Corrugated Suite boosts production
"Our goal is to make it recognized as the most reliable in the market, in terms of product quality, in commitment to delivery times and in meeting customer expectations."Aldo Angobaldo Vice President, Ceruti
About the company
Founded 60 years ago and a pioneer in the Peruvian market in the production of corrugated paper, Ceruti is known for its strong commitment to the punctuality of delivery times and the relationship of trust established with its customers.
With recycled paper as a raw material, the company offers standard and cracked corrugated paper boxes, and corrugated paper in its product portfolio Headquartered in Lima, the capital of Peru. With a team of more than 150 employees, Ceruti is part of the JLB holding company and operates in the B2B market, serving fresh industries of various sizes, from PepsiCo to less expressive brands.
With a history marked by consolidated commercial partnerships, which contributed to its prominent position in the Peruvian market, serving customers from different segments, three years ago the company started to invest in a new business plan, to grow in an organized and profitable way, focused on excellence in service. As part of this strategy, executive Aldo Angobaldo took over as vice president of the company.
“I joined Ceruti to contribute to the growth and modernization of production. Our goal is to make it recognized as the most reliable in the market, in terms of product quality, in commitment to delivery times and in meeting customer expectations”, said Aldo.
Based on such a clear and solid philosophy, Ceruti started working on this growth in an orderly and sustainable manner “To achieve this goal, we were certain of one thing, the need to invest in robust software that would meet our demands”, he said.
Attention in service
Among the factors that contributed to the choice of Corrugated, Aldo commented on the relationship of trust and respect with the eProductivity Software team “Today, when I think of the team that helped us during the implementation process, I have fond memories. eProductivity Software employees were very human and generous, as well as transparent throughout the process”, said the vice president.
“In addition, the consultants are very familiar with the system and the industry and know the pains and needs of a company like Ceruti. Their presence in the global market was also relevant to the choice,” he added.
With the Corrugated Packaging Suite, Ceruti started to have a holistic view of production, with the remote accessibility of the system and reports that identify points with the need for improvements in production. “We were very happy with the choice of this system because we could not make a mistake in this decision due to the investment and time dedicated,” he said.
Each of the software modules assists in specific points. “CorrPlan, for example, contributes a lot for the company to differentiate itself in the market in relation to the delivery time. We can manage our production capacity to meet all orders within the stipulated dates, organizing more urgent priorities and deadlines”
“CTI, on the other hand, helps us to have an overview of the processes, to maintain competitiveness. This module contributes to making highly qualified sustainable businesses. The budget module has industry-specific characteristics and creates budgets taking into account different measures, areas, weight, and provides a breakdown of all components of the product and service.”
The system also assists in the traceability of products, a function that's extremely important “We were able to identify the roller and the inks used, the shift in which the project was produced and with which operator. All production is controlled from the beginning until the final result “, said Aldo.
Production data management
Direct communication with the machine
DFE for digital inkjet printer and job management
Roll stock management
Corrugator and plant scheduling
Purchasing, inventory, billing
Integration with prepress
Material resource planning
Competitiveness during Covid-19
Faced with the pandemic that stopped the world, the Corrugated Packaging Suite helped Ceruti not to interrupt its production. “With the software, we continue to produce, without interruptions, during the quarantine period, as each employee remotely monitors the production in real time, without having to be on the factory floor. The team is able to correct any errors and always have updated information on all stages of an order.”
In the list of benefits offered by the Corrugated Packaging Suite, Aldo also pointed out the ability to measure the company’s productivity advances. “Before, we could not faithfully rely on productivity indicators, because the notes were manual. Being able to give updates to customers is very important in this business and reinforces the bonds of trust.”
Ceruti has also started to identify an increase in the efficiency of the machines through the stricter control of the solution that contributed to the growth in the volume of orders. “I can say that this solution was responsible for our continued growth in a sustainable and profitable way,” he concluded.
“Before, we could not faithfully rely on productivity indicators, because the notes were manual. Being able to give updates to customers is very important in this business and reinforces the bonds of trust.”