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Find what you need in the darkest corners of your operation. Reduce spoilage, pick and load more efficiently. Shine some light on inventory. Get Famous.

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Famous Business Intelligence

Leveraging your data can give you the insight necessary for improved operational decision making.

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  • Manage Cooler Inventory
  • Quick Inventory Transfer
  • Consolidate Pallets

Famous Warehouse Management System

The Famous Warehouse Management System (WMS) takes your operation to the next level of integration, convenience, and accuracy.

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PTI and Famous Resources

Learn how you can meet current and future Produce Traceability Initiative milestones using Famous Software and services. New resources will be added regularly.

Distributor/Wholesaler

Software tools for produce distributors and wholesalers

Buy profitably, know your true costs, work in the currencies and units of measures you need, manage inventory professionally, repack, audit every step in the process, and maintain traceability, even on consolidated pallets, all in real time!

Integrated Purchasing

Create purchase orders and transmit them via phone, print, email, or electronic fax. Reusable purchase order templates speed ordering. Know your true costs as you buy. Automatically calculate delivered costs. Quickly reconcile purchases with received inventory using integrated matching and “trouble hold pay” capabilities. Issue “open price” purchase orders for your consignment sales agreements.

Price after Purchase

Issue purchase orders with open pricing. After you sell the product track sales and meet your profit objectives. Accurately compute payments due to your suppliers. Settle up with them after you have all the facts. Provide suppliers with a detailed explanation of the costs you’ve incurred and final selling prices. Correct profitability will be recorded as well.

Flexible Order Taking

Stored customer information pre-populates orders on customizable entry screens. Specify fill instructions, and document delivery requirements and other details on a customer-by-customer basis. Mix inventory items and direct purchases on the same order. See available and expected inventory when order-taking. Set and monitor customer credit limits.

Price List Generator

Quickly create personalized “primary” and “secondary” price lists for your customers. Use different views to suit your needs. Order entry pricing will match each customer’s current price list.

Order Pad

Think of the Famous Order Pad as a “shopping cart.” Build orders quickly while viewing current, available holdover, inventory, and future expected product.

Terminal Market Support

Customize invoice entry screens to quickly handle large volumes of orders, even from handwritten ticket books. Mix phone orders and paper sales tickets. Create delivery invoices on the fly.

Standard Order Templates

Facilitate quick order entry by using standard “sales order templates” that contain products frequently ordered by regular customers. Optionally, include such attributes as salesperson, sales terms, payment terms, ship-to addresses, and so on. Incorporate pricing from current price lists.

Order Status and Lists

Communicate with your shipping staff and manage most aspects of any order from one screen. Order lists can be sorted and printed in formats compatible with your sales department’s workflow and procedures. Manage orders right from the list. See the status of orders—shipped, unshipped, no-show trucks, and so on. Communicate with other departments.

Charges

Enter and track charges as incurred. Invoice for freight, brokerage, fuel surcharge, promotions, or other fees. Bundle charges within the price or print as separate line items on the invoice. Accrue charges automatically or enter items manually. Automatically calculate Delivered and/or FOB prices for accurate profit analysis. Create accurate payables for correct payment and cost recording.

Copy Orders

The Copy Order feature enables salespeople to duplicate previous orders and either place them again or modify them.

Trade Electronically (EDI XML)

Eliminate costly and error-prone retyping. Accept and place orders electronically using the Famous Integration Services (FIS) module. These EDI/XML transactions can take place through FoodLink Online, or directly using Famous Integration.

Load Management

Consolidate multiple orders onto individual loads for delivery. Charges such as freight are automatically allocated by quantity, weight, or pallet to each product on each sales order. Manage and track multiple loads through delivery and completion.

Customer Credit Information and Inquiries

Prevent accidental order-taking for delinquent or over-limit customers. Monitor both over-dollar amounts and days past due. Authorized management personnel can override this feature. Overrides create audit trails. Answer customer questions quickly by consolidating current or past activities on summary screens, and then drill down as necessary to see details.

Price List Generator

Quickly create personalized "published" and "alternative" price lists for your customers. Use different views to suit your needs. Order entry pricing will match each customer’s current price list.

Inventory Management

Track product using physical counts, PO numbers, lots, sales tags, FIFO, or any combination of these methods. Manage multiple storage facilities. Quantities are always updated in real time. Know what’s on hand, in the cooler, and on order. Ensure accurate transfer tracking. Print your pick tickets with special instructions to speed staging and loading. Automatically compensate for differing units of measure. Quickly create optional bills of lading.

Repack Profitably

Re-grade, rework, and repack. Automatically account for costs, shrinkage, and UOM changes as you work.

Traceability

If you are not yet carefully tracking product and collecting traceability information, you will need to one day soon. Reduce spoilage and ensure freshness, traceback, and product safety. Our integrated bar code features, RFID capabilities, and electronic trading tools will help you meet rapidly evolving challenges. Add these track and trace aids now or later, as you grow.

Invoicing, AR, and Cash

Print delivery invoices, delivery receipts, and statements. Accurately apply cash payments to correct product. Deliver printed or electronic invoices as needed.

Ready to See for Yourself?

We'd be happy to arrange a personal demonstration and answer any questions you might have. Please give us a call at 800-444-8301 or send us an email.

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