TraceGains CEO Nowacki Focused on Reducing Risk for Food Manufacturers
Westminster, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/05/2013 -- Gary Nowacki is the CEO of TraceGains with expertise in building and enhancing shareholder value, building and growing sales organizations, substantially increasing revenue, as well as driving profits through strategy, execution, and consistency. Nowacki commented, “I am focused on reducing risk to corporations and their brands and at the same time increasing their profits.”
Nowacki joined TraceGains in January 2008 after spending more than a decade in a variety of software industry executive positions including ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), Supply Chain Management, and Quality space for Food & Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods, Pharmaceuticals, and other process industries. Prior to that, Nowacki held management and individual contributor positions in programming, implementation services, and sales in the ERP software business. Nowacki’s prior work experience includes serving in senior management roles at CDC Software – Ross Systems, a leading ERP supplier to the food industry.
TraceGains (http://www.tracegains.com) is for quality, purchasing, product development, and other departments, that are burdened with manually managing suppliers and documents. Supplier documentation storage, whether in file cabinets or in digital formats, may satisfy regulatory retention requirements, but does little to systematically unlock the wealth of business, compliance, and regulatory information they contain and you require on a daily basis to operate successfully.
By automatically analyzing and scorecarding supplier-provided documentation as it is received—such as certificates of analysis, qualification questionnaires, audit documents and their results, certifications (Kosher, Organic, etc.), insurance certificates, allergen questionnaires, and other import requirements (COOL, C-TPAT, FSMA, GFSI), among others—TraceGains helps food and nutraceutical manufacturers and ingredient processors automate document management, meet regulatory and industry compliance requirements, identify best and worst suppliers, source better with less risk, automatically raise product quality, and painlessly perform or participate in audits, all without needing to involve the IT department to help with complex technology.
Some of the food industry categories which have observed significant benefits using TraceGains include baking mixes, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, snack foods, confectionery, dairy, salad dressings, herbs & seasonings, flavors, dips, glazes & marinades, cheese processing and manufacturing, frozen foods, breakfast cereals, dietary supplements, Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), convenience foods, and restaurant chains.
About TraceGains, Inc.
TraceGains customers experience on average a 56% reduction in out-of-spec lot receipts, and a 20% reduction in attribute variability, resulting in enhanced continuous improvement, better performing ingredient and raw material inventory, improved cash flow, and long-term brand protection. Follow TraceGains on Twitter at @tracegains.
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