Loose leaf packing mixed salad: wash, sort, grade lettuce and loose leaf fresh produce, mix and pack salads, salad inventory control.

99% less fresh produce packing waste

Accurate fresh produce & food inventory management reduces waste through better FIFO stock rotation, stock-takes, and inventory alerts. RFID pallet control (optional) for precision inventory tracking. 

Save time packing fruit & vegetables

Increase the efficiency of fresh produce inventory using options like scanning incoming bar-codes to reduce data entry & errors, integrate with scales for automatic weighing, ore RFID for automatic fresh produce inventory tracking.

Better fresh produce quality control

Guarantee the quality of your fresh produce packing with flexible fresh QC testing systems from your phone or tablet. Customer feedback management, supplier quality control and more...

Reduce fresh produce packing errors & control production

Project required inventory (and shortages), schedule orders to be packed in batches , automatic alerts to prodution line managers.

100% accurate fresh produce order shipping

Shipping teams are guided through the dispatch process from picking using a phone or tablet (optional bar-code scanning), automatic picking, thru bill of lading, invoice, and automatic shipping notifications for customers, transport, and sales teams.

Reduce fresh produce packing administration costs by 40%

Automatic generation of fresh produce labels, bill of lading, invoice, picking documents and more; reduces administrative burden.

Easy audit & recall systems reduces compliance costs.

Faster fresh produce inventory storage  inventory

Accurate fresh produce & food inventory management delivers reduced waste and increased employee productivity. Manage FIFO, improve stock-take accuracy, scan harvester data, and keep a watchful eye on your inventory... Easy stock-take identifies shrinkage and helps reduce waste from ageing. 

100% accurate fresh produce inventory control

Maintain strict fresh produce inventory control and high food safety standards always. Perform recalls based on lot/batch, pack date, invoice #, inventory #, pallet #, delivery date, purchase order #, or perform a recall on your own user defined data. Perform instant recalls both up and down the supply chain. Makes audits easy and instant. COVID-19 food safety & auditing available. 

Reduce fresh produce waste by 99%

Inventory control ensures there is no 'shrinkage', food inventory is FIFO managed, and expiring inventory always monitored.

Reduce administration time by 60%

Automatic paperwork, labels, and reporting reduces the burden on administration teams and saves everyone's time.

Better fresh produce quality now

Quality control and food safety has never been easier with industry standard quality tests, food safety checklists; or configure your own tests. 

100% accurate orders!

Guarantee only the correct inventory is shipped for each order, on time, every time.

Fresh produce inventory control

Farmsoft fresh produce inventory control is for fruit & vegetable packer, processor, import/export.  Full fresh produce inventory control, auditing, inventory control, and fresh produce business management app.

Quality inspection for fresh produce

Consistent and accurate quality control ensures higher customer satisfaction and adherence to industry, de-facto, and in-house quality control standards. Track supplier quality performance, customer feedback & complaints, create QC tests for any part of the fresh produce & food manufacturing process (incoming goods, raw materials, finished goods, expiry test, export/shipping tests), daily factory hygiene, machinery calibration, employee checklists... 

Fresh produce logistics

Manage orders, pack to order, picking and auto picking, dispatch & shipping process. Generate invoices, bill of lading, pick slips, export documentation and other sales documents... Dispatch teams are guided through the dispatch process ensuring every order is filled perfectly, and on time. Paperwork such as BOL, freight documents, export documents are automatically generated based on the customer and destination to guarantee no rejected shipments or issues at borders.

Fresh produce labels

Generate fresh produce SSCC pallet labels, GS1 case & PTI labels, bin labels, batch labels, traded unit labels, harvest labels and more. Use the built in industry standard labels for Walmart, Woolworths, Aldi, Tesco, Loblaws etc - or design your own with the built in label & report designer. Our team can design all of your fresh produce documents to ensure farmsoft matches your requirements perfectly.

Fresh produce packing control

Sales, Quality, Profit, Dispatch, Pack, Farm...... Dashboards for sales teams provide instant impressions of customer orders and current inventory levels. The dispatch dashboard helps plan shipments, order of loading, and transport companies & drivers... The Profit analysis dashboard shows margins per unit and most profitable customers. Use our API to access your data however you like.

Fresh produce batch packing

Project required raw materials needed to pack/manufacture orders, potential shortages, schedule multiple orders to be packed in batches on selected production lines with a few clicks, automatically send new job alerts to managers, schedule additional harvests, analyze outstanding orders. Manage entire packing and manufacturing process with ease.

