Ultra Consultants Launches Food Safety Advisory Services Through Alliance with Kestrel Management

Expanded services help food and beverage processors select, implement enterprise technology to reduce risk, meet food safety mandates

Chicago – Jan. 22, 2019 - Ultra Consultants, Inc., an independent research and enterprise solutions consulting firm serving the manufacturing and distribution industries, and Kestrel Management, a consulting firm that helps companies achieve food safety regulatory and certification standard requirements, announce a partnership to provide food safety compliance and remediation advisory services to North American food and beverage processors. The expanded services draw upon proven methodologies to integrate compliance programs into core business processes and systems.

Learn more about the expanded food safety advisory services.

Food and beverage processors face significant industry disruptions with changing consumer demand, growing complexity in supply chains, and more stringent food safety mandates. Today’s food and beverage processor must implement the appropriate processes and systems that not only manage recalls, reporting and document control, but also offer the flexibility to respond to changing regulatory requirements.

As part of this strategic alliance, food and beverage processors and manufacturers benefit from advisory services that help meet and sustain food safety compliance, certifications and regulatory mandates by applying proven methodologies in the following areas:

  • Food and beverage compliance systems integration/scaling support
  • Food and beverage compliance certification support
  • Compliance remediation
  • Food safety business process improvement

“The expanded food safety services leverage Ultra’s proven expertise in enterprise technology selection, evaluation and implementation – methodologies that Ultra’s independent advisors have delivered over the last twenty-five years,” states Jeff Carr, Ultra Consultants Founder and CEO. “These expanded offerings help food and beverage processors meet a pressing need – selecting and implementing the right technology to meet strict food safety mandates.”

Kestrel’s Bill Bremer, Principal, Food Safety Compliance, adds, “We’ve heard from leading food and beverage processors that there is a critical need for expertise and tools to help firms meet ever-escalating food safety requirements. This alliance will enable food and beverage processors to more efficiently reduce operational risks, achieve food safety requirements, and realize sustained value through effective use of enterprise technology.”

Learn more at: www.ultraconsultants.com/foodsafetyanderp

About Ultra Consultants

Ultra Consultants is an independent research and enterprise solutions consulting firm serving the manufacturing and distribution industries throughout North America, as well as companies with global operations. Founded in 1994, Ultra Consultants is celebrating its 25th anniversary of delivering proven methodologies in business process improvement, ERP evaluation and selection, ERP implementation, and change and risk management. Ultra has delivered enterprise technology expertise and process management to drive business performance improvement for our clients. More information on the company's services, leadership, industry verticals served, and value delivered can be found at www.ultraconsultants.com.

About Kestrel Management

Kestrel Management provides consulting services to industry. Since 1998, Kestrel’s team of experienced principals and senior consultants has been delivering solutions to help its clients reduce operational risks, assure regulatory compliance, and implement reliable management systems for continual improvement in the areas of food safety, environment, health and safety, and quality. More information can be found at https://kestrelmanagement.com/.

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