Product data management (PDM) or Product information management (PIM) is the business function often within product lifecycle management (PLM) that is responsible for the management and publication of product data.

The product repository manages finished products, raw materials and packagings with their marketing, technical and regulatory data. It also manages documents such as specifications, artworks and images.

beCPG is an open source software configurable and customizable so you can adapt it to your business and your industry. beCPG is ready to use for Food & Beverage, Cosmetics and CPG industries so you can use it out of the box !

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Fill

your finished products, raw materials and packaging in adapted forms
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Share

only one up-to-date datasource!
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Look

easily for your products and documents in an organised repository
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Track

product changes and their impacts
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Product data management

Product data management is focused on capturing and maintaining product information through its development and useful life. Define your bill of materials to produce goods and track various costs associated with the creation and launch of the product.

 

Our open source PIM solution offers the following features:

  • Product metadata for product sheets, marketing, R&D, quality, production and sales. Your data is therefore more reliable and the quality of data improved at each stage of the product lifecycle.
  • Completeness of data, so you can follow product completion and view missing data
  • Automatic numbering, so each product is easily identifiable
  • Automatic calculations thanks to the formulation, costs and regulatory data are therefore always up to date
  • Version history, changes are therefore tracked
  • Comparison of versions and products
  • Status and Product Lifecycle Management
  • Autocompleted to save time
  • Manage product variants
  • Analysis of impacts with Where Used
  • The simulation of changes in raw materials and packaging, so you control the changes
  • Advanced search on product metadata, you no longer waste your time searching for products
  • Mass modification of products to keep your data up to date
  • Data exchange with third softwares such as ERP, CRM and web site, thanks to our REST APIs and our connectors, you therefore avoid re-entries by integrating beCPG into your information system
  • Finally, GDSN data management, so you can synchronize product data with GS1 product catalogs

Document management

Document Management allows to receive, track, manage and store documents. beCPG manages all content such as specifications, images, artworks, drawings, supplier documents, certificates and videos.

 

Here is a short list of beCPG’s capabilities :

  • Document Management for products, clients and suppliers
  • Digital Asset Management (DAM)
  • Full text search
  • Review artworks with workflows, annotations and comparison
  • Share documents with third parties
  • Online preview of documents
  • Version control
  • Integration with Microsoft Office and Google Drive