Food Wholesale & Distribution

Adding value to your customers by handling large, small and composite orders without losing speed and margin.

Efficient logistics combined with a quick-and-easy ordering process

Customers are raising the bar, demanding more and squeezing the deadlines. In both the B2B and B2C food sectors. Irrespective of whether composite orders or personalised meals or meal boxes are at issue: they lead to more complex logistics and subsequent higher costs. In addition, an increasing number of food merchants want to save costs and raise quality by optimising both the supply chain and internal logistics (WMS roll-out).

NetSuite for food trade and distribution offers the flexibility and functionality to respond to and capitalise on these trends by offering more efficiency in the ordering process by using kit and/or matrix articles. Naturally with a broad range of price and discount options including the allocation of landed cost to a particular order. In this way, orders can be handled logistically with the help of mobile warehousing (WMS). The planners are supported by so-called supply chain snapshots and/or supply chain towers. The customer ordering process is also accessible and quick thanks to portals and an EDI module.

Food merchants with retail outlets (stores or market stalls) receive considerable sales support from NetSuite thanks to integrated Point of Sale functionality.

NETSUITE INTERCOMPANY ERP

NetSuite ERP is engineered to scale with businesses as they grow and to streamline mission-critical processes. In turn, this allows them to continue focusing on what they do best and to react to new market opportunities swiftly and confidently. From advanced financials to inventory management to supply chain management to billing and beyond, NetSuite ERP gives companies the tools they need to accelerate growth and drive innovation.

NETSUITE CRM

NetSuite CRM offers a real-time, 360-degree picture of your customer base and a seamless flow of information during a client’s entire lifecycle. From suspect to prospect, lead client order, order handling to up-selling, cross-selling and customer service. All in one app. Alongside traditional CRM functionality such as SFA, customer service management and the automation of marketing, NetSuite CRM also offers the option of centrally managing quotes, order control, commissions, sales projections and integrated e-commerce activity.

NETSUITE SUITE-ANALYTICS

NetSuite Business Intelligence offers a set of 300 standard KPIs, real-time dashboards, reports and analysis opportunities for each and every integrated process within the software suite. This enables your users to identify new opportunities and trends as well as establish the root cause of certain issues. In this way, business processes and the efficiency of individual roles can be optimised.

NetSuite food and beverage wholesale and distribution references

 

Murray’s Cheese implemented NetSuite’s unified cloud platform to seamlessly manage financials, ecommerce, orders and inventory. NetSuite processes in-store and wholesale orders in one place and provides key data on inventory and financial performance.

 

Sea to Table has steadily expanded since their NetSuite ERP, CRM and Webshop roll-out and now distributes fresh and frozen wild, sustainable domestic seafood into the kitchens of more than 1,000 restaurants, cafeterias and campus dining halls traceable to over two dozen US landing ports.

 

NetSuite empowers every aspect of the business. With robust customization capabilities, International Spices can easily tailor NetSuite to further refine its processes. Sales reps have self-service data access and, with customized and centralized reporting capabilities, executives have visibility for insight-driven business decisions.

NetSuite: A scaleable ERP solution for the food industry

NetSuite is a scalable ERP soltion for food wholesale and distribution companies and allows you to choose from multiple scenarios. You can start small and expand with extra users and modules as your company grows. The stairway below is an example of how scalable the application is.

FOODQLOUD NETSUITE ERP APPS

NetSuite is a generic application that can be tailored to the specific needs of an industry, company or even an end-user with the help of apps. There are hundreds of NetSuite certified apps available in the official NetSuite App-store. Some of these apps are created by NetSuite and some are created by partners. Quistor FoodQloud develops their own food specific apps for NetSuite and collaborates with preferred partners in order to tackle specific requirements.

 

FoodQloud Essentials

This module contains a bundle of functionalities that is essential to most food and beverage companies.

Advanced Inventory Status

Manage inventory levels and permissions based on quality where inventory status is leading factor.

(Returnable) Packaging

Calculate & Register (returnable) packaging per item or per order, both in- and outbound. Includes two ways: Tight packaging and Loose packaging. Including Packaging Balance (search).

