Minimizing revenue loss by tracking beer wastage
Beer wastage occurs at every stage of production, be it during filtration, the transfer of beer between vessels, or when the beer is packaged. And when the beer is lost, so is the opportunity for
To track how much beer it was losing and where, Jon and his team tapped on Tableau to identify the root causes of wastage – and fix them. In the fermentation process, for instance, they found that one particular machine performed better than the others.
Addressing the root causes of beer loss helped the company save 70% in potential revenue loss due to wastage, while continuously improving operations.
“Decision-making in the brewing industry has always been based on experience and gut feel,” Jon said. “But data analytics helps you make informed decisions because data shows you in black and white what needs to happen based on what has been happening.”