The dairy industry is dynamic – and not simply because of the wide diversity of end products. Prices fluctuate dramatically over shorts periods of time, dairy alternatives continue to gain traction, and consumers are ever more sustainability minded. Ensuring fresh, high-quality products, transparent supply chains and high sales figures require a transformative approach to your dairy business.
Coping with – and thriving on – rapidly changing supply and demandDairy prices can fluctuate dramatically within very short periods. The abolition of the milk quota and the introduction of the Phosphate Act have impacted the number of cows managed per dairy farm – and thus, the supply of milk. Dealing with and capitalizing on this dynamic environment requires real-time data and the ability to respond to changes in an agile way.
Investing in the relationship with your farmers is investing in your futureThe close relation between you as a producer and the farmers is unique. The farmers responsibility is the optimal management of the cows and other milk-producing livestock. He has control and oversight over milk production. Using data-driven insights and IoT sensors, invest in your relation can improve insights in quality and supplydemand, maximize margins, avoid unnecessary losses, ensure optimal nutrition and provide the care needed to offer the highest-quality milk products to picky consumers.
Focus on operational excellenceFrom one raw material, many different finished or semi-finished products can result, from milk powder and milk to desserts, cheese and butter. As a company producing many types of products, keeping production flows separate is essential to maintaining an accurate overview of your business and guaranteeing freshness.