Na Cuana is an Irish company at the forefront of craft beverages in Ireland. Na Cuana are involved in the production of Gin, Whiskey, Cider, Beer and Cream Liqueur and currently export to approximately 44 markets globally.
Na Cuana utilise a wide range of features from Dynamics 365 Business Central which have been configured to meet the specific drink industry requirements. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is utilised in Finance, Sales, Purchasing, Production, Warehousing and with a specific warehouse capability to meet bonded warehouse supply chain requirements that is fully approved by the revenue.
The system can set up duty data per item and notify finance as a product incurring duty is transferred from the Bond Location to a non-bond location. Reporting of duty to Revenue is provided in Customs specific format while multiple Bill of Material configurations handle the creation of blends through to bottling.
Na Cuana work with many large retailers in Ireland, the UK and Globally. Microsoft Dynamics has been configured to intake orders via EDI and also to process invoices to EDI creating an airtight solution for order processing and tracability.
Peter Cooney, Export Sales Director at Na Cuana said, “We chose Microsoft Dynamics and Sysco because they have a Revenue Approved Bonded Warehouse module and a lot of experience in the Drinks Industry. It made it very easy for us and there’s no need to invest in another ERP system in the future.”
Using Sysco’s expert knowledge of the Drinks Industry and the compliance and regulatory issues Na Cuana now have an end-to-end ERP system utilised across their business. “We use Microsoft Dynamics at every stage of the production process to track the use of materials right the way through from dry goods to finished product. It is excellent for that job.” Andrew Jorgensen, Head Brewer, Boyne Brewhouse a Na Cuana Company.
In the future, Na Cuana seek to build upon their solid foundations with Microsoft Dynamics by implementing a new Quality Assurance Module that will better streamline their batch testing of brews and ciders.