better traceability + quality = profit

post harvest traceability software for for fresh produce packing, processing, export/import, sales – for fruit, vegetable, seafood packers.

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Reduce waste

Better handling of FIFO, monitor expiry dates, and accurate fresh produce inventory control & labeling help to reduce waste in packing, processing and storage.  Further waste reduction can be achieved with other handy farmsoft features like Quality Control that ensures ‘waste’ is actually waste, waste reports that automatically calculate waste from a batch based on inputs and outputs – allowing you to identify potential areas of shrinkage, incorrect categorization,  or mishandling.

Improve dispatch accuracy

Let farmsoft improve the accuracy of your dispatch processes by managing orders, allowing assignment of inventory to orders and invoices from phone or tablet (directly from the forklift) or by PC/Mac.  Documentation required for each specific customer can be automatically generated based on each customers requirements.  Ensuring correct documents accompany every shipment reduces the possibility of a shipment rejection.  

Consistent quality 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 quality control offers fast, and ensures consistency in the quality control management processes for incoming fresh produce, post pack/post processing, storage, and dispatch.   

Make administration easy 

The never ending list of documents, paperwork, and records you have to keep can be overwhelming.  Allow farmsoft to take care of  your documentation for you.  With farmsofts built in choice of industry document generation tools, and handy practical reporting that means your will never have to crunch numbers in a spreadsheet again- farmsoft reduces time spent on admin for administrative and management team members.

Easy and accurate traceability

Automatic capture of traceability throughout all fresh produce and packaging material handling processes makes traceability easy – something you don’t have to constantly worry about since farmsoft is doing it for you at every critical point throughout the life-cycle of inventory.   Choose from over 45 different fresh produce traceability labels to show off your traceability at pallet, trade unit, and even consumer unit level.  

Reduce compliance costs 

Easily enforce best practices and food safety in your fresh produce business with farmsoft.  Best practice enforcing processes are built into every part of farmsoft to ensure the correct compliance data is captured at every critical point, and employees are being guided through the process.  Use the farmsoft ‘self audit traceability checklist’ to make sure your compliance is always up to date.  

Improve 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.  

You are in control at all times 

Using farmsoft post harvest traceability software you can manage multiple pack houses at multiple locations (Enterprise), use your phone, tablet, PC or Mac from any location at any time.  Our cloud based service (optional for Enterprise clients) keeps your fresh produce enterprise moving forward at all times.  Talking about control, farmsoft requires no contracts or obligations on your behalf.

Pass audits with ease 

You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you know the auditors are coming the next day?  Forget about about it.  Using farmsoft, you have the confidence that you can do an instant recall both up and down your supply chain in a matter of seconds.  Make a fresh produce recall based on the pallet, inventory, sales order, dispatch date, batch, supplier data, supplier name, supply date, storage location, invoice, customer reference, transport company, transport reference, packaging material supplier, packaging material supplier reference, and more.    

implement a simple traceability solution, or comprehensive enterprise management solution – the choice is yours…      

for small business

From only $ per month per user.  Use handy D.I.Y. setup tools or let one of our experienced solution consultants guide you.  Your business can be up and running on farmsoft in as little as 30 minutes!  Basic support included.  No contracts or obligations.    

Contact us to get started today –  ask for the Small business edition. 

Post harvest traceability software

for enterprise

For larger companies that need special attention, implement farmsoft Post Harvest Enterprise edition.  Dedicated solution consultants, project management, remote or on-site training and deployment – guarantee a quality solution which includes additional functionality excluded from the Small business edition.  Post Harvest Enterprise farmsoft can be installed on your own server or accessed from farmsoft cloud – your choice.  We can make additions and changes farmsoft Post Harvest Enterprise to ensure it meets your exact requirements.  farmsoft Post Harvest Enterprise provides rapid R.O.I. for fast growing professional fresh produce post harvest handlers.  

Talk to a solution consultant today to find out how your profit, quality, and traceability can be supercharged!

F.A.Q.

What support will I receive? 

We are here to help!  All farmsoft solutions come with support services.  Small business accounts receive basic email support.  Enterprise accounts receive a choice of premium support services and have priority over Small business accounts.  We are here to help you achieve maximum benefits and efficiency!    

Is farmsoft secure?  

It sure is.  We use encryption on all systems, and have multiple levels of physical and technical security 24 X 7 protecting farmsoft post harvest traceability software cloud servers at all times.  We take care of backups and upgrades.  You never need to install anything or worry about the technical stuff.  

