The events of this past year rocked the food and beverage industry. As we look forward to the coming year, and consider how our past and current experiences are likely to shape the future, manufacturers must ensure their organizations are equipped to handle the unknown.

In this webinar, Aptean and Ultra Consultants will explore the current and future landscape of the food and beverage industry, and discuss how digital transformation will help companies mitigate disruption throughout the supply chain.

This presentation will include:

  • A look at the challenges of 2020 and predictions of what 2021 (and beyond) will look like
  • How leading companies are managing the supply chain through the pandemic
  • How organizations can use predictive analytics and machine learning to better plan for the unknown


Jack Payne – Solution Consulting Director
Aptean Food and Beverage ERP

Jack Payne is a Solutions Consulting Director at Aptean, focusing on Food and Beverage ERP. Jack joined the organization nearly 30 years ago with Ross ERP, and spent much of that time working with manufacturers to understand their challenges and tailor the development of the product accordingly. Over the years, Jack has collaborated with customers, industry analysts and developers to create a strong vision for our ERP solutions, and has become a respected industry resource for best practices and future technology advancements.


Dave Lechleitner – Senior Consultant
Ultra Consultants

As a manufacturing and operations professional with a broad foundation, exceptional expertise and 30 years of experience, Dave Lechleitner guides small and mid-market manufacturers as they work to leverage technology and automation — and helps them increase performance, productivity, throughput, quality, efficiency, revenues and profitability.

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