Company: Ridley Inc.
Headquarters: Mankato, MN
Size of Company: $500M-$1B in revenue
Industry: Consumer packaged goods - food products
Primary Product Line: Animal feed, nutrition products
Name of Project: Dynamics AX Deployment
Project Objective: To avoid risk represented by reliance on ERP platform that was no longer supported; automate manual processes such as hedging; gain real-time visibility into inventories, production, shipping, and receiving to reduce costs and improve efficiencies
Technologies Employed: Microsoft Dynamics AX
Accomplishments/ROI: Able to track and trace product in real time; can access information that lets managers know real margins based on sale of each product; manage complex purchasing operations according to established business processes; reduce inventory levels 15% on $500 million worth of inventory for a savings of $75 million