Meat, poultry, and seafood processors face constant pressure to innovate and grow. As a result, many CIOs are investing time, resources, and capital in an effort to transform and keep up with demand. Whether it is new systems or processes, it means change, and not every organisation is ready for it.
Food and beverage manufacturers face unique challenges and need specialized technologies to meet the industry needs. Organisations that have been on the same ERP system for seven years or longer are potentially missing out on advanced capabilities and functionality, putting themselves at a competitive disadvantage. In addition to no longer operating at top efficiency, legacy software is known to face numerous problems such as increased data compliance and security risk and reduced software supportability, against the backdrop of increased risk of failure.
Additionally, many legacy systems are no longer supported by the vendors, meaning organisations operating the software, may experience increased maintenance costs to extend support or have no support in place at all. Older environments tend to have a high number of modifications as well, making the thought of a migration torturous and risky.
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