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How To Run A Successful Farm Delivery Business?

Posted on September 12, 2022

Running a farm produce delivery business takes knowledge of products as well as business savvy. Due to the product's perishable nature and the intense competition, it is a challenging industry. At the same time, it's an opportunity with boundless potential because of the stunning variety of farm produce and the ongoing interest in healthy eating.

In this blog, we are going to discuss the most essential element which is the farm management software that will help you run your farm delivery business smoothly.

Farm delivery management software streamlines the delivery process from beginning to end. It is an easy-to-use software that helps farm business owners manage customers, sales, and record keeping. By lessening the administrative load and streamlining operations, this software makes it easy for farms to manage their business, save time, and work with more buyers overall. This software can be used with individual customers, CSA customers, and wholesale customers alike.

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Let’s explore the features of the farm management software

Features Of The Farm Management Software

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Features of the Administration Panel

Let's check the admin features of the farm software

1. Customer Management

  • Access and edit a customer's profile in real-time, view history, and manage account funds.
  • Edit individual customers' orders, and view the balance.
  • Easy new customer registration.
  • Track customer communications, and billing management.
  • Control of all the customer details with ease.

2. Order Management

  • View order history, edit orders, and view/edit recurring subscriptions, among other things.
  • Instantly search for customer orders.
  • Fast admin ordering
  • View customer order history

3. Route Management

  • For customer orders, create/edit multiple delivery routes and pickup points.
  • Quickly assign users to routes.
  • Re-position customers on your route easily

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4. Product Management

  • Manage products with different options, such as optional items in CSA boxes.
  • Create as many products and categories as necessary
  • Full control of product information
  • Sell seasonal products
  • Setup pre-order products
  • Different routes or areas may have different pricing, products, or delivery costs.
  • Control featured products and sale items
  • Full supplier/vendor ordering management

5. Billing Management

  • Choose from a number of major payment gateways such as PayPal, Stripe, and others.
  • Billing your customers can be done in a variety of ways: daily, weekly, monthly, or for orders that will come in the future.
  • Professionally formatted paper/email/electronic billing

Read More: The Benefits Of Offering Pre-orders For Your Farm Products

6. Inventory Management

  • With each order, inventory is automatically updated.
  • Produce inventory reports and mass update inventories 

7. Communication Management

  • Set up a variety of automated email notifications to engage your customers and increase sales.
  • Track your emails to customers
  • Proper Follow ups after registration, first order, and delivery
  • Order reminder emails
  • Delivery reminder emails
  • Email inactive customers

8. Strong Security

All data is kept on a highly secure server with an SSL certificate, with daily backups kept.

9. Reporting & Data Management

To generate any type of report, use a multi-purpose reporting system.

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Features of the Customer Panel

Let's check the customer features panel of the farm software

1. Convenient Ordering Process 

  • Provide buyers with the simple ordering experience they expect - the ability to purchase online at any time and from any location.
  • All-in-one solution for customers to purchase.

2. Professional Responsive Design

  • We help with responsive and mobile-friendly website creation.
  • Latest up-to-date design technology.
  • Adapt to the screen size of both current and upcoming devices.
  • Communicative detailed design.
  • Search engine optimization design.

3. Subscription Plans

  • Subscription length and schedule can be easily set based on product availability and season.
  • Make Pick and Pack lists for your subscription orders without difficulty.

EasyDeliveryPro – A Complete Software Solution to Successfully Run Your Farm Delivery Business

We offer subscription CSA box delivery companies software as a service. Our CSA management software manages your entire business online and helps make running and working for a delivery company so much easier. We assist you in offering your customers a straightforward, user-friendly ordering process. All administrative and direct-to-consumer tasks are easily managed by you.

Conclusion

Reach out to partner with EasyDeliveryPro which provides an end-to-end software solution, with all the necessary inclusions to run a farm delivery business efficiently. Check our pricing plans or go for a free 14-day trial today!


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