Ridley Inc.

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