Production Control involves activities around the handling of raw materials, components, intermediates, and subassemblies, from their raw stage to the finished product stage in an organized and efficient manner. It may also include activities such as planning, scheduling, routing, dispatching, storage, etc.< Read More >
It's important to establish well-defined controls. Making consistent, quality beer is every brewery’s top priority. Limiting room for error by specifying which production activities are to be completed by which personnel reduces the chance that employees will be involved in tasks for which they do not have adequate training.
Cash is king, especially when your company is on the fast track to rapid growth. It is essential for breweries to use an accounting package with real time reporting capabilities and integration to your core business processes.< Read More >
VicinityBrew utilizes the latest Microsoft technologies such as .NET framework 4, SRS, Crystal Reports, web services and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Our software is available via up front purchase, by monthly subscription or a combination of both. VicinityBrew can either be run from your own server on-premise or on any hosting provider. Staying current on software maintenance means you will not encounter obsolescence due to technology advancements.< Read More >
Production planning is the function of a brewery responsible for the efficient planning, scheduling, and coordination of all production activities. The planning phase involves forecasting demand and translating the demand forecast into a production plan that optimizes the company's objective, which is usually to meet customer demand while maximizing profit.< Read More >
Breweries must ensure that the company complies with outside regulatory requirements and internal policies. These include, The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) which is the newest bureau, state excise taxes, label approval, etc... VicinityBrew was designed to simplify and automate many of these compliance requirements and policies.< Read More >
Central purchasing works with other departments and suppliers to consolidate orders for products, and then use economies of scale in order to exact cheaper prices. Additionally, organizations use a central purchasing department in order to simplify a procurement budget or to keep the organization's spending in a centralized location that can be checked for discrepancies easily.< Read More >