FOR INCREASED TRANSPARENCY AND SUSTAINABLE SOURCING Raw-Material Traceability Solutions

What is raw-material traceability?

OPTEL’s raw-material traceability solutions offer unparalleled data collection and analysis, providing qualitative and quantitative data to track and authenticate raw materials. Our solutions can help you leverage such data as demographics, field characteristics, infrastructure, monitoring and more. The result is increased visibility at the source and direct communication with raw-material suppliers.

 

Digitizing manual processes and implementing a traceability system – at the item, lot, batch or case level – is the key to a safer and more transparent supply chain.

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ADDED VALUE

MITIGATE RECALL COSTS AND IMPACT

  • Monitor real-time location, status and flow of products in the supply chain from raw materials to the end user
  • Know the provenance of your ingredients and supplies, including origin, quality and authenticity
  • Gain real-time, actionable insights to take immediate corrective measures

PREVENT MAJOR OUTBREAKS

  • Improve product quality and availability, control pests and diseases, improve post-harvest operations, etc.
  • Mitigate unauthorized and counterfeit chemicals
  • Field extensionist support is facilitated by having access to digitized historical data that could be combined with weather and soil data.
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PROTECT YOUR BRAND WHILE BUILDING TRUST AND EQUITY

  • Provide product quality and authenticity information to consumers
  • Connect suppliers to consumers with provenance data and storytelling
  • Gain valuable market and consumer insights
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How raw-material traceability works

Our approach focuses on methods for gathering information on the operations and outputs of stakeholders engaged at the initial stages of the supply chain, such as farmers. This information can then be passed along the supply chain, providing full visibility and allowing downstream stakeholders and consumers to trust in the quality and sustainability of the raw materials that go into their products.

OPTEL’S GEOTRACEABILITY PLATFORM

Our GeoTraceability platform offers powerful solutions for data collection and analysis, providing qualitative and quantitative data to track and authenticate raw materials. Solutions for data collection and traceability include GPS mapping, GIS technology, mobile applications and barcoding systems.

 

OPTEL’s GeoTraceability platform can monitor various metrics according to your needs, with tailored and scalable options. 

  • Socioeconomic data
  • Field characteristics
  • Agronomic practices
  • Project activities 
  • Producer behavior
  • Measurement of production areas

 

 

GEOTRACEABILITY PLATFORM FOR PALM OIL

OPTEL’s GeoTraceability solutions can allow a palm oil mill owner to connect to many suppliers, including small producers. Along with acquiring data and geolocation on the field, the visibility provided enables them to understand their suppliers and performance when the product is moving, as well as monitor social and environmental impact, from field to mill.

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BRINGING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE COCOA VALUE CHAIN THROUGH TRACEABILITY

Our customer, a company processing cocoa beans into cocoa butter, liquor and powder, implemented OPTEL’s GeoTraceability solution to create a traceability link between beans and batches of cocoa butter, and obtain complete visibility on the supply chain and make it more sustainable.

Mining

OPTEL’S GEOTRACEABILITY SOLUTION CHANGES THE GAME FOR ARTISANAL, SMALL-SCALE MINERS (ASMS)

Thanks to its GeoTraceability software, OPTEL was able to help the case of the gold industry in the DRC, since the product can be illegally taxed and/or come from fraudulent artisanal mining or smuggling. It resulted in improved administrative and financial capacities, and more security, visibility and efficiency in the gold mining process.

Food safety

USING DIGITAL TRACEABILITY TO INCREASE FOOD SAFETY AND REGAIN TRUST

The European Union lifted a trade embargo on produce from Ghana after OPTEL provided a geotraceability solution that covers all the steps of exportation and involves all the players in the value chain.

USING TRACEABILITY TO BRING MORE VISIBILITY TO VIETNAMESE COFFEE PRODUCTION

Discover how a leading supplier of commodity raw materials for coffee, cotton and chocolate products, used OPTEL’s geotraceability solution to add value to its products, improve farmer yields, and monitor project effectiveness.