lading

Sage X3 ERP will automate the Bills of Lading process by integrating ERP data into built-in templates.

Packaging planner

Ensure your beer gets into the correct package by planning and managing keg, bottling, and canning lines together using Sage X3 ERP.

Handle DTC Orders

Expand your client base by offering DTC orders to new customers on eCommerce platforms. Efficiently manage the packaging, packing, and shipping processes when the orders come in.

Pallet builder

You can use both full and partial pallet building using Sage X3 ERP software. This includes scanning and barcode to streamline the process.

Packaging

Skip generic solutions, go industry-centric to forge more profits

Benefits of all-in-one Sage X3 for the Brewery industry