Fresh produce alerts monitoring

Automatic alerts for shipments can be sent to customers, transport providers, or even team members. Every time a batch is finished processing, receive an alert with the pack-out breakdown and percentages of grades & quality and waste. Alerts can include simple shipment notifications, or even invoices and original order details. Other alerts include order changes/modifications, yield reports, new order alerts, and low inventory alerts... 

Farm app option

Implement the farmsoft Farm Management suite to provide a comprehensive integrated business management solution from seed to plate. Includes automatic task management, best practices, budgeting, farm inventory, PHI enforcement, audits, residue reporting, USDA reporting, dashboards, recalls and more... 

Fresh produce supplier quality control

Suppliers must know that your business is measuring and tracking their performance. Any trends that effect the quality of fresh produce can be quickly detected, automatically traced back to the fresh produce supplier (especially if a result of a customer complaint / feedback), management and purchasing teams are automatically alerted when a supplier quality issue happens. Quantify your suppliers quality using the Supplier Quality Dashboard. 

Fresh produce finance apps

Share data with your Xero finance app, Quickbooks, MYOB, SAGE, using our API, or request our team perform a custom integration for your fresh produce company. This is an optional module, please ask your consultant for additional details and discuss your specific requirements, additional costs will apply for integration with your chosen finance app. 

Fresh produce RFID

Automatic tracking of each pallet’s exact location. Makes loading orders accurate and easy, stops errors during shipping. Very low costs to setup your hardware using farmsoft’s innovative RFID for fresh produce solution. Pallets put onto truck are auto added to order, and checked for accuracy. Pick up a pallet and its RFID instantly selected. Add pallet/bin to production line and its auto added to batch for inventory control.

Fresh produce API

Integrate with virtually any other app or software solution using the farmsoft API. It's open! Anyone can use it. Your in house I.T. team, or any external I.T. vendor you want to help you with integration. Add your own reports, extract special data, or even create new interfaces between farmsoft and any app such as accounting, payroll, B2B, B2C. Other integration in farmsoft includes the ability to integrate with selected weigh scales to capture fresh produce net delivery weights.

Fresh produce bloch-chain

Increase customer confidence and prove the credentials of your inventory control integrity and transparency with block-chain ledger technology.   We use the chain-trace.com blockchain solution. (Optional module not included with standard Packing / Food Manufacturing ERP solution).

Improve fresh produce production planning

Efficient management customer orders, and the ability to analyze orders gives you new production planning tolls in farmsoft. Ensure each order is filled to exact specifications, on time, every time. Increase customer satisfaction and retention, and reduce stress in the packhouse with confident production planning using work orders/batch orders, sales contracts, sales orders, and sales order items. Are you manufactruing or processing chili products? Try farmsoft for chili processing. 

Accurate fresh produce inventory control

Quality officers are guided through the quality control process, presented with images and instructions for each test, ensuring they know what to look for at all times, corrective actions are presented if a quality issue is detected. This makes training new fresh produce quality control officers fast, and ensures consistency in the quality control management processes for incoming fresh produce, post pack/post processing, storage, and dispatch. 

Efficient use of fresh produce cold stores

Maximize your cold store use and rotation of stock using farmsoft's pallet maps, and precision inventory control tracking with expiring inventory reminders.
Cold store management software for fruit importers, exporters, packers, cross docking, and short and long term fruit storage.

Traceability for fresh produce:

The farmsoft inventory control app provides business wide quality management inspection systems for fresh produce, food manufacturing, seed processing, meat packing & processing, and flower packing.

Tesco food safety compliance food packers
Tesco food safety compliance for food manufacturers, packers, import, export, wholesale.  Tesco customers expect us to only sell products made to the highest quality and that are responsibly sourced. They trust us to ensure that all our products are safe and comply with all the applicable laws and regulations.

Within Tesco we have a number of highly skilled teams and colleagues across the globe that are dedicated to ensuring our customer expectations are not only met but exceeded. They manage the quality of products from the original product concept right through to our stores and customers.
Although this page is based on our UK business, a similar approach is taken across our international markets whilst ensuring all legal and cultural differences are acknowledged and catered for.  Through understanding customers and their needs, product and market trends our expert team of developers work hard to bring great quality, innovative and value for money products to the market; our dedicated team of food researchers and chefs constantly review food trends and bring new food ideas to life to meet those customer needs.
Fresh Produce Bar Code Scanning

Fresh produce bar code scanning in agriculture easily delivers improved inventory control in the fruit boxing and fresh produce packing space.  The FarmSoft team has add new features to the FarmSoft packhouse mobile (smart phone, iphone, tablets, and PDA’s) interfaces and new interfaces for in line bar-code scanning to allow rapid recording of packed fruit and vegetable via bar-code systems. Implement FarmSoft to make your fresh produce fruit packing easier and more efficient. FarmSoft delivers bar code scanning for packing sheds, packhouses, and fruit packers, exporters, importers and wholesalers.

