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3 Ways the Food Safety Management System Helps You Manage Your Data Effectively

June 29, 2016 / by Emily Ysaguirre

Automating the process of Food Safety ManaFood_safety_data_management.jpggement substantially increases visibility into food safety. Food safety software solutions are designed to help companies achieve compliance by providing a seamless link from one process to the next, ensuring that each step is traceable, visible and controlled.  

The food and beverage market must have these capabilities to ensure that all data is being used effectively.  This post will review the functionality that will simplify the process.

1. Centralized Reporting: Centralized reporting is critical to fostering change within an organization. Reporting takes the “guessing” out of organizing data. It creates reports within minutes, giving intelligence the right of way every time. With hundreds of reporting and charting options, the opportunity to analyze and review data within compliance management is possible. Reports can be scheduled, or set up as ad-hoc reports because data is in real-time.

2. Document Control: Document control allows users to create document records, assign key words to records and attach files of any size or type to different workflows. Routing documents through workflows allows them to get the desired amount of attention necessary to send through review and approval phases which ensure that proper change procedures or acceptance methods will be provided. Document control can be linked to Employee Training which also allows the food and beverage industry to stay on top of records, automatically.

3. Employee Training: Part of having a successful operation and maintaining quality, safety and compliance within an organization is making sure that employees are all knowledgeable and properly trained. Failure to have fully trained employees can result in errors, missed work instructions or poor performances. Employee Training streamlines and automates the process of training. It enables employees to be trained on necessary documents and procedures in a timely fashion.

Automated solutions create a flexible platform for food safety and help ensure that companies remain in compliance with regulatory initiatives. Automated food safety management enables companies to gain visibility, traceability and control, to ensure that the quality of the data is never compromised.

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Topics: Quality