In a fast paced industry like fresh produce your business, your team and your software must be capable of supporting each other in order to make informed decisions and meet the ever changing demands and requirements of your customers.
The Keelings Knowledge software solution adapts quickly to meet those requirements. More often than not, we will have incorporated the necessary functionality within the ERP software before it becomes a requirement because we make it our business to know what’s coming down the line within the industry.
Where your business incorporates fruit and vegetable packing or production, our ERP software is designed to optimise your operation. Additional functionality supporting the packing and production operation help you manage your business, customers and suppliers. Keelings Knowledge software can help your management team make the best decisions regarding produce sourcing, sales, production and distribution.
Each of our modules has a specific advantage for Packhouse Operations
From minimum price consignment purchase to stock segregation and transport, our procurement module accurately captures the entire costs involved in the acquisition of fresh produce products, so you have complete landed cost tracking.
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Our features support you with the flow of goods through customs clearance process and inbound scheduling. Advantages include; the ability to cater for load building, multiple collections / deliveries and catering for different temperatures on the same trucks.
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Be confident you are meeting and exceeding standards with software that enables you to carry out mobile quality inspections of fresh produce when and where required. Inbound, outbound and residency checks ensure staff have the latest quality information.
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A key feature of our system is the ability to offer you full traceability down to pallet level. Access a complete audit trail of all pallets at the push of a button for compliance or product recalls.
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Use our functionality to support your packing and production operation. Including packhouse management and stock selection, yield and waste control, labour efficiency and production cost allocation at SKU level.
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Our system collates real time information in one place to ensure it is accurate, reliable and quick to access. Enabling your sales team to increase revenues by knowing the real cost of a finished packed product.
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Visibility of accurate real time stock levels is key. Our system highlights issues to your stock control team as soon as they occur so your business can respond immediately without waiting for physical stock counts.
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Our WMS solution gives you visibility of ‘live-stock' which tells you the exact location of stock down to specific pallet space, how much warehouse space is available and a full history of all stock movements.
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Forecast sales for weeks in advance. Plan your day or week based on forecast sales. Schedule all activities for your operation as you will know your expected results in advance.
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Our system will streamline your invoicing processes and manage and control your costs incurred across the supply chain. Use consistent and accurate profitability reports for your business from a number of different viewpoints.
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Gain greater insights into the full operations of your business. With key stakeholders reading one version of the truth your business can make the right decisions. This allows focused improvements and supports proactive rather than reactive behaviour.
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Providing strict processes, controls and rules on bonded stock in your warehouse. Automated customs clearance providing efficiencies in operation and spreading of relevant duty to each product line.
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Packhouse Operations Testimonials
The fresh produce industry has complexities that are uniquely different to other industries so we have created an ERP solution to address these challenges across key sectors.
- Jaguar TFC, The Netherlands
“We are very satisfied with the Keelings Knowledge teams professionalism, high efficiency and meticulous working attitude. We truly believe it will drive on Chongming company’s development by learning Keelings fresh produce systematic thinking and management approach”
- Chongming Agri. Company, China
“We’re in a change stage, consolidating our turnover, making decisions about which product categories to grow, where we want to specialise, some backwards integration, more involvement with the growers to secure our supplies. Now we have all that information available at the push of a button”
- Roveg BV, The Netherlands
“It’s a big project, it’s complicated, with a fixed deadline and so for me it was very important that we shouldn’t affect the business, specifically that stock control and invoicing to clients should always be possible. Keelings Knowledge delivered on their promise”
- International Trader, France
“Other ERP systems are built by IT people and developers who don’t understand the industry. KK ERP is built on the knowledge of the people who have worked in the industry for 20 years”
- Keelings Retail, Ireland
“If you’re using KBS ERP in the right way, you can use it to drive profitability in your business rather than just to report. It has put finance on the front foot in the conversations with the business. It gives us visibility and transparency on what’s happening – and we can be sure that it’s the accurate information all the time.”
- Financial Director, UK