FAQ Food & Beverage

What types of Food & Beverage Companies does Inecta cover?

Inecta has created customized software solutions specifically for the food & beverage industries. We work with manufacturers, distributors, wholesale operations, seafood processors, aquaculture companies through to farmers and growers in the United States, Canada and companies in Europe.

What size company is Inecta Food designed for?

We believe that any size food business that is looking to improve efficiency, reduce duplication and complexity can benefit from Inecta software. Inecta offers a range of flexible packages to suit SMBs to large enterprises. Our software is cloud-based and highly flexible and can adapt as you grow.

What is the average time it takes for implementation?

Implementation does vary dramatically from client to client depending on the needs and complexity. On average, we would say that most are completed within 4-8 months, At the start of the project, we work with you to establish the right timeline to meet your business needs and team requirements.

Are there any hardware requirements?

Inecta is highly flexible and because it is a cloud-based solution, there is no hardware to maintain and you’ll always be on the latest version of the software as all updates are handled by us.

Can Inecta handle catch-weight or variable weights for products?

Definitely. Inecta allows you to buy and sell in different units of measurement including catch-weight or variable weight. For many items, such as produce, seafood or meat, retailers will price these not by unit but by weight, which will vary.

 

Selling by variable weight, allows you to charge more for heavier items, which influences both the selling price and profit potential. Inecta lets you track items in two units of measure and buy in bulk at a fixed unit price but sell separate items based on individual weight.

What modules are included in Inecta Food?

Inecta really is an all-in-one solution. We offer a wide variety of ERP solutions appropriate for companies of several varied sizes as well as many specific industries. Each solution comes equipped with several standard modules as well as the ability to add-on to the existing system.

How much does Inecta Food cost?

Inecta charges a simple price per user based on a monthly subscription for your chosen software edition. Recognizing for example, that the requirements of a seafood processor would be different than a produce grower, Inecta has created a range of industry-specific software packages with the built-in functionality needed for your food sector.

 

We offer three levels of plans for you to choose from, with an entry-level package for as few as five users; ideal for a trader or wholesaler who might buy and sell with no further processing. Through to more advanced functionality including EDI, B2B portal for SMB’s and larger enterprises. Initial implementation costs vary based on business size and complexity. Contact sales@inecta.com for more information.

What food industry standards are supported by Inecta?

Inecta helps food companies meet the regulatory requirements to confirm compliance for food safety and assurance certifications such as GFSI, BRC, HACCP, FSMA and SQF. Our software supports traceability initiatives for produce and seafood.

What hours of support are available?

We know the food industry never stops, so neither does our customer support. We offer client assistance 365 days a year, 24/7. We have offices in North and Central America, Europe, Australia and Asia where an experienced member of the team is available to help right when you need it most.

What makes INECTA different from other software companies?

INECTA is a privately owned software company that started back in 2001. For the last twenty years, our talented team has been empowered to go the extra mile for clients making iNecta a positive work environment where people stay for the long-term.

 

Approximately half of our total team of over sixty people are involved in business innovation, software design & engineering for the food industry. We launched our flagship product ‘INECTA Food’ around two years ago, as a smart, modern software solution with none of the baggage of old-school ERP.

 

What this means for our clients is fast turnarounds on projects, in-depth software know-how and a true understanding of how to apply this knowledge to food industry requirements. Our motto is ‘Helping companies find their sweet spot.’ We think you’ll enjoy the difference. Contact us at sales@inecta.com to find out more.