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Key Question: How to manage distillery cask movements

Key Question: How to manage distillery cask movements

In order for spirits distilleries to run effective, profitable businesses, warehouse managers must be able to manage distillery cask movements efficiently and effectively. Yet when these managers are responsible for the movements of thousands of casks, manually...

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Key Question: How to manage spirit recipes and ingredients

Key Question: How to manage spirit recipes and ingredients

The Challenge In order for producers of spirits to consistently meet targets in line with their long-term production plans, they need to effectively manage their component spirit recipes and ingredients in order to create the necessary blends of their spirits. Recipes...

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Key Question: How to keep track of distillery stocks

Key Question: How to keep track of distillery stocks

In order for producers of spirits to consistently produce high-quality spirits, managers must be able to track distillery stocks and effectively handle the holding of all cased stock from its initial filling or receipt until it is removed from the warehouse or...

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Effective long-term planning in the distillery industry

Effective long-term planning in the distillery industry

A taste for the future The typical image of the distillery industry, steeped in history and tradition, is not immediately associated with modern technology and digital innovation. Yet distilleries operate in a landscape of continual change, facing simultaneous...

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DRAMScan Solution Sheet

DRAMScan Solution Sheet

DRAMScan for DRAMS: The Complete Barrel Scanning Solution DRAMScan is a cask scanning module for the DRAMS distillery management system that dramatically simplifies the process of recording cask locations and movements, improving accuracy of information and overall...

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The DRAMS Guide to Cask Scanning and Labelling

The DRAMS Guide to Cask Scanning and Labelling

As you are probably aware, the use of scanning solutions to record barrel movements is becoming increasingly common. Many DRAMS customers already use this technology – and with the potential for tighter process control and increased efficiency and accuracy of stock...

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The DRAMS Guide to Cask Scanner Hardware

The DRAMS Guide to Cask Scanner Hardware

If you are considering implementing a scanning solution, you may be wondering about the type of cask scanner to adopt. ‘Intrinsically safe’ cask scanners (more on this later) can cost thousands of pounds per device, so clearly it is important to make the right choice...

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5 Questions for Cask Scanning Suppliers

5 Questions for Cask Scanning Suppliers

Cask scanning is a hot topic right now, but there are many ways to approach this – and different types of suppliers, not all of whom will be advisable partners for the maturing spirit sector. These questions may help you find the cask scanning supplier that is right...

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The hidden costs of in-house developed distillery systems

The hidden costs of in-house developed distillery systems

When it comes to technology solutions for managing stocks of maturing spirits, warehouse managers are faced with two basic choices: they can either outsource development to a software supplier that specialises in these sorts of solutions, or they can develop one in...

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