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Food Distribution and Food Manufacturing:
Making it easy to improve your results.

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“Your WinFDS product is incredible. It is reliable, versatile, complex yet user friendly, but most of all, it is designed for today’s use and future growth.”
Client Since 1993

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Challenges Solved by WinFDS:

Flexible Customer Ordering
Multiple Price Scenarios
Repetitive Order Processing
Order Picking Made Easy
Daily Routing/Manage Deliveries
Eliminating Shorts & Substitutions
Product Traceability
Controlling Receivables & Payables
Operator Accessibility
On Demand Manufacturing
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Why is a “Food” Distributor Different?

"Food" is the key word in "Food Distribution" and understanding the specific operational challenges facing a “Food Distributor” is the first step in becoming more efficient and profitable. There are two distinct differences in Food Distribution that ripple through the entire operation. “Food” is perishable and Customer ordering is repetitive. Knowing and understanding the challenges these distinctions generate will significantly enhance your operational efficiency.

The key differentiator’s of a “Food Distributor” are:

  • The need to manage Repetitive Customer orders
  • The need to manage products that expires
  • The need to sell in multiple units of measure
  • The need to have multiple pricing scenarios
  • The need to have Product Traceability
  • The need to manage continuous fluctuations in inventory
  • The need to manage routes




There are differences in being a Food Distributor and without being able to overcome these differences will cause a lack of efficiency, potentially lost sales and poor Customer relations.

Click on the links below to learn more about the challenges of a Food Distributor:

  1. Customer Ordering
  2. Delivering Orders
  3. Inventory Control
  4. Business Performance Analysis
  5. Food Recalls

There is an abundance of information regarding “Lot Traceability” and “Product Recalls” on the internet and how every Food Distributor should have a Recall Plan in place. To help you create your own plan, we have provided an outline of the 10 parts of a Food Recall Plan and a template that you can use to create your own Recall Plan.

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“Your WinFDS product is incredible. It is reliable, versatile, complex yet user friendly, but most of all, it is designed for today’s use and future growth.” Client Since 1993

“The system is very flexible, user friendly and has aided us in controlling various aspects of our operation.” Client Since 1999

"I'd make the same WinFDS choice without hesitation." Client Since 2000

Since 1978, Food Decision Software Inc. (FDS) has served the food distribution and food manufacturing industry under the banner Mulvany Attard Associates. Today FDS has customers across North America that use our WinFDS food industry software to run their business and improve their results.

FDS can help with:
Customer Order Processing
• Wholesale Food Distribution
• Enterprise Resource Planning
Food and Beverage Distribution
Food Manufacturing
Food Traceability
Food Processing

• Food Recall Planning 
Inventory Control
Inventory Investment
Cash Flow Management
Order Fulfillment
Price Flexibility
Special Orders
• Alternative Pack Sizes

• Food ERP Software
Food Distribution Software
Food Service Software
Food Industry Software
• F
ood Manufacturing Software
Food Inventory Software
Food Processing Software
Food Recall Templates

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