FarmSoft fresh produce bar code scanning allows users to choose from a mobile interface that allows smartphones and PDA devices to scan boxed and packed fresh produce to record pallet contents. Fresh produce inventory and stock management with bar code systems ensures inventory control and accuracy. FarmSoft’s bar code software for pack sheds makes fresh produce inventory control easy.

Bar-code inventory control

FarmSoft bar code inventory control is rapid to implement, and easy to maintain. Implementing FarmSoft bar code inventory control for fresh produce processing delivers increased accuracy of inventory control, easy inventory management, and can result in reduced fresh produce waste.
FarmSoft bar code inventory control provides multiple fruit labeling solutions which can be tailored to meet client inventory handling requirements.
Bar code inventory control
FarmSoft bar code inventory control provides a comprehensive fruit inventory control system for packhouses, pack sheds, and fruit and vegetable processors. FarmSoft bar code inventory control makes fresh produce inventory handling easy! Contact FarmSoft today to receive these benefits.
Case level inventory control

Case level inventory control brings fresh produce processors, packers, and marketers easy and rapid inventory control. Implement FarmSoft in no time at all, and start reducing processing waste!  Easy to deploy, farmsoft case level inventory control is the best friend of any company looking to improve inventory control in their food / fresh produce processing enterprise. Farmsoft delivers tangible improvements in food safety compliance and standards maintenance. Implementing farmsoft case level inventory control for fresh produce processing delivers increased accuracy of inventory control, easy inventory management, and can result in reduced fresh produce waste.

Farm to fork inventory control for reliable food safety and best handling practices for fresh produce – while reducing waste and increasing efficiency!  FarmSoft’s farm to fork inventory control solution delivers bullet proof fresh produce inventory control management in every way. FarmSoft’s farm to fork inventory control solution channels staff through the correct farming and fresh produce handling processes ensuring maximum food safety and inventory control is being maintained at all times.

Combine both FarmSoft Farm Software AND FarmSoft Fruit inventory control to create a complete farm to fork inventory control solution.
In addition to the inventory control features of FarmSoft, the system also provides a comprehensive fresh produce business management suite that takes care of every section of your business including: quality control, invoice, dispatch, sales, contracts, staff labor, packing labor, packhouse reporting and more.

Fresh Produce inventory control India – FarmSoft’s fresh produce management software brings new levels of inventory control and efficiency to Indian farming and fresh produce packing, processing, and exporting.  FarmSoft guides users through the fresh produce handling procedures to ensure the safest, highest quality fruit and vegetables with minimum waste. From quality control, waste analysis, to fresh produce labeling – FarmSoft delivers for professional fruit and vegetable processors and packers. Download FarmSoft’s Fresh Produce inventory control India specifications here.

FarmSoft India
Professionally manage and monitor all post harvest processes including quality control, storage, inventory, sorting, grading, washing, packing, sales, invoice, and dispatch.
Traceability requirements matrix fresh produce

Traceability requirements matrix fresh produce packing, processing, value adding.   Traceability requirements matrix fresh produce
Traceability requirements matrix in fresh produce

EASY inventory control
Makes fresh inventory food safety compliance & audits easy.
Traceability requirements matrix fresh produce
Traceability requirements matrix fresh produce.
Blockchain for fresh produce inventory control

Visit our official fresh produce blockchain site for the latest fresh produce blockchain information.
Ask your farmsoft consultant if your chosen block-chain protocol or format is supported.
Blockchain – Essential for Fresh Produce inventory control
The Produce inventory control Initiative, was designed to help the Produce Industry maximize the effectiveness of current traceback procedures, while developing a standardized industry approach to enhance the speed and efficiency.
Food inventory control Software

FarmSoft food inventory control software delivers bulletproof food safety and reduces business risk.  The FarmSoft is built on a solid platform of food inventory control and safety standards. FarmSoft guides users through the food processing and manufacturing phases. The FarmSoft food inventory control software suite specializes in processing and manufacturing involving fresh produce, fruit, and vegetables. Dried, cured, juiced, pulped, or even made into value added jelly and jams. Click here to download food inventory control software specifications.

