Toustone Case Studies
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Gundagai Meat Processors
GMP is a ‘data rich’ plant that processes over a million lamb a year and employs approximately 250 staff. Being a big plant with multiple data sources, GMP was finding it difficult to analyse and manage this data to improve efficiencies and productivity, highlighting a need for new technology.
Rivalea decided to implement a company-wide enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. While the chosen solution delivered reporting functionality, the group needed a better and faster understanding of business performance.
Kirinari needed to know exactly how many participants they have compared to how much they were spending in payroll and service delivery. With all this information to be readily available to all senior managers and rostering managers to create clarity and consistency every day.
On the Line
On the Line identified the need for a sophisticated BI solution to simplify its reporting requirements and to streamline business processes.
Meat processing is a $21 billion industry in Australia, employing over 32,000 people. Losing a staff member for even one day directly affects output, leading to challenges in keeping up with demand. Toustone has developed a BI solution that not only understands the true costs of absenteeism but assist in indentifing, predicting and preventing future occurrences.
The traditional form of financial reporting typically results in static reports such as P&L, balance sheets, and cashflow statements. These reports are an effective form of analysis but are usually fixed, preventing a deeper analysis of data. A new form of data insights looks deeper into the numbers, quickly drilling down to understand the drivers behind the results.
In the independent software vendor (ISV) industry it is common practice to work with a network of preferred suppliers where by encouraging customers to use these preferred suppliers, the ISV gets paid rebates from the supplier. This creates a complex reporting process to manage with an increase in time and effort to analyse customer purchasing behavior.