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Gain Insights into the Management of your Food Distribution Business

Food Distribution Solution

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Business Central

How Does our Solution Help our Customers?

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Get Complete Visibility of Your Food Distribution

Be aware of the stocks of the different categories to manage them efficiently. Track lots, price product as per seasonal changes and keep track of the place of origin for food products. Manage customer requests regarding quantity, quality, and delivery correctly.

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Gain Insights for Competitive Advantage

Delve into the past and current records of your food distribution business to analyze the demand cycles and plan your inventory accordingly. Stay ahead of the competition with the best distribution strategy.

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Improve Storage and Scheduling of Stocks

Work to improve the storage quantity and quality; ensure that you distribute food products as per the expiry date, improve receipt and shipment.

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Maximize Profitability with Price Management

Ensure that the costing  of your products is right by including manpower, fuel, storage, transportation, logistics, and sourcing costs. Have specific KPIs and meet them with ease.

 

Want to streamline your food distribution business with the right solution?

 

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The Food Distribution Solution Advantage

Harness the power of our Food Solution on Dynamics 365 Business Central to maximize your efficiency and improve overall operations. Manage the entire business starting from food essentials to the complete food lifecycle.

What Food Distribution Solution Offers

Manage the Complete Food Distribution Process

Improve the overall operational efficiency with the food essentials, shipping, receiving, lot tracking, pricing strategies, distribution essentials, and allergen management 

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Improve Warehouse Operations with a Complete Overview

Manage deliveries, keep track of the stocks right down to pallet or container, and benefit from advanced warehouse management services.

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Build a Reputation for Quality Product Distribution

Establish quarantine periods for the food to be allowed for distribution only after it has been tested for quality. Document the processes for compliance purposes.

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Cost and Price Management

Manage your payments and remittance process keeping in mind the allowed deductions. Keep track of rebate accruals and pay them on time. Set inventory of items on more than one unit of measure (weight and case)

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Food Lifecycle Management

Manually set the state of an item, based on predetermined rules that can be followed up preset actions. Depending on the state of the lifecycle, you can make decisions. whether items will be available for purchase and sales

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Discover more about our solution via an online demonstration.

Discover more about our solution via an online demonstration.

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Pricing

Basic

Basic

$ 129 (Excluding VAT)

User/month
(Based on annual subscription)


  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Essential user
  • Food Essentials
  • Enhanced lot tracking

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Basic
Dynamics 365 Business Central Essential
Food Core Solution
Food Essentials Manage improvements to measurement units to let the system convert between units of weight and volume. Use item cost-tracing capabilities, country of origin data at the item lot level and define alternate sales items for customers.
Enhanced Lot Tracking Trace raw material lots from receipt to production to sale or trace item sold backward to its production, components used, and their origin. Use the lot history feature to get lot lists in the program, properties, test results, etc. information. Also, capture unique properties for lot-controlled items.
Allergen Management Enter information on allergens of items either directly as an inherent part of the item or as a ‘may contain.’ Add information on several pages, including sales, purchase, production orders, and warehouse documents to create awareness.
Quality
Quality Control Develop quality tests against raw materials received. Establish quarantine procedures to prevent the release of items until you complete and pass quality control tests. Use the Quality Control module as a scheduling tool for necessary quality control tests for items, generate and print certificates of analysis with results of quality control tests.
Extended

Extended

$ 149 (Excluding VAT)

User/month
(Based on annual subscription)


  • Includes all features of Basic Package
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Delivery Management

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Extended
Dynamics 365 Business Central Essential
Food Core Solution
Food Essentials Manage improvements to measurement units to let the system convert between units of weight and volume. Use item cost-tracing capabilities, country of origin data at the item lot level and define alternate sales items for customers.
Enhanced Lot Tracking Trace raw material lots from receipt to production to sale or trace item sold backward to its production, components used, and their origin. Use the lot history feature to get lot lists in the program, properties, test results, etc. information. Also, capture unique properties for lot-controlled items.
Pricing Strategies Use a wide variety of pricing options to calculate flexible sell prices, promotional discounts, and price change methods. Leverage the cost basis tools to determine the cost from which sales prices are calculated. Include delivery charges in pricing but remove to calculate revenues.
Distribution Essentials Assign additional charges like freight, to inventory costs at the time of receiving goods. Use the terminal market sales order form to view lots available at varying levels of detail and place orders. Handle payments by using the sales payment processing screen and truckload receiving for multiple purchase orders on the same truck.
Allergen Management Enter information on allergens of items either directly as an inherent part of the item or as a ‘may contain.’ Add information on several pages, including sales, purchase, production orders, and warehouse documents to create awareness.
Warehouse and Distribution
Delivery Management Manage picking and shipping of materials and quickly assign trips from default customer route assignments. Generate picking activities on a trip-by-trip basis and record any unfulfilled picks as shorts. Coordinate the receipt of multiple purchases into a single pickup and collect inbound items efficiently.
Quality
Quality Control Develop quality tests against raw materials received. Establish quarantine procedures to prevent the release of items until you complete and pass quality control tests. Use the Quality Control module as a scheduling tool for necessary quality control tests for items, generate and print certificates of analysis with results of quality control tests.
Other
Rebates & Commissions Define rebates, commissions, bill-back, and promos as well as whether these can be accrued or not. You can then use the program to monitor transactions and calculate the appropriate amount where accrual is applicable. A sub-ledger of accruals earned and paid is built, and corresponding entries are posted to the general ledger.
Food Lifecycle Management
Food Item Lifecycle Management Set the state of an item manually, based on predetermined rules and followed by predetermined actions. Decide the availability of an item for purchase and sales based on its state, thus gaining total item-control throughout the item’s existence in the company.
Advanced Most value

