Masterpet use Bizcaps Enterprise data and process management software to manage and co-ordinate the myriad of tasks involved in the introduction of new products, and the management of their extensive existing product data from acquisition and pricing to marketing and customer feedback. Bizcaps Enterprise software integrates with all Masterpet’s task-specific information technology systems and helps for the smooth operation of the entire supply chain.
However, when Masterpet were asked to load their product data to EANnet by Metcash (IGA Trading), they faced significant compliance and implementation costs. Their existing corporate database was difficult to use, and did not cater for dual currencies, or multiple barcodes for single products.
Eziform available from Bizcaps made Masterpet’s task simple. Eziform collects information from all of Masterpet’s sources, and correlates their product data with cross references to Metcash’s requirements. Eziform incorporates all the EANnet and GS1net business rules, and makes entering and checking data fast and simple – so data is always clean, accurate and up to date. Peter Kent, Inventory Data and Barcode Administrator at Masterpet said that Eziform made the task painless and extremely quick. All the required data for over 900 items was loaded within a week. Masterpet have since deployed a second Eziform database for loading over 250 new products (over 700 SKUs) for Foodstuffs NZ.
Benefits of Eziform:
- Saves Time - According to Peter Kent Eziform is clear and simple to use and saves time.
- Competitive Advantage - Eziform uploads product information uploads data cleanly to EANnet and has helped to develop better interaction with business partners and major retailers.
- Responsive Service - Bizcaps have been very supportive and always have responded quickly to Masterpet’s queries and made the necessary adjustments within 24 hours.
- Ready for GS1net - Bizcaps is GS1net compliant and to migrate to GS1net people need to carry on as usual. Bizcaps make this transition as part of their normal service.