Wholesale Food Distribution Software

Inventory & Accounting ERP for the Food Industry

Wholesale food distribution is a unique industry in many ways, so it is important to find food traceability software designed specifically for wholesale and distribution where inventory management and tracking is critical.

Blue Link offers wholesale food distribution software tools to manage your business, such as:

  • All-in-one inventory, accounting, contact management, order entry, warehouse management and more
  • Traceability – lot tracking
  • Price matrix with automatic mark-up, volume discounts and contract pricing (individual or group)
  • Landed cost tracking – duty, brokerage, freight etc.
  • Barcode scanning for more efficient receiving, picking, packing and shipping

Software Features

Food distribution handlers packing a shipment

Food Traceability (Lot Tracking)

Discover the significance of precise monitoring of food items with the help of lot tracking software for food traceability. Having proper food distribution software with traceability capability can enable your business to efficiently follow the journey of an item throughout the entire supply chain in the event of a recall, and to assist with adhering to worldwide trade regulations and consumer protection laws.

Lot tracking is not only vital in ensuring food safety, but it also aids in achieving compliance with various regulations set out by the FDA, USDA, Health Canada, and other government agencies. Wholesale food distributors must have proper lot tracking capabilities within their software in order to improve food safety, comply with regulations and expand their operations.

Lot Tracking Functionality

Learn how lot tracking software functionality allows a business to track specific lots and manage a product recall.

Learn More About Lot Tracking

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Different Types of Food Distribution

Food distribution businesses can deal with a variety of product types – from fresh produce, to dairy, meat and cheese products, to frozen items, to confectionery-type products, to canned goods. Each type of food distribution business includes specific requirements for managing temperatures, lots, units of measure, and potentially production, cutting and repackaging.

While Blue Link ERP includes tools for distributors selling frozen, confectionary-type and canned goods, our software does not include catch weight functionality for managing food items with variable weights.


Bermuda Import & Export

Bermuda Import and Export, a Bermuda based food distribution company, implemented
Blue Link ERP to help improve processes, reduce the amount of manual data entry and grow the business.

Read Import/Export Case Study

Food and Beverage Customers


Below you will find some examples of Blue Link customers that are wholesale distributors in the Food and Beverage industry. These customers have all benefited from Blue Link’s inventory and accounting ERP software with industry specific functionality such as our lot tracking, reporting and analytics, warehouse shipping and landed cost tracking tools.