Certificate Management and External Documents

Register and check on valid certificates and external documents per vendor. F.E. BRC-certificate, Bill of Lading (as document).

Sales Costs

Add default sales costs (charges) to sales order transactions.

Order Listing

Use vendor or customer (group) specific listing at order entry. Based on either historic transactions or fixed lists. Check on private label items. Users can either choose to show an assortment list based on manual input (the user creates the list in the customer/vendor entity record) or based on historical transactions.

 

FoodQloud Product Specifications

An essential ERP module for all food manufacturing companies. FoodQloud – Product Specifications helps you to manage product specifications, ingredient declarations and packaging tax.

Product specifications

Calculate and distribute complete food declaration. Which includes ingredients, allergens and packaging per item (including version management). By linking directly to the Item numbers and the Production Bill of Material (BOM), you are guaranteed that there is only one version of the truth. Just define your BOM structure, enter your raw materials specifications and FoodQloud – Product Specifications takes care of the rest. This will save you valuable time with regards to maintenance.

Packaging Tax

Report which displays the primary, secondary and tertiary packaging material. Based on outbound transactions and the product specification.

 

  • Set up of country specific tax rates per material
  • Calculation of packaging materials sold in kg per country
  • Report showing tax to be paid per country, per material, per item, in total
  • Exclude trade items sold in same country as vendor country

NetSuite SuiteCommerce B2B and B2C webshops

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E-commerce is becoming an integral component of running the business for an increasing number of food companies. The omni-channel NetSuite module called SuiteCommerce enables companies to develop integrated buyers’ journeys from previously distinctly separate sales channels. A combination of online and offline. For B2B, B2C or a combination of both.

The module connects E-Commerce and physical points of sale in stores with order management, inventory management, marketing, bookkeeping and customer service.

NetSuite WMS

Optimize your warehouse activities with NetSuite WMS. Completely integrated with NetSuite ERP. Does your warehouse operation demand more extensive functionalities? No problem. We have a selection of 3rd party NetSuite WMS add-ons that can tackle your issues available.

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FoodQloud: for wholesale and distribution

A comprehensive food solution with specific functionality enabling you to act more quickly, offer your customers more service and get a better grip on margins.

Mobile warehousing & WMS

Full control over receipt, storage and flow of your goods, even in a situation with numerous commodity storage levels. The complete pick and put-away process enables you to integrate your ERP functionality real-time thanks to barcode scanning and support from other mobile devices in the warehouse.

Matrix items

Customised products and streamlined order entry thanks to product configuration with matrix items and bills. This helps you to operate in a customer-focused manner, and minimises your superfluous inventory.

Flexible pricing

Develop flexible pricing schedules and update your price-setting as required. Introduce targeted promotional campaigns and monitor the results. Segment price setting per customer and offer appropriate discounts. Indispensable standard functionality in NetSuite for wholesale and distribution.

 

Kitting

Customers often buy a combination of articles that belong to or suit each other. NetSuite capitalises on this trend with its ‘kitting’ functionality. This enables you to plan, merge, repackage and store combinations of articles.

Supply chain Control Tower Snapshot

The Control Tower Snapshot is a NetSuite function that offers a total overview of your current and future inventory positions throughout the supply chain over a certain period.

These functionalities enable you to monitor projected stock including adjustments in demand and supply that could potentially impact supply chain flow. This helps you to anticipate potential future issues and means you do not need to disappoint customers.

Point of Sale

Automate your check-outs using NetSuite’s Point of Sale intgration options. These are ideal for retail outlets such as stores, bars and market stalls.

Landed cost

The landed cost functionality enables you to gain an accuracte picture of the true costs of the products you receive. So that you can allocate the costs of transportation, insurance, storage and so on to the goods received.

 

Customer-specific agreements

Bonus structures per individual customer can be applied within NetSuite. Additionally, you can manage potential customer-specific repackaging assignments within the application.

Call and shipment days

NetSuite makes it possible to generate customer order lists based on order history

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