News

Case study: Live with Ovotrack within 2 months? D.A. Hall did it!

Case study: Live with Ovotrack within 2 months? D.A. Hall did it! Thanks to great teamwork by people from D.A. Hall and Ovotrack, D.A. Hall started working with the Ovotrack system within two months after signing the contract. Miguel Abadia Sabel, the customers support specialist from Ovotrack who was leading the installation and implementation at D.A. Hall in the last week of August explains why this was possible in such...

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine -3- for accurate product labelling

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine - 3 - for accurate product labelling Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine is an important part for most of the Ovotrack customers. Depending on the type of grading machine or the specific requirements of your local market there are different ways to do it. In several newsletters we will zoom in on the different aspects of grader communication in more detail. The benefits...

Ovotrack Scanportal: for better inventory management and checking barcode readability

Ovotrack Scanportal: for better inventory management and checking barcode readability The Nest Box Egg Company recently installed two case scan portals on their case conveyors to improve the inventory management of finished goods. Ciaran Quinn, production manager at The Nest Box, wants to be sure that his inventory is up-to-date, real-time and accurate at all times. ''Any case that passes the scan portal increases our inventory. And if the barcode...

Introduction of Ovotrack during SIAVS 2019 in Brazil

Introduction of Ovotrack during SIAVS 2019 in Brazil SIAVS 2019, the largest poultry and pig farming exhibition of Brazil, took place from August 27th to August 29th in São Paulo. SIAVS 2019 edition was a big succes for the Ovotrack team and they were very happy to get the chance to introduce the Ovotrack system and to provide all visitors with latest information and posibilities in tracking and tracing for...

Traceability hot topic during Conbrasul 2019, Brazil

Traceability hot topic during Conbrasul 2019, Brazil Conbrasul, a conference for the Brazilian egg industry, took place from June 16th to June 19th in Gramado, Brazil. This conference takes place every two year and Ovotrack CEO, Job Beekhuis, was one of the presenters during this year’s edition. Job gave a presentation about different traceability solutions in the egg industry, the global developments in traceability technologies and the growing importance of...

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine – 2 – for better traceability

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine - 2 - for better traceability For most customers, connecting Ovotrack to their grading machine is an important step. There are different ways of doing this, depending on the type of grading machine or the specific requirements of your local market. In this newsletter, and in forthcoming editions, we will be zooming in on the different aspects of grader communication in more detail. The...

Ovotrack opens office in Kalona, IA

Ovotrack opens office in Kalona, IA With a rapidly growing customer base in the USA and Canada, the Ovotrack customer support team needs to increase its footprint in North America. On July 1, Brandon Helmuth, who runs the North American service department, has moved to a bigger office in Kalona, IA. The new location in Kalona will also act as a repair and distribution centre for Ovotrack hardware and spare...

Case study: Star Egg controls inventory of eggs and packaging

Case study: Star Egg controls inventory of eggs and packaging Star Egg, an egg grading company based in Saskatoon in Canada’s Saskatchewan province, grades eggs of different types from over 60 farms. In 2010, Star Egg was involved in a traceability pilot project set up by Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC),  the national egg farmers’ organization that manages the supply of eggs, promotes eggs and sets standards for egg farming...

Visit us at SIAVS 2019 in Brazil

Visit us at SIAVS 2019 in Brazil For the first time, Ovotrack will be present at the SIAVS exhibition in São Paulo. This International Poultry And Pork Show will be held at Anhembi Parque in São Paulo, Brazil, from August 27th to August 29th. With more than 150 exhibitors, SIAVS is the country’s largest poultry and pig farming event! The Ovotrack team, including our South American agent Rogério Belzer, will...

First Ovotrack Academy in Wisconsin is a winner

First Ovotrack Academy in Wisconsin is a winner S&R Egg Farms hosted the first Ovotrack Academy at their brand new egg processing center in Cold Springs, WI. The first edition of this new Ovotrack service focused on Moba customers in the USA. For two days, all existing Ovotrack modules were discussed in six blocks, each block addressing a specific process step, such as ‘database and synchronization’, ‘receiving eggs and material’,...