Is your business...

Struggling to keep accurate inventory?

Using spreadsheets to track grower sales and liquidations?

Entering data into multiple programs?

We know that you need to be as efficient as possible. The problem is most payroll and HR systems are not capable of handling piece-rate calculations or detailed billing for growers. Request a consultation to see how Datatech’s Ag Software could improve efficiency in your business. 

The Shipper's Office Helps Your Team With...

One Program For Produce Inventory Management

Save time with one inventory program that keeps track of real-time inventory, including

  • Bulk Bins/Packed Product
  • PTI Case Labeling
  • Pallet Tag Inventory
  • Packaging Material

Easy-To-Read Grower Statements

Eliminate spreadsheets with easy-to-read grower statements. Growers can see sales, deductions, and their net return on one simple report. 

Simplified Accounting

Make producing financial reports easier with automated posting of grower accounting information. This includes updating liabilities to growers, deductions, advances, and other charges.

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Shipper Pallet Tag Scanning

Need a way for growers to quickly view reports?

GROWER CONNECT 2.0 WEB PORTAL

Your growers can log in to Grower Connect and access reports for their deliveries, packouts, sales, and more.

The Right Software Can Lighten Your Workload

Using software that does not fit your business wastes time and money. That is why Datatech will help you build a package that is tailored to meet your needs and budget.  

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Programs Simplified for...

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This package is designed specifically for fresh produce brokers. Standard features include:

  • Buy/Sell Invoicing
  • Brokerage Invoicing
  • Accounts Receivable/Payable
  • Produce Payables, Freight Payables
  • General Ledger

 

This system is based on the same core system as The Shipper’s Office.

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We know you need to keep your customers and growers happy. That's why we have been helping produce shippers and brokers from across the country, for the last 40 years, gain control of their businesses.

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Get the Software Shippers & Brokers Need

Whether you want to increase profitability, get organized, save time, or have help staying compliant with ever changing regulations, Datatech’s software can help! 

1. Request a Free Consultation

Our team will walk you through a personalized demonstration of an Ag software package tailored to your needs and budget.

2. We Will Go to Work

We will work alongside you to ensure a smooth transition — including help with installation, imports, training, and ongoing support.

3. Watch Your Business Grow

With Datatech on your team, you’ll save time and money as your business grows — so you can spend your time doing what you love.

Do you have the information you need to make vital business decisions?

We believe you should have the tools You need to Thrive.

Manage Sales

Help salespeople save time and provide accurate information to clients with real-time inventory

  • Check inventory balances, add new customers/orders, view account activity, and run reports all from the same place
  • Quickly enter, revise, and update orders
  • Print reports for Open, Not Shipped, Shipped, and Unbilled Orders

Simplify Customer Billing

Stay up-to-date, record payments on invoices, handle collections, and issue PACA letters.

  • Create A/P invoices directly from the A/R invoice for freight and additional charges.
  • Track unpaid invoices and quickly update your bank balance
  • Track problem loads and automate credits back to the customer 

Automate A/P Invoices

Manage bills and make payments on time.

  • A/R invoices will flow to the payables module to create invoices for produce purchases, freight, and brokerage fees
  • Automate batch printing of checks and use reports to print checks from a selected due date
  • Track the grower, lot, and type of deduction. These will be detailed on grower statements and automatically deducted from the net due calculations.

Track Inventory

Keep your inventory up-to-date and accurate.

  • Real-time inventory is customized to the products you sell. This includes receiving product in bulk or by pallet, tracking PTI case labels, and more
  • Create product code files to meet the needs of your operation 
  • Track inventory by separate lot numbers for each truck load, multiple loads per field, or by field per day. Balances are updated as you enter Receives and In-Transit loads

Bulk Inventory & Packouts

Track incoming product by grower, product, and field for easy traceability.

  • Receive bulk product from the field, put it in inventory, store it, then pack it into a finished product 
  • Once packed, pallet tags are created to add the finished product to inventory. 
  • Print a packout report with details of incoming product, packed product results by size, and yield percentages.

Create Pallet Tags

Accurately track inventory by pallet.

  • Quickly scan and enter pallet tags
  • Customize a pallet tag format for your operation
  • Track grower, field, and lot information on products

Stay Compliant With PTI Case Labeling

Be PTI compliant with integrated case label printing.

  • Program creates GTIN codes and prints carton labels to PTI specifications 
  • Integrate PTI case labels with pallet tags for complete traceability to your customer
  • Quickly trace a case label back to the field and packout date

Track Packing Materials Inventory

Stop running out of your packaging material.

  • Product files can be set up to account for packaging and other materials needed to create the finished product
  • When that product is packed, your packing material will automatically be taken out of inventory. You can set re-order quantities to receive notifications when material is running low
  • A/P invoices are automatically created from purchase orders for material

Simplify Grower Accounting

Are you tracking what you owe growers in a spreadsheet?

  • Save time with automatic grower deduction calculations, including commission, selling/packing fees, and other charges
  • Handle different types of liquidations, (i.e. by date, field, pool, or lot)
  • Grower liquidation reports itemize all sales, deductions, and net return amounts. Customizable for any company.

Create Financial Reports

Keep track of your money.

  • Automatic posting of liabilities to growers, including deductions, advances, and other charges
  • Customize, print, and export financial reports
  • Easily search, sort, edit, and customize transaction lists

Growing Your Own Produce?

Track sales, expenses, and profit by lot/field.

  • Track field and lot information as soon as produce is entered in inventory
  • Income from sales appears on farm cost accounting reports. 
  • Other expenses from payables and payroll flow to cost accounting reports to provide you with accurate profitability of your crops

Handle Multiple Locations

Manage different warehouses with multi location inventory.

  • Quickly see available inventory for each of your warehouse locations
  • Easily transfer product between warehouses
  • All users connect to one central data base for real-time information

Simplified Program for Desktops in the Warehouse

Help your warehouse team work quickly and efficiently.

  • The layout of this program is designed for ease of use in the warehouse, displaying only modules needed for warehouse work. (For instance, accounting and payroll modules are not accessible.)

Simplified Program for Mobile Devices

Make your warehouse run more efficiently.

  • Quickly locate pallets in your warehouse by room, rack, and row. Easily update pallet locations as they are moved.
  • Use a Bluetooth device to scan pallet tags. See on screen how many packages are currently in inventory for that pallet and, if needed, you can edit in real-time. 
  • Scan pallet tags to an order as they are loaded/shipped and then print the BOL right from the mobile device to a network printer

Need Payroll & HR?

Are you managing Payroll and Human Resources in house?

  • Easily enter checks or import time from a time clock with our Payroll program. Upload direct deposit info to your bank and produce all state and federal payroll tax forms
  • Manage health insurance records, retirement plans, injuries, safety meetings, employee complaints, warnings, and litigation with an integrated HR app

Save Important Documents

Misplacing important paperwork?

  • Scan and save important documents for quick, easy access
  • Link documents to customer/vendor invoices and employee records
  • Prevent sensitive information from being lost or accessed with security features

Have A Support Team Behind You

Personalized training and support 

  • Get one-on-one training to help you get the most out of your software
  • Receive ongoing support from our experienced, bilingual team
  • Stay up-to-date with program enhancements that keep you compliant and improve efficiency