Scheduling

data entry

Three NEW Screens for VicinityBrew Software in 2018

  VicinityBrew® has added functionality with new screens for production planning, data entry, and customizable settings to keep brewers on track for operational excellence.   Over the past year, VicinityBrew® has focused on developing a balanced application with a rich feature set, along with an easy to use interface. Our brewery specific recipe based application…

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production schedule

Announcing VicinityBrew’s New Production Schedule Screen!

With our latest 4.20 release of VicinityBrew Software, our team has made big strides in supporting flexible brewery management software with an evolving interface to meet customer needs! The latest version of VicinityBrew was rolled out this past October and includes a brand-new screen, The Production Schedule. This screen offers a new way to deliver…

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Breaking the Habit of Brewing to Capacity

For many breweries, brewing to capacity has been the number one constraint for individual growth. When your demand outpaces your supply, it often creates one of those uncomfortable situations that might be considered a “good problem to have.” This scenario has been a common circumstance for many craft brewers. In response, many breweries have been…

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skubrain forecasting

Enhanced Forecasting Software Webinar

In December 2016 at Brewbound’s Session in San Diego, we announced our newest integration with SkuBrain’s Demand Forecasting Software, a Halo BI product. This new and exciting integration extends VicinityBrew’s scheduling functionality with flexible, dynamic, and proven forecasting software for brewers delivering enhanced demand and production planning. SKU Brain can read sales history from VicinityBrew…

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Large sized breweries

Large-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

Let’s take a look at large-sized craft breweries (who, generally speaking, produce over 100k BBL annually) and the most common business challenges they face. When breweries reach this level, it’s all about bringing things together. Managing multiple production facilities, defining more precise operations with process steps built into recipes, and integrating with control systems. This…

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medium brew

Medium-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

Let’s take a look at medium-sized craft breweries (who produce between 20k and 100k BBL annually) and the most common business challenges they face. As you grow, your brewery will have an increasing need for a robust financial and distribution application. As your production grows, so does your brewery’s need for a management system with greater functionality.…

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Small-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SMALL-SIZED CRAFT BREWERIES (WHO PRODUCE UP TO 20K BBL ANNUALLY) AND THE MOST COMMON BUSINESS CHALLENGES THEY FACE. Growing Pain: Disconnected Accounting, Operations, and Distribution Solution: Centralized Data Between Departments Find a system that provides a centralized database, making all master files and transactions available in one place. By finding…

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beer growth

New Year, New Brew – New Laws Create Beer Growth Opportunities

In 2017, changes to regulations for the brewing industry’s production and distribution, are creating new beer growth opportunities for craft breweries in several states. New Production Beer Growth Opportunities in 2017 Tennessee “As of January 1st, breweries throughout Tennessee can now serve beers up to 10.1 percent alcohol by volume, or 8 percent by weight,…

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Blogs

Building Trust with Your Craft Beer Distributors

One of the biggest problems facing a growing brewery is capacity restraints, being able to make enough beer to meet the growing demand of craft beer distributors. Brewery software can give you the ability to establish a fine tuned brewery by connecting data across departments. Ensure that your team is meeting demand and exceeding expectations…

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Blogs

4 Ways Brewery Software Supports Your Independent Brewery

The Brewer’s Association defines a craft brewer as small, traditional and independent. Thus, independence is a widely important trait of any craft brewery, and is what sets craft breweries apart from big beer. According to craftbeer.com, more than 6,000 operating breweries exist in the U.S., and 98 percent are considered small and independent. This is such a huge deal…

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