The highly acclaimed Freshly Frozen Foods® is a pioneer operating group within the Al Nekhrah® Group of companies, established over 20 years ago. The company has been synonymous with quality and affordability since then. FFF is headquartered in Dubai, providing safe, quality foods at affordable prices. Spread over 70,000 sq ft. factory with multiple processing lines dedicated to meat, seafood, poultry, and ready meals, Freshly Frozen Foods turns around an annual production of 9,000 metric tons with exports to the USA, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The group has benchmarked its resources and products for its competition. It was the first to design, construct, and equip a state-of-the art factory in Dubai that can provide services and products on par with the best in the global market yet keep in touch with local values. The company introduced cutting edge technology and internal R&D to create and test new ideas, and it slotted itself to become one of the fastest growing frozen food companies worldwide and within the region.
Freshly Frozen Foods proudly boasts more than 200 employees. They are equipped with all latest technologies, laboratories to carry out research work, and other resources that assist in releasing the best products and services in their range. Their operational support structure needed updating to address their current and ever-expanding business processes carried out at their state-of-the-art office facilities in UAE. They needed a comprehensive digital ECM solution to encompass the input and processing of between 3,000 to 5,000 documents a day. These files are designated by in excess of sixty document types, generated, and received by thirteen different departments in four locations.
- Search and retrieve all the documents by the different departments
- Being able to reference all applicable documents relating to a specific business process, especially in the billing and payments department
- Auditing challenges
- Tracking the required documents based on specific document type metadata, such as “expiry date”
- Significant duplication of documents across multiple departments
- EBS ERP has to be manually updated as new data is available
After careful and painstaking review of available solutions, Contentverse Document Management System was clearly the solution that met and indeed exceeded our requirements. Key factors for the selection and award were the following:
- Familiar user interface – minimal training required
- Powerful scanning, indexing, and search features
- Database lookup and integration with EBS ERP system
- Automated data capture through EasyIndex
- Custom workflow features
- Audit trail
- Regulatory & legal compliance
- Highly secure encryption
- MS Office Integration & Outlook Hot Folder
- One-click email and print
- Notification & Alerts
- Local Support by Cube Innovators Technologies LLC, the distributor of Contentverse Document Management System.
As the distributor and the product implementation partner of Computhink, Cube Innovators successfully implemented Contentverse based on their expertise of implementing the system for other clients in the industry. All accounting related business processes, especially those related to accounts receivable, are now handled in a manner that provides transparency for the customers and accelerated accounts receivable realization for Freshly Frozen Foods.
Key information is now readily available for interaction and updating of the ERP system and comprehensive search options for all users when executing their roles in the various business processes. Duplication of documents across multiple departments has been eliminated – relevant documents are immediately accessible from the central repository.
Audits and compliance verification are now readily available with the appropriate supporting documentation accessible on demand. While some physical documents must still be retained, these are also tracked by the system. In the transition to a primarily digital business transaction environment, they have experienced significant paper cost cutting savings.
“We are extremely pleased with the Contentverse solution and the implementation and ongoing support provided by Cube Innovations,” says Freshly Frozen Foods. “We highly recommend their products and services.”