Food & Drink

A fully integrated, traceable solution for Food & Drink Manufacturers, Wholesalers & Retailers

As a handler of Food & Drink products, we know you have an awful lot to manage on a day-to-day basis. Whether manufacturing or trading, you have produce and ingredients that move through your business in various weights, volumes and packages. Not only that, but these food items also need to be processed under a variety of different conditions and temperatures. Batch numbers and expiry dates also need to be retained from end-to-end to avoid unnecessary wastage,and aid compliance to food regulations for controlled product recalls. This is all before management of sales channels and order fulfilment can even be considered.

If any of these operational headaches sound familiar to you, then OrderWise is here to help. Having delivered solutions to Food & Drink Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Retailers for 30 years, OrderWise provides complete end-to-end control of all key business processes, with full batch traceability and expiry date management as standard. Through using our software, businesses in your industry have been able to streamline their daily processes, eliminate wastage and aid stock rotation across all locations by directing staff to items with the shortest shelf life.

By bringing your omnichannel order processing and supply chain management back together, OrderWise will help you to lower costs, increase accuracy and improve performance through better business-wide integration.

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With our software already supporting high profile Food & Drink retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and distributors, our team have the industry experience to help you streamline all your daily operations.

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Fast, Structured Handling of All Your Key Processes

As a GS1 Industry Partner, our Mobile WMS Devices allow Food & Drink businesses like yours to harness the power of 2D barcode scanning technology. Through using these devices to manage all common warehouse tasks, you can ensure all required batch numbers and expire dates are accurately recorded as stock moves through your business. While also promoting greater efficiency in the completion of goods in, despatch and manufacturing processes, OrderWise also helps to ensure that staff pick products with the shortest expiry date first, keeping wastage to a minimum to the benefit of added profitability.

If you need a simple solution for managing different pack sizes, as standard OrderWise is able to handle products that come in a variety of pack sizes including singles, outers, cases and pallets. In addition, units of measure such as weight, height, depth and volume can be recorded against any item within OrderWise, with this information also able to be used to gain packaging and courier recommendations for further cost savings. Delivering orders through your own fleet of vehicles instead? Not a problem, with OrderWise Transport & Routing you can effectively manage your delivery schedule, vehicle capacity and ensure the fastest routes are always taken by your drivers, with an optional app for obtaining Proof of Delivery (POD) too.

Manufacturing your own Food or Drink products? Having supplied our software to Food & Drink manufacturers across the country for decades now, OrderWise has the functionality to ensure all scenarios are handled in the correct manner. With the flexibility for allowable difference when mixing ingredients to ensure you get just the right taste, as well as the ability to manage multiple BOM variations, change approval processes and ingredient substitutions, we can help you handle it all.

Need some extra info?

Hear first-hand how OrderWise has helped transform the operations of businesses in your industry in our customer case studies.

See how our clients, Mackays and Epicurium, have been able to gain the end-to-end traceability and expiry date management they need, as well as save time and money through greater productivity.

Mackays Case Study

Epicurium Case Study

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 “It’s definitely helped with the management of batch and expiry dated products. Now when we bring our products in, we push them through OrderWise so we can accurately record the batch numbers and best before dates. The way the system will always pick the product with the shortest shelf life, which obviously helps us with our stock rotation.”

– Barnes WIlliams