How Unifize speeds up approvals around product specifications
In this video, Jesse Kolstad of Biovation Labs elaborates on the intricacies of product specifications, from dosage forms to market presentations. He underscores the comprehensive role Unifize plays in the process, highlighting the platform's capability to manage, collaborate, and monitor all aspects of finished products. Jesse reflects on the transformative shift from traditional email-based approvals to the more efficient system provided by Unifize.
Transcript

[00:00 - 00:16]
So when I talk about specs, I'm talking about the product and you know, when looking at this is the dosage form, this is what we make in the loosest sense of the word, but this is what goes out to market obviously with label and claims and supplement facts.



[00:16 - 00:45]
But at this moment in my business, at Biovation there isn’t an aspect of our finished product that isn't contained within collaborated about or monitored through Unifize and that ability to. When I came in and started here, they were emailing just just to release a Finished Good Lot, right? They were sending making a word document, sending an email to the, the approver, the they would respond and that was slow, arduous bit of a hurdle.



[00:46 - 01:02]
Now we as we're inputting the finished good results the end customer user approver is seeing it as we're putting it in so they're releasing as we're doing it and what used to take let's be honest couple of days is a couple of minutes.



[01:02 - 01:21]
I mean, I know what our challenges around product development were, and that's they would look at each product as if it were unique and and not similar. And I don't know how to say that because similar everybody wants to think their products.



[01:21 - 01:45]
But what it gave us was, yes, you want green tea extract? How about this one? Because I can. I know we're buying that. And it allowed me to, again, collaborate in there with directly with my customer and saying, I know you want this, but we sourced this. Will that work for you? And that has a twofold impact. One, we already have it to my volumes go up, so then I can go back to my suppliers and say, Look, I'm buying more.



[01:45 - 01:56]
I need a better price. And so now imagine that in the example I use of the multivitamin 42 ingredients. If that's happening with all 42, the savings is immediate and forever,

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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