Embrace technology that optimises ‘paddock to plate’ deliverability for food and beverage manufacturers

The food and beverage industry is fast-moving, with rapidly changing consumer trends, increasing regulatory demands, and growing pressure on supply chains and traceability.

Fusion5 has a proven track record of delivering high-value Dynamics 365 projects that uniquely support food and beverage manufacturers in managing complex compliance, inventory, tracking and demand forecasting requirements.

In addition, through our deep knowledge of the industry, we have developed a comprehensive portfolio of support applications that work to manage the unique challenges faced by food and beverage companies.

More accurate demand forecasting

Leverage built in business intelligence to monitor productivity, track raw materials against outputs, and make smarter, faster decisions.

Track and Trace with confidence

Monitor and manage where, what, and when every moving part is in the process, from receiving to final sale.

Capture all financial and administrative functions in a single system.

Complete buying, selling, processing, forecasting, or rebate management as part of an end to end workflow.

Minimise revenue loss with an airtight supply chain

Gain precise insights into your warehousing and inventory management through optimised labelling, scanning, and transport management.

Reduce non-compliance risk

Continuous monitoring and automated notifications about out-of-spec events enable fast response and correction.

Synchronise departments for increased synergy

Get at a glance insights into inputs, outputs, consumption, production and inventory and flex in real-time to manage variances.

An ERP especially for the Food and Beverage industry

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is one of the world’s leading ERPs for Food and Beverage manufacturers because it has a range of industry specific tools enabled to meet your specific demands and challenges. Consolidating your data and processes into Microsoft Dynamics 365 unlocks powerful analytics and real-time insights, provides robust tracking and tracing across the supply chain, and ensures compliance with manufacturing instructions and regulations is easily achievable.

How do you configure things correctly?

Understanding which tools to turn on or add in to help you optimise your business can be overwhelming. Depending on your needs, the links in your supply chain, which markets and geographies you are active in, supplier and seller rebates and pricing tiers, what currencies you transact in, how many product SKUs you have, or any combination of these plus many more, it can be a lot to take in, on top of managing day to day running and operations.

Fusion5’s experience and knowledge of the inner-workings and nuances of the food and beverage manufacturing industry, and how to tailor Microsoft Dynamics 365 to unlock automation, increase efficiency, enhance visibility and maximize performance in your operation, is your secret weapon to achieving not only a successfully implemented digital transformation, but also running a smarter, more profitable business with less stress!

In addition to having a solid understanding of the strengths of Dynamics 365 for Food and Beverage, Fusion5 works closely with other technology vendors who provide complimentary services and applications, that can optimise and enhance your operations.

Fusion5 Food And Beverage Solution grid

Who can benefit from a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Food and Beverage Solution?

Each industry has its unique challenges. So you need a partner with the right expertise and proven experience to help navigate through the complexity of your segment. Fusion5 can assist you across the following areas of Food and Beverage preparation


Bakery, beverage, confectionary, dairy, produce, frozen and packaged food, meat, seafood, sauces, snacks, spices, ingredients

The benefits of Food and Beverage ERP

Putting a food ERP system in place at your food and beverage organisation will have positive impacts across the board. The platform will allow all of your employees to carry out their responsibilities with precision and in alignment with your key initiatives.

Streamlined processes

Use automation and an intuitive digital interface to simplify workflows and accomplish more in less time.

Elimination of information siloes

With an integrated, cross-functional platform, everyone has access to the facts and figures they need.

Uncompromising bidirectional traceability

Collect all necessary information at each stop along the supply chain and update your database with any relevant changes automatically.

Higher yields

Leverage full control over formulations and robust visualizations to get the most out of your production lines.

Excellent food safety and recall readiness

Comprehensive tracking of materials and products means you never have to scramble in the event of an incident.

Assured regulatory compliance

Automate your checks and inspection scheduling to make sure your operations are always running according to the latest standards.

Enhanced agility to capitalise on opportunities and avoid emergencies

Real-time reporting lets you make informed decisions on the fly.

Greater efficiency through data

Identify the snags in your processes and correct them with robust analytics.

Cloud-based deployments

Unlock the flexibility of access and cost savings that are facilitated by implementing your ERP from the cloud.

Better consumer experience

Ensure more consistent, high-quality products are delivered on time with visibility into key metrics.

Reliable supply, sales and demand projections

Prepare for the future effectively with dependably accurate forecasts.

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Fusion5 provides a range of Microsoft solutions to support every business into success. Let us know which solution you’d like to see in action!

Why partner with Fusion5 for your Microsoft project?

Fusion5 has a proven track record of delivering Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions that offer the ability to personalise your approach to enterprise resource planning with business apps that are built on Azure and tightly integrated with Office 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform.

As a member of the Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle, we are recognised as being an expert and trusted pair of hands for your implementation. In addition, Fusion5 offers advance access to product updates, licensing changes, and the ability to take our customers’ feedback to the source of Microsoft innovation, to help bring solutions that really make a difference to our clients.

With the wide range of Microsoft Awards Fusion5 holds recognising our unrelenting commitment to delivering great outcomes for our customers, you can feel confident that your business' Microsoft project is in safe hands.

How can we help you specifically?

Executive leaders & Business owners

As business leaders, you are charged with setting the vision and the strategy that will make your business competitive and profitable today, while also mapping out your digital transformation journey to ensure you can scale, innovate, grow, and evolve.

The Microsoft Dynamics 365 projects we have worked on with Food & Beverage manufacturers have empowered them to achieve everything from identifying and entering new markets, successfully forecast and navigate the impact of changes in global, regulatory, and supply markets, as well as realise operational efficiencies that improve margins while reducing risk.

Supporting business leaders to realise the potential of their organisation and achieve valued business outcomes, is what we do best.

Department & Functional Area Leaders

We know the demands on you are in your face and typically urgent – whether it’s upstream pressure from suppliers changing prices, delivery times or product specs, to downstream pressure from wholesalers, retailers or clients, we understand that you need tools that keep you agile, and give you line of sight across a range of moving parts. Having a reliable and structure with optimised and streamlined processes are key to you successfully planning, production, quality, logistics, and people.

We have helped managers like you increase the efficiency and accuracy of both people and departments – leading to less stress and happier management, staff, stakeholder, and customers.  Through the clever application of intelligence technology, we’ve also been able to provide insights that allow you to proactively plan for changes and market fluctuations, rather than constantly playing catch-up.

Technical Managers & Users

In our experience, most IT Managers define success as having a minimum number of errors and break-fix situations, balanced against optimising and innovating the IT environment to help the business run more efficiently, with happier, more productive staff.

With specifically scoped Dynamics 365 for Food and Beverage manufacturers, IT Managers can be confident that they are working with a proven, integrated solution that operates safely within the existing IT environment.  Where additional applications are needed to meet specific needs, Fusion5 has the expertise and experience to support in-house IT Teams to safely deploy and run these applications, and give you the confidence that the entire system will remain up-to-date and reliable, with full cloud mobility and security.

Great outcomes start with great conversations


Great outcomes start with great conversations

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