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Ready to Optimise Asset and Plant Efficiency

Gain full visibility into production to optimise plan attainment and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) while improving operational efficiency. It’s easy with the right industry-specific tools.

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Increase Asset Utilisation.

Reduce Downtime.

Maximise Efficiency.

Shop Floor Insights to Maximise Productivity

Production uptime is critical in maximising productivity, maintaining profitability and ensuring continuity of supply. To meet the challenge, you must be able to monitor the performance of your critical plant equipment with real-time data from your shop floor.

Aptean solutions designed for the food and beverage industry enable plant managers to identify weaknesses in the chain, improve inefficient processes and ensure transparency of maintenance activities. Best of all, the data you need to make these improvements is available in real time so you can rapidly solve problems as soon as they are detected.

Create a culture of continuous improvement across your organisation by choosing a system that allows you to maximise the use of your assets, ensure equipment reliability and uptime, streamline maintenance planning and scheduling, and maximise end product quality. Aptean’s solutions are ready to help you achieve all this and more.

Real-Time Performance Management

Aptean's tailored food and beverage solutions give you comprehensive functionality to effectively manage your entire production process, including:

  • Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) work orders (unplanned)

  • Preventative maintenance scheduling and planning (planned)

  • Maintenance cost and time tracking

  • Machine centre asset allocation

  • Parts inventory management

  • Yield tracking

  • Labour planning and tracking

  • Plan attainment and OEE

  • Collaboration

Get in touch with one of our experts today to find out how you can optimise your plant maintenance and OEE in your food or beverage business.

Aptean Food Manufacturing

Software Features

Plan Attainment and OEE

Empower your staff to take action on the shop floor and respond quickly when losses occur. So, you can not only achieve, but exceed your plan attainment.

Labour Planning and Tracking

Track and manage the actual deployment of labour throughout your facility by shift, line or unit to better manage production targets and control costs.

Yield Tracking

Identify yield loss from batching all the way to packaging—reducing your manufacturing costs, minimising waste and improving overall plan attainment.


Improve operational efficiency throughout your organisation by streamlining collaborative processes and centralising communication in a single platform.

Other capabilities of our

food and beverage

software that you'll love

We know your industry inside out. Which is why we’ve designed food and beverage software with the capabilities to solve your specific challenges—ensuring you’re Ready for What’s Next, Now®.


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The challenge

Without the right tools to help you control processes, it can seem impossible to adhere to strict regulations, package requirements and food safety standards.

The solution

Set up mandatory quality audits and scoresheets at every step of the production cycle—and take the guesswork out of product consistency, integrity and safety.

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The challenge

How do you comply with ever-changing food safety regulations, pass mock traceability audits for larger retailers and ensure overall food safety without forfeiting efficiency?

The solution

With software designed for your challenges—that’s how. Our food software includes advanced traceability, recall and preventative functionality to set you up for success.

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Warehousing & Inventory

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Warehousing & Inventory

The challenge

Flawed inventory management and warehousing processes can lead to huge losses. From write-offs to excess waste, without the right tools, your bottom line can really suffer.

The solution

Enter Aptean. Our software solutions help you manage picks, putaways, packing and shipping to keep track of inventory and streamline processes. Ultimately, saving you money.

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Reporting & Analytics

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Reporting & Analytics

The challenge

Manual spreadsheet-based reporting has a long list of drawbacks and often results in you burning time looking for data instead of gleaning actionable insights.

The solution

With our analytics tools, you can create robust, customisable reports—empowering you to make smarter, more accurate decisions across your business.

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Manufacturing & Production

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Manufacturing & Production

The challenge

Your production operation has many moving parts—from R&D and costing to planning and batch processing. It can be tough to keep track and remain in control.

The solution

With our specialised features, you can manage it all quickly and simply. Boosting efficiency in every step of production, from R&D and costing to planning and batch processing.

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Solutions for

Plant Maintenance

Ready to optimise plan attainment and OEE? Aptean’s purpose-built food and beverage solutions deliver everything you need.
Food and Beverage ERP
Streamline operations, connect departments and boost process efficiency while addressing safety, regulatory and quality demands with our tailored food and beverage ERP.
Food and Beverage MES
Use real-time shop floor data to optimise plan attainment, improve MES and gain complete visibility of production and quality compliance.
Food and Beverage EAM
Maximise asset performance with comprehensive preventative maintenance functionality and control costs by aligning purchasing with business goals.

Start transforming your food operation today

If you’re ready to take your food or beverage business to the next level, we’d love to help.

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