A company in the food market needs to maintain a well-structured Food Quality Control Management process to ensure the quality standard of its end product, contributing to the business’ competitive edge and especially, for food safety. However, many companies still perform this process using paper, pen, and computer spreadsheets, which might be a risk to the operation, since this model doesn’t provide the security and authenticity of information.
In the food production chain, including major food industries, a lot of information is still recorded on paper, producing piles of documents that are difficult to analyze, resulting in little practical application for valuable information.
In the Food Quality Control Management, the change "from paper to automation" contributes in a positive manner to the improvement of the business’ performance and its results, because it allows significant gains in the day-to-day operation:
1 - Agility for Quality Inspections
Automation allows quality inspections to be performed quickly, reducing the number of employees involved in the process, allowing this time to be used for strategic, and tasks that aren’t as operational, improving the teams' use of time.
2- Convenience in external and internal auditing
A quality external audit requires access to a large amount of information. With an automated system for recording information, this important moment for the industry can be more convenient and require less effort from the team in charge. On the other hand, in internal audits, those in charge will be able to follow up on process parameters more quickly.
3- Standardization of procedures
Automation facilitates the standardization of processes, regardless of the person who is collecting the data, because it allows access to standard procedures and specifications, avoiding incorrect interpretations regarding conformity.
4- Strategic view of the process
An automated system can include a management panel that gives access to all information collected, allowing the analysis of the process with charts and indicators. This data contributes to faster and correct decisions by those responsible for the quality sector.
In a demanding and competitive market, companies need to be more effective in order to gain space and competitiveness. Going from paper to an automated system generates a relevant impact on your business’ Quality Control. What are you waiting for?
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