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My business has failed its BRCGS audit. What do I do next?

If you have just received notification you have failed your BRCGS audit, you’ll be worried.
BRCGS certification (or, as it was previously known, BRC certification) is the hallmark of an ambitious food and beverage business: So if you’ve just received notification of failure, here’s my advice on what to do next to get back on track.

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How can I improve purchasing and planning in my food business?

Optimising your purchasing and planning systems is a very effective way to improve the profitability of your food and beverage business.

The first thing to do is streamline your working methods to maximise your efficiency. If you’d like more on this subject, you might like to read How do I standardise processes as my food and beverage business grows?
That’s why it is important to be accurate when picking orders, better accuracy means:
• Improved customer service
• Lessen the risk of inventory shrinkage
• Better data to base planning on

9 techniques to reduce picking errors

Warehouse mistakes cost money. Shipping the wrong items means bad customer service but also inaccurate inventory that will make the planner’s calculations for the next order based on incorrect data.
That’s why it is important to be accurate when picking orders, better accuracy means:
• Improved customer service
• Lessen the risk of inventory shrinkage
• Better data to base planning on

5 Supply Chain Challenges in Food and Beverage

Supply chain: all the activities required to deliver value to your customers. From sourcing materials, transforming, packing and shipping the purchased products making sure to deliver the right item at the right time, to the right place at the right costs.
Seems quite challenging right? Well for Food & Bev companies it’s certainly is:
Here’s the 5 main challenges and how to get through them

The three main responsibilities of an entrepreneur

As the figures initially suggested the business had a problem of cash flow caused by low profitability. The unexpected success made it even worse. The business was facing bankruptcy 8 months after opening