Fresh Produce inventory control Bar-code

Fresh Produce inventory control Bar-codes for fruit & vegetable packers, processors, and food manufacturers.  Fresh Produce inventory control is much more than applying a label to the packed fruit or vegetable. FarmSoft delivers strict fresh produce inventory control guidelines for supply chain end to end food safety & transparency.

Ensuring that the inventory control chain has no gaps in it is important to reduce the risk exposure of your business. If there is a breach in the inventory control chain, then the whole inventory control enforcement system has failed and becomes a pointless expense. FarmSoft ensures 100% accuracy of inventory control throughout the entire life-cycle of fresh produce, from pre-planting, to post sales inventory control guideline adherence. FarmSoft ensures your business is not unnecessarily exposed, while minimizing compliance costs.
FarmSoft Packhouse Management software provides a strong platform for accurate recording of fresh produce inventory control records, via a variety of easy and logical methods. Risk exposure to the pack shed is greatly reduced by having resolution inventory control guideline compliance, which in turn reduces financial exposure to the packhouse should a recall become necessary. Accurate fresh produce inventory control reduces the quantity of fruit/vegetables in a recall, and therefore reduces the businesses financial exposure. High inventory control helps to open new markets for fresh produce, and improves customer confidence in product quality.
Best practice standards for fresh produce inventory control such as BRC, GlobalGAP, ISO, HACCP, CanGAP, EuroGAP, (and many more) are supported by FarmSoft, making compliance and audits easy and less expensive.
The FarmSoft fresh produce inventory control system constitutes thousands of processes & guidelines that are integrated throughout the entire system, guiding users to record correct fresh produce inventory control details at the correct time.

GS1 inventory control for fresh produce

FarmSoft GS1 inventory control system does much more than just print labels! Manage your inventory, maintain inventory control, pack, process, and store fresh produce. Perform sales and dispatch and invoicing. Reduce fresh produce waste.  FarmSoft GS1 inventory control system does much more than just print labels! Manage your inventory, maintain inventory control, pack, process, and store fresh produce. Perform sales and dispatch and invoicing. Reduce fresh produce waste.
farmsoft makes fresh produce GS1 inventory control easy!
Increase the efficiency of fresh produce deliveries using options like scanning incoming bar-codes to reduce data entry, save time, and reduce errors. Scan incoming fresh produce deliveries or use "one touch" rapid inventory creation screens to increase accuracy & reduce data entry time.

Traceability In The European EU Fresh Produce Sector GS1
 GS1 inventory control for fresh produce
GS1 inventory control for fresh produce
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FarmSoft track and trace provides end to end supply chain transparency for fresh produce inventory control. Implement FarmSoft to guarantee the highest level of inventory control both up and down the supply chain!  FarmSoft track and trace is a comprehensive fresh produce business management solution that caters for all operational processes from quality control, inventory, sales, dispatch, and orders. FarmSoft even provides food manufacturing, good manufacturing management, and value adding features. FarmSoft track and trace software provides many innovative features to bring easily maintained benefits to the fresh produce processor, packer, and marketer.

Using the FarmSoft inventory control code, customers, and end consumers can track and trace fresh produce simply by scanning a QR code with their smartphone. The track and trace system will then present the customer/end consumer with the inventory control or marketing information as chosen by the packer. This helps to improve customer confidence and provides supply chain transparency to promote the concept of food safety.
FarmSoft track and trace also includes the ability to track goods more than one level down the supply chain. This means you can track the supplier of a supplier to provide guaranteed extensive inventory control. This functionality is not traditionally found in track and trace systems.
FarmSoft track and trace can be tailored to meet specific client requirements. The FarmSoft team understands every fruit processing business is different, and adapts the solution for each client.
Fresh produce track and trace
Everything is at your fingertips at all time! Stock take, inventory levels, analysis of pack out rates, quality control, instant recall and easy auditing functionality. The track and trace philosophy is enforced by guiding users through the best inventory control processes, ensuring easy compliance, and reducing the cost of transient labor training. Throughout the FarmSoft fresh produce management system, track and trace is being maintained at all levels. Incoming fresh produce has bar codes applied, and after packing or processing is finished, labels are applied to individual cases, and pallets. The case and pallet level inventory control provides real time inventory monitoring of current raw and finished fresh produce inventory levels.
Comprehensive stock control with track.
Produce inventory control Initiative PTI

Produce inventory control Initiative (PTI), HACCP, GlobalGAP, CanGAP, EuroGAP, BRC, Bio-Terrorism, ISO and more…Simple PTI solution - software for fruit and vegetable processing

