ERP Software Designed for the Food Industry by the Food Industry

Food Connex’s order, inventory and finance management software was built from scratch specifically for the food industry. Solutions for catch or variable weights, traceability, scanning, labeling, breaking cases, and the many types of production are core to Food Connex.

Flexible implementation options let our expert team optimize Food Connex based on the unique needs of each client, whether they focus on pure distribution, production and processing, or a mixture of services.

Food Connex integrates with QuickBooks matching a premier food business management solution with industry leading accounting software.

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Order Entry and Purchase Order Management


Food Connex’s system lets you easily manage orders. The simple customizable screen displays historical order information, current inventory availability, and pricing information. Intuitive prompts help you quickly create orders and identify recommended items to increase sales and encourage retention.

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Pricing and Invoicing


Profitability management is ensured with consistently applied pricing models. Food Connex automatically handles all complex pricing and discounting procedures, including promos, spoilage allowance, broken case up charges, fuel and delivery charges, contract and chain pricing, etc. User defined roles specify who can and cannot view or change the price and profitability of orders.

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Inventory Control


Food Connex displays information about available, allocated, and on order product for your staff. With Food Connex, when a customer asks if you stock a specific item, you have immediate access to that information so you no longer have to turn away a sale, or worse fail to deliver on a commitment. Each sales, purchase, and production process automatically updates the inventory information in real-time providing transparency for the entire warehouse.

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Lot Tracking, Control and Costing

Food Connex enables users to manage their inventory at the lot level. As a product is being received or manufactured it is assigned a lot number. Working within these lots users can:

  • Report on profitability and cost by lot
  • Generate Valuation Reports based on received lot costs
  • Monitor inventory aging and expiration dates and communicate to the warehouse which lot should be pulled for delivery
  • Record additional lot- information such as shellfish tag numbers, country of origin, or grading information
  • Track quantity received, amounts in stock, and destination of all quantities sold or used

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Integrated Payment Processing


Our best-in-class, seamlessly integrated payment processing solution lets you easily accept all payment types, including credit cards, ACH and electronic check payments, so you can manage all components of your business within one comprehensive platform. Exclusive rates ensure you save on processing fees, and transparent pricing means you’re never left wondering what you’re paying for each month. We also manage interchange rates and include Level II and Level III data with all transactions to ensure you get the lowest rate possible every time.

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Accounting and QuickBooks Integration


Food Connex integrates its order entry and inventory management system with QuickBooks general ledger, accounts receivables and payables.

This integrated solution eliminates the hassles of multiple stand-alone systems. Food Connex supports the following QuickBooks products:

  • QuickBooks Online
  • QuickBooks Pro 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • QuickBooks Premier 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • QuickBooks Enterprise (current subscription)
  • QuickBooks Accountant Desktop 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

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Packing Stations and Mobile Fill-n-Ship


Packing stations enable users to quickly and accurately receive, process, and ship product. Barcode labeling and scanning eliminates errors by confirming product identification and automatically capturing weights for variable-weight products. Traceable serial numbers and production dates are also retained for quality control and recall reporting.

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Traceability and Recall Reporting

Protect your brand with automated traceability, instant recall reporting and lot tracking. Food Connex provides tools that enable you meet and exceed government and private safety and quality control guidelines while reducing the labor burden of recordkeeping.

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Cutting, Fabrication, Bill of Material and Recipe Production

Reduce labor costs while improving inventory tracking and traceability by handling all facets of cutting, fabrication and bill of material recipe production. Food Connex templates and recipes are easy to set up and will relieve ingredients while receiving finished goods.

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About Us

Food Connex® is cloud-based software for food distributors and processors looking to improve their productivity and profitability. Food Connex helps streamline workflow, improve customer service, and reduce costly mistakes. Its easy QuickBooks integration and Order & Inventory Management tools can improve sales, order taking, fulfillment, pricing, invoicing, purchasing, production, traceability and reporting.

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IMS Software, LLC
Food Connex
36 Thurber Blvd.
Smithfield, RI 02917

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