Food and beverage
Get the right fusion of solutions for food and beverage supply chains with Manhattan. Manhattan Active® Solutions—delivered in a single, cloud-native app—unify the supply chain from order through delivery—enabling smart, fast solves for inventory, labour, storage, safety and compliance.
How Manhattan optimises your supply chain commerce
Understanding industry challenges
Container ships can linger offshore when crucial cargo can’t be unloaded. Food deliveries race against expiration dates. Ever-changing customer demands need to be met. All while inflation, labour shortages and other disruptions stress the entire length of the food and beverage supply chain.
Leveraging the cloud
Our cloud-native and microservices architecture is versionless. That means seamless upgrades that occur automatically—with zero disruption or downtime. It’s how our solutions are able to constantly increase the efficiency, agility and safety of some of the world’s most complex food and beverage supply chains.
By unifying the supply chain and creating end-to-end visibility—from planning through execution, inventory and delivery—our solutions give you unprecedented control. Everything is flexible, configurable and created to be cost-effective.
Our solutions for the food and beverage industry
Manhattan’s WMS gives distribution managers real-time data visualisations across every level of every facility—allowing you to scale to meet new demand and ensure safety and traceability in compliance with regulations.
Reduce labour shortages with intuitive workflows that bring new and temporary workers up to speed ASAP. Increase performance and efficiency with integrated, data-driven gamification techniques and real-time digital communication that boost job satisfaction.
Gain visibility, reduce miles, improve cube utilisation and accelerate planning—all in real-time—with integrated transportation management designed to lower your cost of shipping and reduce carbon emissions.
Reduce your risk of stock-outs or oversupply with software that uses machine learning to continuously monitor and fine-tune inventory. Gain insights into structured and unstructured data via Manhattan Forecasting and Inventory Replenishment solution capabilities that allow you to share visibility with buyers and planners.
Customer service & engagement
Keep your direct-to-consumer customers satisfied throughout the entire order lifecycle with Manhattan’s unified commerce solutions that provide contact centre help and customer engagement tools designed to resolve issues before they turn into problems. After the sale, empower your customers to initiate returns, cancel an order, or request a callback with digital self-service.
How Bidfood optimised its supply chain with Manhattan
When market fluctuations and business growth exposed the limits of this Dutch wholesaler’s infrastructure, they turned to Manhattan for a better solution.