Advanced

$ 179 (Excluding VAT)

User/month
(Based on annual subscription)


  • Includes all features of Extended Package
  • Easy shipping and receiving
  • Pallet tracking

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Advanced
Dynamics 365 Business Central Essential
Food Core Solution
Food Essentials Manage improvements to measurement units to let the system convert between units of weight and volume. Use item cost-tracing capabilities, country of origin data at the item lot level and define alternate sales items for customers.
Easy Shipping & Receiving Support fresh produce cash and carry processes along with terminal market sales order and payments. Manage the receipt of multiple items from vendors in a truck along with associated costs like freight, documents, customs clearance, etc.
Enhanced Lot Tracking Trace raw material lots from receipt to production to sale or trace item sold backward to its production, components used, and their origin. Use the lot history feature to get lot lists in the program, properties, test results, etc. information. Also, capture unique properties for lot-controlled items.
Pricing Strategies Use a wide variety of pricing options to calculate flexible sell prices, promotional discounts, and price change methods. Leverage the cost basis tools to determine the cost from which sales prices are calculated. Include delivery charges in pricing but remove to calculate revenues.
Distribution Essentials Assign additional charges like freight, to inventory costs at the time of receiving goods. Use the terminal market sales order form to view lots available at varying levels of detail and place orders. Handle payments by using the sales payment processing screen and truckload receiving for multiple purchase orders on the same truck.
Allergen Management Enter information on allergens of items either directly as an inherent part of the item or as a ‘may contain.’ Add information on several pages, including sales, purchase, production orders, and warehouse documents to create awareness.
Warehouse and Distribution
Delivery Management Manage picking and shipping of materials and quickly assign trips from default customer route assignments. Generate picking activities on a trip-by-trip basis and record any unfulfilled picks as shorts. Coordinate the receipt of multiple purchases into a single pickup and collect inbound items efficiently.
Pallet/Container Tracking Track both consumable and returnable containers and serialize for better traceability. View the status of a container to see if it is empty or packed with goods. Get weight and capacity information to value and store containers by actual weight. Return reusable containers and pack items as per customer specifications, and track lots. A container ledger provides a history of your serialized containers, including routes, contents, and conditions.
Advanced WMS Functions Perform advanced operations within a warehouse environment, get clear visibility to bin contents, and streamline the bin movement process. You can pick items to a common staging area, from where they can then be picked against specific sales orders. Picking methods include FIFO, LIFO, and FEFO.
Quality
Quality Control Develop quality tests against raw materials received. Establish quarantine procedures to prevent the release of items until you complete and pass quality control tests. Use the Quality Control module as a scheduling tool for necessary quality control tests for items, generate and print certificates of analysis with results of quality control tests.
Other
Deduction Management Manage the remittance process, including allowed and disallowed deductions as per marketing plans. Apply customer payments flexibly, identify all payments awaiting application for each customer, and look at open entries, to apply a specific payment to a particular entry or entries. Record deductions to payments—post with payment or keep open in the system to resolve later.
Rebates & Commissions Define rebates, commissions, bill-back, and promos as well as whether these can be accrued or not. You can then use the program to monitor transactions and calculate the appropriate amount where accrual is applicable. A sub-ledger of accruals earned and paid is built, and corresponding entries are posted to the general ledger.
Dual UOM & Catch Weights Set two units of measures to be captured simultaneously with each transaction for accurate inventory control and flexible pricing methods on either unit of measure. Enable purchase and sales history analysis with full units and splits consolidated into a standard unit of measure. Capture a product’s actual weight, rather than its estimated weight during transaction processing.
Food Lifecycle Management
Food Lifecycle Management Set the state of an item manually, based on predetermined rules and followed by predetermined actions. Decide the availability of an item for purchase and sales based on its state, thus gaining total item-control throughout the item’s existence in the company.

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