Jane Tyler’s blog: Season’s Greetings and 2017 in review

Contrary to outside perceptions of a “traditional” industry, bakers have often been enthusiastic early adopters of computer technology. British operators, in particular, have historically had a wide range of bakery management software offerings to choose from. Some of these, however, appear to have reached their sell-by dates. We started 2017 … [Read more...]

How can bakers keep control of costs and maintain margins?

  At a time of rising prices and market uncertainty, Jane Tyler looks at ways to weather the storm with Cybake bakery management software. Britain’s bakery firms face stiff challenges. Sterling’s fall and a tightening of worldwide supply have led to increased prices for ingredients. There is pressure on wages and sales of traditional … [Read more...]

Time for an upgrade: why dated ERP systems could be costing you more than you think

John Prendergast explains why bakeries struggle with old software and how they can approach modernisation. Last week, one of our directors at RedBlack Software, Martin Coyle, wrote a piece on some of the problems we see with older ERP systems. He explained that many of the bakeries that had contacted us recently last upgraded their business … [Read more...]

G. Atherley & Sons modernises with CyBake

FEBRUARY 24, 2014. YORK, ENGLAND – Nottinghamshire wholesale bakery G. Atherley & Sons has installed RedBlack Software's CyBake bakery management solution. G. Atherley & Sons was established in 1936 in Farnsfield, a village between Mansfield and Newark-on-Trent. The firm employs 28 staff and delivers to around 70 wholesale customers on a … [Read more...]

CyBake Update newsletter, May, 2013: Scottish Bakers, fighting the multiples, ghostly tales, more..

CyBake Update newsletter, May, 2013 Caledonia's cause We work closely with our clients and regularly speak and exhibit at bakery industry events. This month, CyBake sales director Martin Coyle appeared at the 126th National Association of Master Bakers conference in Bournemouth alongside EPOS Group's Nick Turner-Brown. The duo presented a … [Read more...]