Finished Goods Inventory & Dispatch

SoftTrace Inventory Management optimises your stock movements by accessing critical data in real-time, offering full visibility of stock and stock movements in minutes.

Access to a full range of reports on stock grades, locations, shelf life, transfer, and movement, including purchase order, sales order, truck manifest, dispatch summaries and invoicing

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Multi-Site Storage Management & Movement History

SoftTrace Inventory Management functionality captures and tracks the usage of all raw materials and ingredients through the whole manufacturing process from goods inwards to finished product including sales orders, purchase orders and invoice management.

Every raw material component ingredient required is recorded including its warehouse location. All manufactured products are flagged on hold until being released for dispatch when the final QC analysis has been completed and QC Release has been approved.

  • Manage supplier certificates of conformance and analysis
  • Integrated barcode labelling system with RFI technology
  • Full customer specifications recorded against each product and test specifications.
  • Specification overlay to ensure finished product is sold at the highest margins.
  • Optimum traceability of source, supplier, & quality release analysis
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Real Time Inventory Warehouse Management System

The SoftTrace system has been designed to be fully configurable adapting to existing Plant systems.

Offering flexible functionality to interface with packing lines and warehouse systems, depleting stock levels in real time providing visibility of current raw material and finished goods stock levels providing data on raw material ingredients, processes, and packing

  • Reporting of all critical data to one central secure login accessed location
  • Maintain optimum inventory levels and stock reorder alerts
  • Data transfer to and from business and financial systems for full cost visibility
  • Create Purchase orders, Sales Orders & Invoices for single or multi-site operations
  • Full batch traceability of all raw materials, product contact components and packaging
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Automatic update of finished goods inventory.

At SoftTrace we understand the cost implications to your business of carrying too much or too little stock, and the expense involved in finished goods off site storage. Time efficiencies in warehousing can be severely impacted if stock cannot be located swiftly.

SoftTrace Inventory Management optimises your stock movements by accessing critical data in real-time, so you know exactly what stock you have and where it is in minutes. Access to a full range of reports on stock grades, locations, shelf life, transfer, and movement, including purchase order, truck manifest and dispatch summaries.

  • Capture and combine critical smart data from your inventory process for end-to-end visibility of stock inventory levels
  • Stock location, integrated quality analysis grading and QC positive release of available stock
  • Capture finished products as they come off the pack line into inventory
  • Electronic stock movement transfer with 3rd party off site warehousing
  • Automated certificates of analysis, certificates of conformance, picking and shipping documentation
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Wireless Warehousing & Barcodes

A key component of any warehouse and stock system is movement and keeping track of all the moving parts can be challenging.

SoftTrace integrates and interfaces with barcode labelling, handheld scanners to ensure all movements of stock can be tracked. We work to enhance your warehouse efficiencies by optimising accurate data capture, removing manual paper records and minimising record completion errors and the risk of incomplete information on paper documents.

  • Management of raw materials, finished goods, store locations, stock movements
  • Barcode scanning for accurate data capture and stock movement efficiencies
  • Paperless warehouse minimising manual data entry errors at dispatch
  • Full suite of stock management and stock movement reporting tools
  • Wireless barcode scanning and real time label printing
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Automated Pick List, Truck Manifest and Dispatch Documentation

Purchase orders, Certificates of analysis, truck manifests, pick lists, dispatch dockets so much paperwork. At SoftTrace we have designed and developed a fully automated inventory and dispatch process to ensure the correct documentation always accompanies every truck leaving your finished goods dispatch area. Documentation can be sent electronically to the destination warehouse as the load is in transit ensuring that all stock transfers are recorded, fully traceable and documentation compliant.

  • Sales Order, Purchase Order and Invoice processing
  • Automated Picking and Shipping Documentation
  • Full automated bag number, pallet number, product day code, shelf life and load data capture and traceability
  • Full suite of reports and stock enquiries available at your fingertips bringing the current warehouse stock status to you
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Our Software Features

We Do Dairy

  • Process Optimisation
  • Dairy Focused
  • Real Time Data Acquisition
  • Smart Data Mining
  • Instrument Interface
  • Configurable
  • Process Transparency
  • Fully Traceable in minutes
  • Risk Reduction
  • Integrated
  • Multi Site
  • Regulatory & Accredited Standards Audit compliance
Oor software features

Bulk Liquids Intake

Intake management of bulk liquids in dairy is both specific and complex. The capturing of critical relevant data from multiple sources such as variable composition, volume measurement, silo and process allocation, load traceability and quality analysis can be challenging.

The SoftTrace Intake Management system is configurable, unique and brings with it the exact precision required to measure, calculate and manage bulk liquids of variable composition.

Process Manufacturing

SoftTrace has collaborated with globally recognised dairy manufacturers to create production process management software that delivers industry specific functionality.

SoftTrace In Process functionality was developed to fully Integrate with the manufacturing process to monitor & control detailed information on the make up of any batch of bulk finished product to packed finished product units.

Quality Analysis & Compliance

The SoftTrace Quality Analysis & Compliance Management software system is a fully scalable, flexible laboratory and quality process data management system.

Today’s Dairy industry is committed to achieving best practice standards of quality and compliance in response to growing customer specification, accredited standards, and regulatory requirements.

What our clients say...

"We chose SoftTrace because of the systems focus on the dairy industry. As the implementation progressed we became increasingly impressed with the systems flexibility and customizability. We have been..."

Matt Mullins Plant Manager, Mullins Whey

"We selected SoftTrace because of its focus on traceability and quality control, its modularity, its configurability, and the SoftTrace team’s experience in providing software to the food industry."

Andrew Wafer Account Manager, Tipperary Co-op

"Today the emphasis is on verification and speed. Being able to quickly demonstrate full traceability as well as rapid response capabilities is the key to gaining a competitive advantage...."

Jeoffrey Collins Quality Manager, Kerry Group, Newmarket Dairy Processing Plant

"Using SoftTrace MilkData we have achieved significant improvements in the general running of the laboratory. We have increased control over sample test scheduling and achieved a rapid turnaround of..."

Siobhan Troy Central Laboratory Manager, Glanbia

"It has been a pleasure to work with the SoftTrace team, they are receptive to our needs and concerns. SoftTrace have a level of food industry expertise that has..."

Adam Mullins Operations & IT Manager, Mullins Cheese

"Using SoftTrace MilkData we have achieved significant improvements in the general running of the laboratory. We have increased control over sample test scheduling and achieved a rapid turnaround of..."

Eileen Dennehy Quality Manager, IFF

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