Can I add new features to farmsoft?  

No problems.  Talk to one of our solution consultants, we can add new features or modify existing functionality to maximize your benefits from farmsoft.  Our design and development team can make sure farmsoft delivers everything you need.  

Can I upgrade to Enterprise edition?  

If you need more benefits and functionality you can upgrade a Post Harvest Small business edition to Post Harvest Enterprise edition at any time.    The upgrade is instant, you will receive better support, and access to many awesome new benefits and features available exclusively in the Post Harvest Enterprise traceability solution.  

How many licenses will I need?  

You can add or remove licenses at any time.  We provide ‘concurrent’ user licenses – this means you can record unlimited employees in your farmsoft solution, however, you only need licenses for the total number of people that will access your farmsoft at the same time.  For example, you could enter 50 employees into farmsoft, but if only any five employees need to use farmsoft at the same time, then you only need five concurrent user licenses.  

Use farmsoft for part of a year? 

The cost of one license is based on the assumption you use farmsoft for most of the year.  If you have a period in which your business is not active, you can simply reduce your number of licenses to 1 to keep your account active.  We need to remove accounts that are inactive.  If your account is removed you need to create a new one and configure it when you want to start over.  Don’t worry, we would give you plenty of notice before account removal.  

Is farmsoft updated regularly?  

The farmsoft team is always working on new goodies to bring your business new and exciting functionality that makes every day business easier and more efficient.  The team makes sure farmsoft supports international standards and new trends well before they become mandatory.

What fresh produce can I process?  

The farmsoft post harvest solution proves comprehensive traceability, processing, packing, sales and wholesale distribution of fruit, vegetable, nuts, herbs, spices, hops, flowers, dried processed fruits & vegetables, fruit juice, poultry, and basic manufactured foods. 

Can i print fresh produce labels?  

Print fresh produce carton, tote, pallet, and RPC labels using styles PTI, GS1, Walmart, Coles, Woolworths, Tesco, Aldi, and more.  Use any printer – thermal, direct, laser, inkjet.  We don’t sell or support any printers or other hardware.  You will need to be able to print from your device (Mac/PC/tablet/phone) internet browser to your printer (try Google Cloud Print, HP Print Service / ePrint, Cloud Printer, Samsung Cloud Print, or bluetooth/wi-fi connected printers).  All post harvest fresh produce labeling requirements are supported by farmsoft post harvest traceability software.  

Is farmsoft a financial package?  

No.  You can export your invoices, orders, time sheets etc to your chosen financial solution like Sage, Quickbooks, MYOB, Xero.  For farmsoft post harvest enterprise clients, you can optionally integrate directly with your financial package such as Oracle, SAP, Great Plains/Dynamics, Sage (cost on request).  

What kinds of fresh produce facilities is farmsoft for?  

You can use farmsoft in a wide range of post harvest handling including: processing, and fresh produce handling businesses.  Packers, processors, or even just re-sellers or wholesalers in the flower, fruit, vegetable, seafood, hop, herb, dried fruit, dried vegetable industries apply.  You can even use farmsoft for farm packing (packing fresh produce for your own farm), produce marketing organizations (PMO’s), co-operative/co-op packing for fruit packaging solutions.

Post harvest traceability software

Easy to use post harvest traceability software solution.  

Rapid implementation.  Use your tablet, phone, PC, Mac from the cloud.

Implement a simple traceability solution, or comprehensive enterprise management, the choice is yours…

How does farmsoft post harvest traceability software work?

You choose which processes suit your business, simple or comprehensive.  There are virtually an unlimited combination of flexible business processes supported by farmsoft post harvest traceability software.  Here are a few common fresh produce processing practices used by our clients… 

Post harvest traceability software Example 1:  Simple traceability  

  • Receive & label incoming fresh produce
  • Sell fresh produce via invoice

Post harvest traceability software Example 2:  Simple packing

  • Receive & optionally label incoming produce
  • Sort, grade, wash, pack, label produce
  • Sell fresh produce via invoice

Post harvest traceability software Example 3:  Simple professional

  • Receive & optionally label incoming produce
  • Sort, grade, wash, pack, label produce
  • Receive customer sales orders
  • Sell fresh produce via invoice or order

Post harvest traceability software Example 4:  Professional

  • Receive & label incoming produce
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Sort, grade, wash, pack, label produce
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Receive customer sales orders
  • Sell fresh produce by invoice & order

