Case Study | Gay Lea Foods Co-operative

Gay Lea manages pricing, reduces waste with Dynamics


On a legacy system installed in the 1970s, this dairy cooperative needed better insight to manage pricing based on supply and demand, as well as minimize waste in dairy processing operations.

Gay Lea implemented Microsoft’s Dynamics platform to handle its finance and operations.

  • D365 Finance
  • Food and Beverage
  • D365 Supply Chain Management
  • Azure


A dairy co-operative of over 1,360 dairy farms and 4,250 members and run by 950 employees.

I would not consider being able to move forward
without being able to look at the advice, the
guidance, the leadership and indeed the mentorship of RSM.”

Michael Barrett,

President and Chief Executive
Officer, Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited


Gay Lea now has clarity and efficiency in their dairy operations. “I’ve never had a situation where RSM didn’t have an answer to the question. They understand our industry as well as we do.” -Barrett.

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