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Orchestrated Services University : Go-Live!

Orchestrate Services University: Go-Live! Cue the Pomp and Circumstance! It's finally Go-Live week at Orchestrated. Implementation is an extended process built to set breweries up for success and help them utilize the software to the fullest. After 8 weeks of one-on-one calls and setting up a custom database, our breweries are finally going live and able to use the software [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|

Beer Distribution 101: Self Distribution vs. Distributor

Beer Distribution 101: Self Distribution vs Distributor Traditionally there has been a three-tier system when it comes to beer distribution. It's where a brewery sells beer to a distributor, who in turn sells it to the customer. With thousands of current breweries and new breweries opening daily, breweries are turning to self-distribution to sell their product. They're making this change [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|

Orchestrated Services University: Week Seven

Orchestrated Services University: Week Seven It’s the final week before ‘Go-Live’ at Orchestrated Services University. Over the course of implementation, we have closely followed Spiral Brewing, but the February Go-Live class is more than just Spiral. In week one we discussed other breweries headed for a similar go-live. Common Bond Brewing, Mantra Artisan Ales, and Temperance Brewing are all aiming [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|

The Emerging Tasting Room Model

The Emerging Tasting Room Model Does a tasting room help expand and grow your brand and brewery? According to the latest numbers from the Brewers Association, there are over 7,000 breweries in the US. With the ever-expanding craft beer market, breweries are taking to a newly emerging tasting room model. With this change, they're looking to increase profit, define their [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|

Orchestrated Services University: Week Six

Orchestrated Services University: Week Six It’s time for another Orchestrated Services University wrap up. Last week we continued to learn about the production process, diving deeper into how beer gets made in OrchestratedBEER, and every step any beer goes through in order to keep the detailed batch trace accurate. Any beer brewed through OBeer is batch traced, meaning that [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|

Orchestrated Services University : Week Four

Orchestrated Services University : Week Four We're half way through the implementation process at Orchestrated Services University. This week focuses on production, and since it's such a huge process for any brewery, we've spread it over 2 weeks. Every stage of production is tracked through OBeer, with each process broken down into individual steps. This provides detailed tracking and reporting [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|

Canning vs Bottling Beer

Canning vs Bottling Beer Canning vs bottling beer; it's the ultimate battle! Determining whether to can or bottle beer can be a difficult challenge, Each canning and bottling both have their own pros and cons when it comes to distribution, production, portability, aging and more. With the number of breweries that are on OrchestratedBeer, it’s easy to see a pattern [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|

Orchestrated Services University : Week Three

Orchestrated Services University : Week Three It's week three of Orchestrated Services University, and now that the basics are out of the way, we shifted our focused to purchasing. The first step of our journey to "Deliver Value Grain to Glass." This week we dove into purchasing, covering everything from purchase orders to A/P invoices and everything in between. OBeer [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|

Orchestrated Services University : Week Two

Orchestrated Services University : Week Two   It’s another week of Orchestrated Services University, and this week we're taking a deeper dive into the system overview. For the rest of the implementation process we will be following along with Spiral Brewing, located in Hastings, Minnesota. Amy, their president and operations manager, plus Luke, their brewer, are on track to be [...]

By | December 23rd, 2017|