July 2021

Burton’s Biscuits go live with sofco Supply Planning

Burton’s Biscuits Company


sofco, a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Solutions for the Consumer Goods, Manufacturing Retail sectors, are delighted to announce, that one of the UK’s best loved biscuit brands have gone live with sofco Supply Planning.

Burton’s Biscuits have been baking since the 1900’s. Today they supply the UK’s leading retailers with some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, with over 2000 biscuit experts up and down the country they are proud to produce iconic brands such as the cheeky Jammie Dodger, the choc chip filled Maryland Cookie or the great big Wagon Wheel – Burton’s have a brand that will bring a smile to every face.

The ‘One Burtons’ solution allows Burton’s to closely control inventory levels and product life whilst maintaining efficient production run lengths and minimal changeover times. sofco Supply Planning give users the ability to create a realistic production plan via specific site and line algorithms, which can then be fine-tuned by each sites planning team as and when required. sofco Supply Planning brings together requirements by recipe (allergen) groups and formats, based on a pre-defined cycling pattern for each production line controlled by the users.

Keith Noble, CEO at sofco commented: “We are delighted with the implementation, our solution seamlessly integrated with Burton’s SAP, and now provides a viable Supply Plan for all production sites.”


About sofco Limited

sofco is a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Software Solutions for the Consumer Goods, Manufacturing and Retail sectors. The sofco suite of application solutions cover the key operational processes of Demand Planning, Trade Promotions Planning, Supply Planning (Production, Procurement, Distribution & Inventory), Production Scheduling as well as the strategic processes of Sales & Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning.

sofco serves leading global organisations including manufacturers and distributors of many household brands as well as industrial and other manufactured goods, providing an End-to-End Planning and Supply Chain Visibility solution which also fully supports 'Operational Analytics' including 'What If' scenario-based planning and supply chain financial view. Whether on site or in the cloud, our customers have seen significant benefits from reduction in inventory, reduction in stock-outs for fast-moving goods, increased product availability and a reduction in working capital, through our focus on eliminating unnecessary cost and complexity without sacrificing functionality or business results.





Sofco Limited
sofco is also an & Distribution partner
sofco Limited is a company registered in England and Wales
Company Number 11018126





Sofco Limited
sofco is also an & Distribution partner
sofco Limited is a company registered in England and Wales
Company Number 11018126