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- Automatic Holds
Spot customer credit problems before they get out of hand. Automatically restrict shipments if you desire. Grow your bank balance with Famous.
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- Cost Accounting
Who grew it? Where is it? What costs have been added? How much was culled? How much did you make on that load? Know more with Famous Software.
Produce sales order management can seem like a juggling act at times. The goal is to get the right perishables to your customers at the right price without needless spoilage.
Sales Order Management & Product SourcingInquiries quickly turn into orders since your sales staff can easily see inventory and possible substitutions. Future product availability is also displayed so that you can reserve inventory that is currently being cooled or repacked, or is otherwise temporarily unavailable. You can even purchase products from other sources while creating customer orders.
Order PadThink of the Famous Order Pad as a shopping cart. Build orders quickly while viewing current available holdover, inventory, and future expected product.
Order Status & ListsCommunicate with your shipping staff and manage most aspects of any order from this 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 ordersshipped, unshipped, no-show trucks and so on. Communicate with other departments. Spot problems and opportunities.
Sales Order EntryCollect and organize the myriad of real time details associated with a customer's order. Tabs simplify the task of navigating all products, shipping options, charges, and notes relating to an order. Sales order changes immediately update your available-to-sell quantities. Famous prompts for missing, required information when users attempt to save their work.
ChargesTrack and allocate charges as they are incurred. Apply charges to single or multiple product lines.
Standard Order TemplatesFor each customer you can create and save standard sales order templates that contain such attributes as salesperson, sales terms, payment terms, broker, etc. Templates can also contain products frequently ordered by customers, ship-to addresses, and so on.
Copy OrdersThe Copy Order feature enables salespeople to duplicate previous orders and either place them again or modify them.
Comments & NotesFamous facilitates comprehensive note-taking and makes it easy to specify which comments show on specific documents. You can categorize comments for easy retrieval.
Instant Gross Profit CalculationsFamous lets you specify which charges affect gross margin calculations and automatically updates profit. Charge allocations can be changed at any time and those changes are reflected in real time.
Load ManagementConsolidate 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. Combine warehouse transfers and customer sales orders for efficent shipping. Manage and track multiple loads through delivery and completion.
Customer Credit InformationPrevent accidental order-taking for delinquent or over-limit customers. Specify how rigorously credit rules are enforced. Monitor both over-dollar amounts and days past due. Authorized management personnel can override this feature. Overrides create audit trails. Restrict shipping by putting a credit hold on orders. See credit statistics for customers.
FOB/DeliveredEasily set up customer sales terms to sell product FOB or Delivered. Utilize Famous to calculate correct customer pricing along with accurate FOB prices on the products you sell.
Consignment & Price After Sale OrdersFamous supports consignment sales and lets you price items after they have been sold. After pricing, correct profitability is recorded.
Reserve Order Number RangesYou can reserve a range of sales order numbers for a customer before placing the orders. The numbers refer to specified ship dates and sales representatives.
Sales CommissionsThe Famous automatic Sales Commission feature computes commissions as a percentage of profit. Computations include profit on purchased products, markups, and pricing adjustments. You can calculate commissions at will. Compensate your sales staff for all invoices, or only for paid invoices. Famous computes net changes that occur after commission payments and then adjusts subsequent commission statements and payments.
Quick PurchasesThe Famous Quick Purchases feature enables sales reps to make outside purchases while taking orders. For example, if a customer needs more of a particular apple than you have on hand, an outside purchase can be accomplished as part of the order-taking process.
The Quick Purchases feature can also order and charge buyers for purchased items and services such as transportation fees, temperature recorders, and any other costs associated with an order. Quick purchases automatically create AP entries. No re-keyboarding is necessary.
Famous Integration Services (EDI/HTML)Eliminate costly and error-prone re-keyboarding. Accept and place orders electronically using the Famous Integration Services (FIS) module. These EDI/XML transactions can take place through networks such as FoodLink Online, or directly using Famous Integration Services. Learn more here.
Workflow AutomationManage the complexities of communicating with trading partners by automatically generating just the documents they require, in the formats they request. The Workflow Task Manager automatically generates appropriate print, e-mail, e-fax, or EDI/XML documents as a result of completed steps. Define multiple destinations for workflow documents:
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