Farmsoft delivers opportunities to reduce waste during the packing, processing, storage, and distribution phases. By enforcing best practices, FIFO (when practical), inventory expiry monitoring, and easy stock takes - your company has every opportunity to minimize waste and maximize profit. From bar code managed inventory, inventory labeling, to 3D pallet storage, farmsoft delivers on reduced waste.
Perform recalls in seconds, with the full confidence of accuracy and reliability. Minimize risk by ensuring accurate inventory control is automatically captured. Pass audits with ease & reduce compliance costs using farmsofts inventory control guidelines. Trace fresh produce up and down the supply chain, over multiple inventory control hops. Instantly produce spray records, residue analysis, soil analysis, and any other farm inventory control records if you use our farm solution.
Minimize your administration costs with automatic paperwork generation. Ensure accuracy of paperwork by having necessary documentation (invoice formats, export documents, transport documents etc) presented to employees based on the needs of the specific customer - ensuring timely and accurate documentation. No more rejected orders because of bad documentation accompanying a shipment. Food inventory control software made easy!
Guarantee consistent, accurate, and efficient quality control is performed at any part of the fresh produce handling life-cycle; including during delivery, pre processing, post processing, and dispatch. Create quality control tests based on each customers requirements, and even create a daily factory hygiene test, employee performance tests and more. Accurate quality control helps to improve customer confidence and quality perception. Easily follow fresh produce quality control & fresh produce inventory guidelines.
Monitor orders, assign orders to specific packhouses (you can have unlimited processing sites in farmsoft), and allow micro monitoring of each production lines output requirements using dashboards. The dashboards ensure the correct products are produced at the correct time to fill orders. Dispatch teams are given details on their mobile device (or PC/Mac) and scan pallets onto orders. Administration teams can see orders are picked and ready for dispatch, and are presented with the correct documents for printing. All of these features result in improved accuracy of both production.
Inventory inventory control software for reduced post harvest waste

Inventory inventory control software
The purpose of the Fruit & Vegetables implementation guidance is to provide best practice guidelines for industry-wide adoption for New Item Listing and update of existing assortment. This guide provides support to companies seeking to electronically exchange fruit & vegetable product information in accordance with GS1 Standards. The guidance applies to the full range of fruit & vegetable trade items. The guide outlines which attributes should be used for fruit & vegetable items and recommends best practices for the use of these standards to exchange static fruit & vegetable data between suppliers and retailers. Today, different platforms as well as different means to item identification exist when it comes to data sharing. inventory control case study for Paramount Citrus, inventory control case study for Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms, SunFed visibility of produce throughout supply chain with case and item level inventory control. JemD Farms, greenhouse grower with GS1 Standards and the Produce inventory control Initiative.
The use of GS1 Standards, specifically for Identification, Master Data Alignment, inventory control, Track and Trace, Barcode labels and EDI transactions, provides a common platform to help supply chain partners share and understand the same information about products and locations and fresh produce inventory management. Attributes are used as a means to describing specific information about an item when transacting business. They reflect a certain characteristic about the item such as identifiers, weights, dimensions, and manufacturer or supplier information. The guide outlines Industry Core Specific, Industry Commodity Required and Target Market attributes to be used by the Fresh Fruit & Vegetables industry. This guide is platform neutral and can be used with or without third party service providers. Adoption of the guidance offered in this document is voluntary and will be determined by the trading partner relationship. The data model proposed is independent of any means used to exchange this information, the usage of the GDSN Network to exchange this data brings additional benefits to the industry. The guideline also provides the link between the data attribute and how to use it in the GDSN Network.
Inventory inventory control software
Inventory inventory control software
Using the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) is the key to a successful business. As a supplier of fruits and vegetables you need the GTIN to uniquely identify your product. The GTIN is the key to modern electronic business processes. 
Simple inventory control solution

