Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Abel knows how important quality control and supply-chain integration are in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. For 20 years, we’ve helped FMCG manufacturers and suppliers by providing the right automation and end-to-end traceability to optimize overall efficiency, meet demanding deadlines and build customer loyalty.
Whether you’re selling pasta or potato chips to New Zealand supermarkets or exporting high volumes of butter or health products around the world, Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods has the features and flexibility to ensure you meet the highest standards of quality, reliability and customer expectations while improving your bottom line.
A System That’s Flexible And Easy To Use
With Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, you’ll have all the real-time information and insight to seamlessly manage demand for your products, plan distribution logistics, and avoid costly shortages and chargebacks.
What’s more, the easy-to-use system gives you the same visibility and traceability of critical information wherever you are – in the office, on the factory floor or on the road – so you can respond quickly to any production problem, quality issue or customer request.
The Right Solution For Your Business
We know every business is different. That’s why we take the time to understand what you do instead of promoting off-the-shelf solutions. We collaborate with our customers to create a cost-effective, purpose-built system designed for your particular needs.
We’re innovators too, so we’ve developed many specialized warehouse and distribution tools and quality features to simplify your business and cut costs – and give you a competitive edge. And because of our built-in design flexibility, every customized option is seamlessly and inexpensively integrated into your Abel system.
End-To-End Control Of Supply Chain
In a highly competitive and regulated global marketplace, it’s essential to maximize every supply chain opportunity and manage every risk. Our core tools and automation provide the lean and robust processes to control quality and avoid costly errors.
Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods includes:
- Automated procurement that reduces waste, lead times and overheads by integrating purchasing, sales, stock, receipting, invoicing, dispatch and shipping
- Optimized inventory management with real-time visibility of the information needed to forecast and plan for stock requirements
- Intuitive, seamless EDI interface for error-free data integration with major vendors and FMCG retailers
- Automated inventory tracking by unique batch, bin location, serial number, barcodes and RFID tags to ensure traceability of the entire supply chain so you can quickly correct any problem or isolate a quality issue in the event of a recall
- Direct printing of retail-ready barcodes and package labelling data
” Abel was the most engaged company we met. Their attitude is very can-do. A whole team of Abel experts came out to understand our specialist equipment and ensure we got the best out of our system, and we have. ”
Matthew Metcalfe, CEO
Dairy Products NZ
Abel’s Complete Solution
Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods is a complete solution, integrating a range of business functions to efficiently manage all your business processes into a single system:
Production and Quality Control
Detailed Production Data
Delivery Date Management
Demand Planning and Forecasting
Supply Chain Management
Integration to Regulators
Enterprise Portal Integration
Specialized Pricing Features
Foreign Currency Handling
Fully Integrated Financials
Customer Relationship Management
Scalability And Agility To Grow With you
Whatever your business aspirations, Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods is designed for you to get to the market quickly, grow without constraint, and adapt to changing market and regulatory demands without the need of a new business system or costly redevelopments.
When you want to introduce a new product, Abel can match new recipes or designs with existing inventory to identify the most cost-effective suppliers and processes. Smooth and safe integration to the production line is handled through our Bill of Materials capability. Whether it’s a unique request or for a million items, only minimal data entry is needed for a seamless transition into production with complete traceability.
“Abel gives us absolute visibility over everything from go to whoa. There is no way we would have got anyone to look after us like Abel.”
– Chris Bowman, Operations Manager of Manuka Health
The Abel Advantage
By integrating your information into one system, Abel for Fast Moving Consumer Goods makes it easier to manage your margins, enhance customer relationships and grow your business.
With our flexible reporting tools and real-time access to precise sales, inventory, production, customer and financial data, Abel gives you the confidence to measure performance and make the right business decisions at any time.
And our automated tools and traceability provide cost and quality controls over your entire supply chain – helping you turn your challenges into competitive advantages.
Partnering With Abel
As a global leader in business management software, we take great pride in our customer service and support. We build long-term partnerships not only with our customers but also with industry specialists who help deliver a solution that is right for you and your future needs.
What our customers say:
co-founder - Deep Creek Brewing Company
"“Working with Abel went as well as I could expect. We changed from three different software systems to one integrated system and it was working perfectly within a month.”"
Chief Executive Officer - Dairy Technology Services
"We couldn’t be happier with Abel,” he says. “Automating our processes has made us so much more efficient. We have fewer people working on manual tasks, we’ve cut costs and we now have the traceability and visibility we needed across our business. That’s making it easier for the whole organization to succeed."
Director - NZ Drinks
"For NZ Drinks, automation was a great decision, and Abel’s robustness and flexibility provides us with a great foundation for growth,” Kyle says. “If we wanted to quadruple our business tomorrow, we wouldn’t have to change anything."
General Manager - Disc Brakes Australia
"Once you configure Abel to suit your business processes, it just delivers. You get a system that can handle a very high level of complexity which would cost a lot more if you went anywhere else. I hate to think where we might have been today without Abel."
Director of Information Technology - Alsco
"Abel spent time getting to know how our business works and how to make us better. Our accountants are all amazingly surprised how much the new system has simplified their lives. We’ve already reduced the time for closing our monthly reports from nine or ten business days to four."
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