Post harvest traceability software Example 5:  Professional, storage

  • Receive & label incoming produce
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Store inventory for any period
  • Sort, grade, wash, pack , produce & label
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Receive customer sales orders
  • Sell fresh produce by invoice & order

Post harvest traceability software Example 6:  Re-pack or value add

  • Receive & label incoming produce
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Store inventory for any period
  • Sort, grade, re-pack, process or value add
  • Process rejects in subsequent batches or package & label finished products
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Receive customer sales orders
  • Sell finished product by invoice & order
  • Generate documents for export, transport, organic certificates, EU and more…

Post harvest traceability software Example 7:  Farm to plate

  • Label & record fresh produce at farm
  • Register transport of fresh produce to pack shed
  • Scan incoming fresh produce 
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Store inventory for any period
  • Sort, grade, re-pack, process or value add
  • Process rejects in subsequent batches or package & label finished products
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Receive customer contracts and sales orders
  • Schedule harvests and batch based packing/manufacturing based on customer orders and contracts
  • Sell finished product by invoice & order
  • Generate documents for export, transport, organic certificates, EU…

Post harvest traceability software Example 8:  Co-operative

  • Label & record fresh delivered by farms
  • Issue delivery receipt & container (RPC, tote, bin, pallet etc) receipts
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Store inventory for any period
  • Sort, grade, re-pack, process or value add
  • Process rejects in subsequent batches or package & label finished products
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Receive customer contracts and sales orders
  • Schedule batch based packing/manufacturing based on customer orders and contracts
  • Sell finished product by invoice & order
  • Generate documents for export, transport, organic certificates, EU…
  • Auto email statements for container balances to farms and or customers
  • Charge farms & or customers for container use
  • Export invoices to financial package
  • Invoice farms & or customers for packing/processing/storage charges

Post harvest traceability software Example 9:  Enterprise Co-operative

  • Label & record fresh delivered by farms at multiple storage sites
  • Record delivery costs
  • Issue delivery receipt & container (RPC, tote, bin, pallet etc) receipts
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Store inventory for any period
  • Sort, grade, re-pack, process or value add
  • Process rejects in subsequent batches or package & label finished products
  • Perform quality control tests
  • Receive customer contracts and sales orders
  • Schedule batch based packing/manufacturing based on customer orders and contracts
  • Sell finished product from multiple distributions centres by invoice & order
  • Generate documents for export, transport, organic certificates, EU…
  • Auto email statements for container balances to farms and or customers
  • Charge farms & or customers for container use
  • Export invoices to financial package
  • Charge farms & or customers for packing/processing/storage charges

All features are optional, anything you don’t need will be hidden.

Feature [Post Harvest] Small business [Post Harvest] Enterprise
Basic packing management (support international standards)
Basic labeling  
Basic traceability  
Basic quality control  
Packing labor management & costs  
Expiring inventory management & FIFO  
Advanced dispatch options  
Create invoices  
Sales contracts & dispatch management  
Sales order management (mange customer orders)  
Purchase orders for fresh produce & all other materials  
Shipping container management  
Extensive export documentation  
Required customer documents management  
Document management system  
Export time-sheets and invoices  
Mobile inventory (from PDA, tablet, smartphone)  
Advanced settings & control panel
Taxes on invoices
Quick setup wizards, tutorials, cheat sheets, DIY Training  
Set security and screen permissions for each employee  
Self audit traceability checklist  
Advanced labeling    
Advanced packing management    
Advanced traceability    
Permanent data storage    
Unlimited users    
Unlimited sites, pack house, warehouse, cool store    
Inventory historical movement audit    
Advanced inventory & historical stock take    
Specialized inventory mobile interfaces    
Best practice for packing & GMP    
Advanced quality control    
Print on demand    
Packing cost/batch cost reporting    
Waste analysis & monitoring    
Extensive shipping documentation    
Bar code printing & scanning (PDA, tablet, smartphone)    
Co-operative invoicing for PMO’s & wholesalers    
Fresh produce POS    
Fresh produce temperature control    
Value adding and food manufacturing    
Advanced reporting, dashboard, and KPI’s    
Freight cost calculation & reconciliation    
Non billable freight recording    
Project management (option)
On site training (option)
Tailored solution (option)
Support services (see various options)
Install farmsoft on  your own server, or use our servers free, or have us host your own private server
Container management, billing, statement emailing

Inventory & cold store

Easy inventory

Storage & dispatch of fresh produce has never been easier. Easy stock takes, always know inventory location. FIFO & 3D storage. Unlimited warehouses & storage locations.