Simple inventory control solution - software for fruit and vegetable packing
Processors and packers involved in the fresh produce industry deal with a lot of compliance and inventory control issues. If the worst happens and a product recall needs to be effected immediately, they have to be able to trace where the raw ingredients of fruit and vegetables came from, what was done to them, when and where the finished products have gone.
Fresh produce processors and packers manufacturers are subject to quality audits and they can often practice recalls and food safety incidents. From a business perspective, these activities often can be expensive and cumbersome to comply with, without the use of a simple inventory control solution that is integrated into the businesses fresh produce handling processes and guidelines.
As a supplier to the food manufacturing or fresh produce processing or handling and retail industry, quality control and inventory control are key for any manufacturer. Farmsoft delivers solutions in Australia, USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa, and Asian regions. Use farmsoft to become compliant and increased efficiency.
Without a simple inventory control solution:
Simple inventory control solution
Simple inventory control solution
When details are requested about a specific shipment, it was not uncommon to see people combing through reams of paper to trace the required inventory control information.
To ensure compliance and to make efficiency gains, implement farmsoft to manage key critical inventory control points in the fresh produce handling process: Research and Development, Document every detail, Record all changes before QA and Production, Quality Assurance, Manage new product approval, Corrective Action Reports, Lab Results, Supplier Accreditation, Renewals
Production: Handwritten production records – scanned, classified, routed to Production and QA managers for approval. Records are automatically linked to the product and batch for instant record retrieval
Other processes that can be automated: Quotes, A/P Invoice Approvals, Purchase Requests, Maintenance Requests, Document Management.
Some immediate results of implementing a simple inventory control solution include: Tracking shipments, batches and ingredients could take days, with a simple, modern, cloud based inventory control solution instant recalls can be produced in less than 3 seconds. 
Less waste, more inventory control

Less waste, more inventory control: Full featured software for fresh produce processing, packing, sales, export/import & distribution.  MINIMIZE FRESH PRODUCE WASTE

For handlers of perishable goods, reduce waste during packing, processing, cold store, order picking and dispatch phases. Enforce GMP and best practices, FIFO (when practical), inventory expiry monitoring, and easy stock takes to help minimize waste and maximise profit. Receive detailed alerts when waste is encountered through quality issues, or possible human error.
Learn more about farmsoft post harvest solutions
Manage your fruit & vegetable packing / processing operation with a simple inventory control solution, or implement a comprehensive enterprise management solution. Easily comply with standards for Walmart, Tesco, Woolworths, Aldi, Loblaw, Coles, USDA, FSMA, GFSI, AANZFTA, PTI, HACCP - for full inventory inventory control using PC/Mac or inventory control app.
MORE inventory control!

Fresh produce export documentation

Farmsoft makes fresh produce export documentation easy with new features that generate international standard fresh produce export documentation for fresh produce producers, processors, and packers.   Rapidly generate fresh produce export documentation on demand!

Farmsoft makes fresh produce export documentation easy with new features that generate international standard fresh produce export documentation for fresh produce producers, processors, and packers. The modern packing and processing facility is busy environment. Dealing with the excess of export regulations and paperwork requirements can often be a headache. Farmsoft guides users through the documentation process, reducing administration costs, and increasing productivity.
Contact a farmsoft consultant today to discuss your fresh produce export documentation options today.
Farmsoft takes the effort out of preparing fresh produce export documentation for fruit, vegetable, coffee, hop, and grain producers by generating commonly used export documentation.  

Reduce fresh produce waste, Orders - Quality - Production - Sales & shipping - Recalls & audits - Dashboards, analysis, business intelligence.   Reduce fresh produce waste, make production and shipments 100% accurate

Strict inventory management ensures FIFO and no orphaned fresh produce inventory, no loss of inventory due handling processes.
Production management ensures every order is filled accurately, dispatch is planned in advance, and correct shipments dispatched on time, every time.
Sales dashboards help marketing and sales teams plan orders, schedule production, and identify any fresh produce that needs to be sold before it becomes waste.
A choice of interfaces to suit every environment gives your team a simple fresh produce business management tool.
Manage fresh produce inventory stored at an unlimited number of sites / packhouses, and unlimited warehouses
Manage and monitor the storage and status (ie: in processes such as sorting, grading, cooling, ripening etc) of all fresh produce inventory, regardless of its state.

Everyone knows the frustration of a client who orders a Dry Age Rump Steak but there aren’t any in the fridge or when suddenly there are no burger-buns at the Burgers’ place. With the inventory management feature and the live availability indicator, you can leave these horror situations in the past.

Fewer Expenses
due to better product utilization calculations.

of storehouses in different places.

Real-Time Info
How many are left in stock?

More Control
over the happening in the different locations

Improvements by using Inventory Management
More happy clients due to better serving
One of the features is the live inventory level indicator. It displays on the mobile POS System devices how many pieces of the cake are left. This way they can directly suggest an alternative, in case the cake has been sold out. The best part of it is that this feature is available for free in the basic software version!

Receipts connected to the inventory
You can add the receipts as well as the nutrition information to the dishes on your menu. This way the inventory level is being reduced automatically after placing an order. And the best part is – you can display the nutrition values on the bill.

inventory management
React Faster and navigate easier
Thanks to the live availability indicator you can easily coordinate the preparation of some meals and drinks. This way you prevent pilling up ready orders and shortages in the production stage in the kitchen.

