Lusail Foods, a leading food manufacturing company based in Qatar, faced challenges in managing their operations efficiently due to the increasing demand for their products. With multiple warehouses and batches of products with expiry dates, it was becoming difficult to keep track of inventory and production costs. Additionally, manual processes for financial statements and delivery notes were prone to errors and time-consuming. Lusail Foods needed a solution to streamline their operations and gain better insights into their costs and profits.
Challenge: Lusail Foods needed an ERP solution that could handle their complex manufacturing operations and integrate with their existing accounting systems. They required a solution that could track inventory across multiple warehouses, manage production plans, and provide accurate financial statements.
Solution: Lusail Foods approached us for help in finding a solution to their challenges. After a thorough analysis of their requirements, we recommended ERPnext, an open-source ERP system that provides modules for accounting, purchases, sales, and manufacturing. We customized the ERPnext modules to fit the specific needs of Lusail Foods, including tracking inventory across multiple warehouses, managing production plans with BOMs, and generating delivery notes and financial statements from the system.
Results: With the implementation of ERPnext, Lusail Foods was able to streamline their operations and gain better insights into their costs and profits. The system provided real-time visibility into inventory levels and helped manage production plans efficiently. The system’s ability to generate delivery notes and financial statements directly from the ERP system reduced errors and saved time.
Conclusion: The implementation of ERPnext has transformed Lusail Foods’ operations, enabling them to handle their manufacturing operations efficiently and manage their finances accurately. The customized solution provided by us has helped Lusail Foods gain better control over their operations, and the insights provided by the system have enabled them to make informed decisions about their business.
|Analysis of Requirements
|A thorough analysis of Lusail Foods’ requirements was conducted to understand their complex manufacturing operations and integrate the ERP system with their existing accounting systems.
|Customization of ERP Modules
|The ERPnext modules were customized to fit Lusail Foods’ specific needs, including tracking inventory across multiple warehouses, managing production plans with BOMs, and generating delivery notes and financial statements from the system.
|Implementation of ERP System
|The customized ERP system was implemented, and Lusail Foods’ data was migrated to the new system. Training was provided to the relevant stakeholders to ensure they could use the system effectively.
|The ERP system enabled Lusail Foods to track inventory across multiple warehouses, providing real-time visibility into inventory levels and helping them manage production plans efficiently.
|BOM-based Production Planning
|The ERP system enabled Lusail Foods to manage production plans with BOMs, taking into consideration other expenses and costs.
|Delivery Note & Financial Statements
|The ERP system’s ability to generate delivery notes and financial statements directly from the system saved time and reduced errors.
|Cost & Profit Analysis
|The ERP system enabled Lusail Foods to know the cost of each item and its profit, providing valuable insights for decision-making.
|Improved Efficiency & Profitability
|The implementation of the customized ERP system resulted in improved efficiency and profitability for Lusail Foods.
This process flow table outlines the key steps involved in the implementation of ERPnext for Lusail Foods, highlighting the benefits of each step for the company. It showcases the various ways in which ERPnext has helped Lusail Foods streamline their operations and gain better control over their manufacturing processes.
|ERP Implemention Start Date
|18th March 2022
|ERP Implementation Completion Date
|30th April 2022
|Consulted and Implemented by
|Amer Rashed, Finance Manager