Sales management

Orders made easy

Manage sales orders, sales contracts, batch orders / work orders, analyse production requirements and more..

Traceability

Traceability enforced

Rapid and accurate traceability reduces business financial risk and makes audits easy. Reduces the cost of compliance.

Pallet control

Easy pallet control

Manage unlimited pallets, and pallet types (eg: chep, wood, plastic). Track pallet types on sales and exports, label and track.

Bar code & labels

Bar code inventory labels

Generate GS1 and over 40 other labels, bar code inventory control using reader/PDA/tablet. Scan to move pallets and inventory

Picking & dispatch

Easy picking & dispatch

Pick orders to customer specs, monitor order progress, print correct paperwork for each customer, shipping container management, export documentation.

Packing management

Easy to record packing data

Batch management of inputs, washing, sorting, grading, packing and processing. Repack and maintain traceability

Value adding

Manufacturing & value add

Track and trace all inputs from multiple suppliers, BOM, GMP, labor, packaging materials, batch quality, batch costs and more

Quality control

Quality control made easy

Perform QC from tablet/pda/smartphone/PC/Mac. Configure internal tests, customer QC, QMS, HACCP, USDA, Tesco, Woolworths, Aldi, Coles, ISO, and other tests.

International standards

Easy compliance!

HACCP, BRC, ISO, GlobalGAP, EurepGAP, CanGAP, and even de-facto standards can easily be enforced with FarmSoft…

Easy to use

User friendly and intuitive

FarmSoft’s easy to use interface shows users only what they need to see to get their job done quickly and efficiently

Flexible!

FarmSoft can be tailored to meet your needs

Tailor FarmSoft to meet your exact needs, not the other way around. Quick, and inexpensive to perform. Talk to a consultant today about your requirements.
Post harvest traceability software

Meet David!!

a FarmSoft consultant

Meet David!

David has been with the FarmSoft consulting team since 2003. David’s specialty is in the fruit farming industries, in particular apple and citrus. David has worked alongside clients around the world, helping improve farming practices and sharing his wealth of post harvest traceability software knowledge. David relies on practical thinking to solve every day problems, having the luxury of viewing client businesses and processes from an independent point of view. David works with all levels of client’s teams, and is an equity partner in FarmSoft.

Meet Barry!

a FarmSoft consultant

Meet Barry!

Barry has helped farms and packers of fruit and vegetables across the world improve processes, improve yield, and quality. Barry’s specialty is fruit and vegetable crops, post harvest traceability & quality control in the fruit packing processes. Barry has been with the FarmSoft team since 2006. Barry integrates sustainable farming practices based on international best farming practices. Take advantage of our expert consultant’s years of knowledge implementing practical farm software systems today! Talk to Barry or one of our dedicated farming consultants now.

Meet Al!

a FarmSoft consultant

Meet Al!

Al has been with the FarmSoft consulting team since 2001. Al works in a wide range of solutions from farming, thru post harvest traceability software. Al has worked alongside clients around the world, helping improve farming, traceability, and food manufacturing practices while sharing his wealth of knowledge gained from working on solutions in over 14 countries. Al also performs design and analysis for enhancements and additions to FarmSoft. Al’s motto is “There are no problems, only solutions. Talk to one of our consultants today!”.
 

Contact us to start reducing post harvest waste, and discuss your post harvest traceability software options now! 

Post harvest traceability software for fruit packing & marketing software to improve profit, efficiency, reduce waste, and strengthen traceability and food safety.  FarmSoft post harvest traceability software provides a flexible solution for packhouse processors of fruit, vegetable, coffee, flower, and hop processing, sorting, grading and post harvest packing management for fruit wholesalers, exporters, importers and cold store enterprises.

FRUIT PACKING / POST HARVEST TRACEABILITY SOFTWARE BROCHURE            PACKING / QC APP            SAMPLE POST HARVEST TRACEABILITY REPORT TEMPLATES   

FarmSoft fruit packing packhouse software & post harvest software solutions:   Read a review of farmsoft post harvest traceability solutions here:   Fruit Packing Software for fruit and vegetable processors and cold store.   Post harvest traceability software available in USA, Canada, U.K., New Zealand, Australia, South Africa.

 

Contact us to start reducing post harvest waste, and increase traceability now!