.. you need more inventory management?
No Problem – Loose Leaf systems offers you an expert version as well.

Better storehouse Coordination
The inventory management feature allows you to add more storehouses to your system. For example, if you own a club you can display all of the bars with their own inventory levels. Each order is then going to reduce this level.

Automatic Replenishment
Reports hold you up to date with your inventories. Moreover, thresholds allow you to place an automatic order when this specific amount is reached. This way there is no need for you to think about replenishment – Loose Leaf systems is taking care of it!

How does it function?
Find out how do you profit from the use of automated inventory management!

Loose Leaf Inventory management is the supervision of noncapitalized assets -- or Loose Leaf Inventory -- and stock items. As a component of supply chain management, Loose Leaf Inventory management supervises the flow of goods from manufacturers to warehouses and from these facilities to point of sale. A key function of Loose Leaf Inventory management is to keep a detailed record of each new or returned product as it enters or leaves a warehouse or point of sale.

Organizations from small to large businesses can make use of Loose Leaf Inventory management to track their flow of goods. There are numerous Loose Leaf Inventory management techniques, and using the right one can lead to providing the correct goods at the correct amount, place and time.

Loose Leaf Inventory control is a separate area of Loose Leaf Inventory management that is concerned with minimizing the total cost of Loose Leaf Inventory, while maximizing the ability to provide customers with products in a timely manner. In some countries, the two terms are used synonymously.

Why is Loose Leaf Inventory management important?
Effective Loose Leaf Inventory management enables businesses to balance the amount of Loose Leaf Inventory they have coming in and going out. The better a business controls its Loose Leaf Inventory, the more money it can save in business operations.

A business that has too much stock has overstock. Overstocked businesses have money tied up in Loose Leaf Inventory, limiting cash flow and potentially creating a budget deficit. This overstocked Loose Leaf Inventory, which is also called dead stock, will often sit in storage, unable to be sold, and eat into a business's profit margin.

But if a business doesn't have enough Loose Leaf Inventory, it can negatively affect customer service. Lack of Loose Leaf Inventory means that a business may lose sales. Telling customers they don't have something, and continually backordering items, can cause customers to take their business elsewhere.

An Loose Leaf Inventory management system can help businesses strike the balance between being under- and overstocked for optimal efficiency and profitability.

The Loose Leaf Inventory management process
Loose Leaf Inventory management is a complex process, particularly for larger organizations, but the basics are essentially the same, regardless of the organization's size or type. In Loose Leaf Inventory management, goods are delivered in the receiving area of a warehouse -- typically, in the form of raw materials or components -- and are put into stock areas or onto shelves.

Compared to larger organizations with more physical space, in smaller companies, the goods may go directly to the stock area instead of a receiving location. If the business is a wholesale distributor, the goods may be finished products, rather than raw materials or components. Unfinished goods are then pulled from the stock areas and moved to production facilities where they are made into finished goods. The finished goods may be returned to stock areas where they are held prior to shipment, or they may be shipped directly to customers.

Loose Leaf Inventory management uses a variety of data to keep track of the goods as they move through the process, including lot numbers, serial numbers, cost of goods, quantity of goods and the dates when they move through the process.

Loose Leaf Inventory management systems
Loose Leaf Inventory management software systems generally began as simple spreadsheets that track the quantities of goods in a warehouse but have become more complex since. Loose Leaf Inventory management software can now go several layers deep and integrate with accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The systems keep track of goods in Loose Leaf Inventory, sometimes across several warehouse locations. Loose Leaf Inventory management software can also be used to calculate costs -- often in multiple currencies -- so accounting systems always have an accurate assessment of the value of the goods.

Some Loose Leaf Inventory management software systems are designed for large enterprises and can be heavily customized for the particular requirements of an organization. Large systems were traditionally run on premises but are now also deployed in public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud environments. Small and midsize companies typically don't need such complex and costly systems, and they often rely on standalone Loose Leaf Inventory management products, generally through software as a service (SaaS) applications.

