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Case study: Farmlay Eggs Scotland: automatic batch changes save costs and improve the process

Case study: Farmlay Eggs Scotland - automatic batch changes save costs and improve the process Increasing the number of eggs graded per week whilst remaining staffing levels unchanged is one of the critical success factors to survive in the competitive egg market for Farmlay Eggs in Scotland, ran by the Chapman family. That is why the Chapman family, owners of Farmlay Eggs, continue to invest in automation on the grading...

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine – 4 – to improve production planning

Connecting Ovotrack to your grading machine - 4 - to improve production planning 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...

Come visit us at IPPE 2020

Come visit us at IPPE 2020 In January 2020, Ovotrack will be present at the IPPE 2020 trade show in Atlanta. The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is the world's largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind. A wide range of international key persons attend this annual event to network and become informed on the latest developments in their industry. Last years' edition featured more...

Van sales scanning: bringing traceability to the work floor

Van sales scanning: bringing traceability to the work floor Dermot Herlihy, owner of Belview Eggs, is Ovotrack customer from the early days and uses Ovotrack since 2006. By then almost all eggs were delivered directly into shops by Belview's own delivery van drivers. The company has grown year over year and an increasing part of the business is now delivered to depots and distribution centers. But the van drivers are...

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...