Production planning - fresh produce fruit & vegetable packing and processing
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Production planning in fresh produce fruit & vegetable packing and processing
Fresh produce production planning for fruit, vegetables, coleslaw, leafy mixed products and more... Make better planning decisions, reduce waste, deliver exacting orders.
Fill each order with 100% accuracy, zero fresh produce waste, efficient packing, and value adding processes to maintain traceability and maximize efficiency.
Choose from a range of fresh produce production planning tools designed to make your operation run at maximum efficiency with least effort.
Optionally choose to use batch packing in farmsoft. Batch level traceability allows recalls both up and down the supply chain, all batch inputs have their traceability details captured in real time, making the Batch Number an easy to use traceability key, one of many that can be used in farmsoft.
Customers can enter their fresh produce orders using the farmsoft Fresh Produce Customer Portal, this gives you up to date access to fresh produce orders, changed, and cancellations to better plan production.
Monitor batch outputs, and batch waste. If waste exceeds a pre-determined percent, an email alert containing the Batch Recall report is sent to management showing the inputs, outputs, and waste levels.
Easy batch based packing and processing allows ad-hoc and pack to order processes and pre planned scheduled production.
Batches become the central traceability point (and cost center) for all fresh produce/food. Mix multiple varieties of produce, from multiple suppliers and maintain strong traceability at the same time. Analyze batch waste and quality with ease. farmsoft even supports value added processes such as food manufacturing, drying, blending, juicing and more – handy for coffee, hops, and herbs, and processed food manufacturing. You can even mix unlimited batches with other batches to make a “final product” without losing traceability and tracking the cost of finished product.
Project required raw materials and packaging materials
View undersupply or oversupply of raw mateials (actual and projected)
All production is assigned to a line manager, inventory manager, and production line.
Project orders Vs. your estimated sales, Vs. planned harvest volumes* (requires farming modules)
Shedule multiple orders to be backed in a single batch
On screen alerts inform your team of which materials must be packed where and when and by whom
Production planning > Project required inventory
Easily compare required, available, and any shortage of fresh produce inventory during production planning. Plan daily packing, weekly, packing, or even months in advance for planting, ordering, harvesting. Guarantee all fresh produce products are available in the correct quantity at the correct time. Use the farmsoft fresh produce customer portal to access fresh produce orders faster and plan production better.
Production planning >
Easily assign multiple orders to batches and production lines with one click!
Production planning > alerts
Production line managers and inventory managers can receive instant on screen alerts letting them know a new batch has been scheduled, for inventory managers, this directs them to collect the required inventory and take it to the correct production line.
Manage & monitor batch costs with the ability to capture labor costs, transport, packing material cost, and fresh produce costs.
Projecting the workflow of your fresh produce packing business made easy...
Create unlimited batches, with inputs such as fresh produce, packing materials, and any other inventory such as ingredients and additives.
Full traceability of all batch input.s
Product processed in a batch can be re-used in another (or unlimited) batch.
Batch progress management and monitoring.
Assign multiple Sales Order Items to a batch, creating batch work orders & instructions, or simply assign customers to a batch.
Run unlimited packing/processing lines at the same time.
Mix unlimited sources and varieties of produce (ie: from your farm, external suppliers, co-operative growers) into one batch while maintaining traceability.
Easy to access dashboard reporting, analysis and KPI’s
Assign labor & materials to batches for cost monitoring & reporting.
When creating outputs from a batch (usually finished product) packaging materials can be automatically consumed and applied to the batch.
Configure best manufacturing practices and processes to guide employees through the best practice for manufacturing the finished product.
Associate quality control tests to manufacturing processes, FarmSoft will prompt the user to perform QC when required.
Business intelligence for fresh produce wholesale, packer, processor, import/export
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