Loose Leaf Inventory management cycle
Loose Leaf Inventory management software helps businesses track Loose Leaf Inventory, so purchasing departments know what they need to order and sales teams know what is available to sell.
Loose Leaf Inventory management techniques
Loose Leaf Inventory management uses several methodologies to keep the right amount of goods on hand to fulfill customer demand and operate profitably. This task is particularly complex when organizations need to deal with thousands of stock-keeping units (SKUs) that can span multiple warehouses. The methodologies include:

Stock review, which is the simplest Loose Leaf Inventory management methodology and is, generally, more appealing to smaller businesses. Stock review involves a regular analysis of stock on hand versus projected future needs. It primarily uses manual effort, although there can be automated stock review to define minimum stock levels that then enables regular Loose Leaf Inventory inspections and reordering of supplies to meet the minimum levels. Stock review can provide a measure of control over the Loose Leaf Inventory management process, but it can be labor-intensive and prone to errors.
Just-in-time (JIT) methodology, in which products arrive as they are ordered by customers and is based on analyzing customer behavior. This approach involves researching buying patterns, seasonal demand and location-based factors that present an accurate picture of which goods are needed at certain times and places. The advantage of JIT is customer demand can be met without needing to keep large quantities of products on hand and in close to real time. However, the risks include misreading the market demand or having distribution problems with suppliers, which can lead to out-of-stock issues.
ABC analysis methodology, which classifies Loose Leaf Inventory into three categories that represent the Loose Leaf Inventory values and cost significance of the goods. Category A represents high-value and low-quantity goods, category B represents moderate-value and moderate-quantity goods, and category C represents low-value and high-quantity goods. Each category can be managed separately by an Loose Leaf Inventory management system. It's important to know which items are the best sellers to keep enough buffer stock on hand. For example, more expensive category A items may take longer to sell, but they may not need to be kept in large quantities. One of the advantages of ABC analysis is that it provides better control over high-value goods, but a disadvantage is that it can require a considerable amount of resources to continually analyze the Loose Leaf Inventory levels of all the categories.
Economic order quantity (EOQ) methodology, in which a formula determines the optimal time to reorder Loose Leaf Inventory in a warehouse management system. The goal here is to identify the largest number of products to order at any given time. This, in turn, frees up money that would otherwise be tied up in excess Loose Leaf Inventory and minimizes costs.
Minimum order quantity (MOQ) methodology, in which the smallest amount of product a supplier is willing to sell is determined. If a business can't purchase the minimum, the supplier won't sell it to them. This method benefits suppliers, enabling them to quickly get rid of Loose Leaf Inventory while weeding out bargain shoppers.
First in, first out (FIFO) methodology, in which the oldest Loose Leaf Inventory is sold first to help keep Loose Leaf Inventory fresh. This is an especially important method for businesses dealing with perishable products that will spoil if they aren't sold within a specific time period. It also prevents items from becoming obsolete before a business has the chance to sell them. This typically means keeping older merchandise at the front of shelves and moving new items to the back.
Last in, first out (LIFO) methodology, in which the newest Loose Leaf Inventory is typically recorded as sold first. This is a good practice when inflation is an issue and prices are rising. Because the newest Loose Leaf Inventory has the highest cost of production, selling it before older Loose Leaf Inventory means lower profits and less taxable income. LIFO also means the lower cost of older products left on the shelves is what's reported as Loose Leaf Inventory. However, this is a difficult technique to put into practice, as older items that sit around have a chance of becoming obsolete or perishing.
Safety stock methodology, in which a business sets aside Loose Leaf Inventory in case of an emergency. The safety stock approach also provides a signal that it's time to reorder merchandise before dipping into the safety stock. It's a good idea for businesses to work safety stock into their warehouse management strategy in case their supply chain is disrupted.
Loose Leaf Inventory management vs. Loose Leaf Inventory control
Both Loose Leaf Inventory management and Loose Leaf Inventory control are essential to running a successful direct sales and channel operation. Loose Leaf Inventory management is the overall strategy to ensure adequate Loose Leaf Inventory, and Loose Leaf Inventory control encompasses the processes and tools used to track existing Loose Leaf Inventory. Businesses may choose to use an Loose Leaf Inventory control system on its own but will benefit from using both together. Here are the essential differences:

Loose Leaf Inventory management
Loose Leaf Inventory management is a strategy that ensures businesses always have the right amount of Loose Leaf Inventory at the right time and in the right place. Loose Leaf Inventory management tools enable businesses to:

calculate safety stock;
calculate reorder points;
accomplish demand planning and forecasting;
identify obsolete items;
optimize warehouse layout; and
identify fill rate percentage.
Loose Leaf Inventory control
Loose Leaf Inventory control addresses Loose Leaf Inventory already in a business's possession. It works at the transactional layer of an ERP system and enables businesses to:

receive Loose Leaf Inventory;
process interbranch transfers;
process receipts;
pack and ship stock;
process customer invoices; and
process supplier purchase orders.
This was last updated in February 2021
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