Integrate with scales & weighing equipment fresh produce
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Integrate with scales from your chosen vendor of weighing equipment. Weigh entire trucks, trailers, or pallets. Using farmsoft, the tare of truck, trailer, containers, and pallets can be deducted from the gross delivery weight.
Integrate with scales & weighing equipment for fresh produce
Fresh produce inventory - Orders - Quality - Packing - Sales - Shipping - Recall - Audit - Food safety - optional Xero integration
Increased accuracy of deliveries, faster weighing of fresh produce, no paperwork!
Improve your delivery processes by allowing farmsoft to automatically grab the weight of a delivery and deduct tare and container and packaging weights to get the true and accurate net weight. Print labels and store your fresh produce rapidly.
With farmsoft's weighing equipment integration, you can increase the accuracy of fresh produce deliveries, while decreasing the time taken to record each fresh produce delivery.
Scale integration for fresh produce requires vendors provide an API (REST) or an app that inserts the current scale weight into the clipboard on a Windows or Android device. This allows farmsoft to integrate with scales and weighing equipment from a large number of vendors at a very low cost to you.
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