The Minotaur Business System is a powerful tool for manufacturers of natural health products and pharmaceuticals. Your requirements for track and trace material handling is similar to those of food manufacturers, but you may be licensed as a natural health product provider and have specific reporting requirements.
Minotaur Software has an end to end business management solution with the features necessary to handle this industry’s unique needs. Whether you need lot number tracking, expiry reporting, rebate marketing programs with retailers, variable unit of measure options by item, QC tracking, order fulfillment or Certificate of Analysis creation, Minotaur has the features and expertise to simplify the complex and unique requirements of your business.
End to End Traceability
With Minotaur, you’ll achieve end to end track and trace from raw ingredients to finished products accessed in a matter of seconds; know where your raw materials were used and which customers received any product containing a given raw material. Most companies need to trace products in one of two ways depending on products produced and specific production processes. In Minotaur, you can trace your products by specific lot number such as supplier lot, work in progress lot or finished good lots. In addition, you can trace your products based on production date(s), lines and even shifts. This report will identify items based on the specified criteria plus any subsequent production utilizing any identified products.
Quality Control Specifications by Lot
Bring your quality control department into your main system for improved productivity and better information. Staff can enter product test results against lots of product produced and release lots products from on hold warehouse locations once cleared for shipping. System generated certificates of analysis can be generated based on the lots of product you ship to each customer. Track product expiration dates and ensure product is used or sold and not written off or discounted.
Built in Unit Conversion by Item
User defined units of measure and conversion factors enabling you easily purchase, manufacture and sell your products in the units of measure you need. Whether you buy raw materials by the bag and stock in kg for use in production, invoice product by the kg but your customers order by the case or pail, you can remove the guess work, excel spreadsheets and calculators staff may be using and have the piece of mind that your quantities will be correct every time.
Flexible Multi Level Bills of Materials
Produce by the batch or to fill a customer sales order. System generated batch sheets with detailed instructions for proper preparation. Post production easily and handle substitutions and adjustments with ease. Scan raw materials to ensure accurate picking and tracing.
Flexible Customer Pricing
Price lists, customer specific or date based promotional pricing all with volume breaks gives you the ultimate in customer pricing flexibility.
Barcode Generation and Aggregation Abilities
Minotaur can generate labels with barcodes for your raw materials, work in progress, finished goods, skids, etc., including industry standard GS1-128 barcodes for complete lot traceability. Labels can be item and/or customer specific including both scanable and human readable information.
Scan to aggregate units into cases, cases onto skids, skids into warehouse holding locations or to offsite storage, maintaining the full detailed information as to what units are contained.
End to End Traceability
End to end lot track and trace from raw ingredients to finished products accessed in a matter of seconds; know where your raw materials were used and which customers received each lot of finished products. Most companies need to trace products in one of two ways depending on products produced and specific production processes. In Minotaur, you can trace your products by specific lot number such as supplier lot, work in progress lot or finished good lot. In addition, you can trace your products based on production date(s), lines and even shifts. Lot trace reports will identify items based on the specified criteria plus any subsequent production that may have extended over multiple days but used any of the identified inputs.
Fully Integrated EDI
Minotaur’s EDI functionality removes the necessity for manual, repetitive keying of information into multiple screens. PO details from your suppliers can be loaded into your Minotaur system. Customer orders also get loaded into Minotaur, and invoices and other documents as well as serialized MH10 labels can be generated seamlessly from the Minotaur system based on the format required by your EDI partners.