Finding software can be overwhelming. Software Advice has helped many distributors choose the right food distribution software so they can fulfill supply chain needs and track product expiries.

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Fishbowl Inventory Distribution

Fishbowl Inventory contains the functionality to serve distributors, including cycle counting, asset management, customized reporting, and more. Ideal for companies looking to replace their current QuickBooks system. Read more

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NetSuite

NetSuite is a provider of SaaS-based business solutions. NetSuite offers a web-based application for midsize wholesalers and distributors, offering a complete suite with features like ERP, inventory, e-commerce, accounting, fulfillment,... Read more

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Systum

Systum is a cloud-based distribution management solution for small to midsize businesses. Key features include marketing, customer relationship management, sales automation, e-commerce, inventory management and quoting and billing. Systum... Read more

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Logiwa WMS

Logiwa WMS is a cloud-based warehouse management and order fulfillment solution built on a .NET framework. The solution supports disparate warehousing processes, separate product groups and the needs of different sectors within a single... Read more

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Recent recommendations: 33 recommendations

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Lead Commerce

Lead Commerce is an integrated order management suite that offers applications like inventory management, merchandise planning, and customer relationship management. The solution helps small and midsize businesses streamline and automate... Read more

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Deskera ERP

Deskera ERP is a cloud-based enterprise business management suite that automates sales, billing, fulfillment, distribution (including pick, pack and ship process), sales commission calculations, purchasing, payment processing, product... Read more

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Entree

NECS entrée is a specialty distribution package that caters specifically to this particular vertical. For over twenty years, entrée has been the go to choice for distributors looking for an integrated suite. Read more

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AccelGrid

AccelGrid is an open source suite of seamlessly integrated modules that include Sales, CRM, Inventory, Accounting, Purchasing, HR and more. AccelGrid helps businesses eliminate data re-entry and increase accuracy by offering an integrated... Read more

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Infoplus

Infoplus is an inventory management solution for small to midsize organizations in industries including consumer goods, electronics, food and beverage, retail, pharmaceuticals and more. The system is offered primarily as a web-based... Read more

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Royal 4 Enterprise

While Royal4 is a strong distribution solution for any vertical, it excels in handling the needs of food distributors. The company prides itself on real-time traceability functionality and a robust warehouse management system. Read more

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Aquilon ERP

Aquilon Software offers a combined supply chain, manufacturing, distribution, and financial management system that is deployable either on the cloud or on-premise. All modules integrate with each other, allowing users to gain full... Read more

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Sage 100cloud

Sage 100cloud is an ERP platform for growing and medium-sized distributors and manufacturers. Financials, supply chain, reporting, analysis, and collaboration are all part of the mobile-ready solution.  Financial processes within... Read more

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Infor Distribution SX.e

With a continually shifting business landscape and growing competition, wholesale distributors are pressured to exceed customer expectations. You need an easy-to-use, modern ERP solution that addresses the highly specialized, core... Read more

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SYSPRO

SYSPRO is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution designed for manufacturers and distributors. SYSPRO can be deployed in the cloud, on premise or through a hybrid model, and it can be accessed from any device. SYSPRO is licensed... Read more

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Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management

Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management, formerly known as Sage X3, is an ERP software suite that includes integrated functionality for financial management, sales, customer service, distribution, inventory, and manufacturing, and... Read more

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Geneva Business Management Systems (GBMS)

Geneva is a highly flexible distribution ERP system that is capable of serving most wholesale verticals. The software is built on the .NET platform, which makes it a user-friendly system. Read more

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Acumatica ERP

Acumatica is a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that offers a platform designed for midsize customers with a complete, real-time view across the business. The Acumatica suite of integrated business management... Read more

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Enterprise 21 ERP

Enterprise 21 ERP from TGI is a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that provides small and midsize businesses across various industry verticals tools and functionalities to manage day-to-day operations and routines... Read more

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Oracle JD Edwards Distribution

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne has been part of Oracle’s ERP package since 2005. The system is an integrated suite that includes order entry as well as food-specific features such as catch weight management and delivery management. Read more

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Latitude WMS

Latitude WMS is a warehouse management solution for retail and wholesale distributors of all sizes. Key features include cycle counting, performance metrics, picking, putaway, receiving and WMS training. Latitude WMS provides users... Read more

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Buyer's guide


Last Updated: April 20, 2019

The wholesale food distribution industry presents a variety of unique challenges, particularly regarding transportation, supply chain traceability and storage requirements. Frozen food distributors face concerns that are entirely different from those encountered by fresh produce or seafood distributors, and full-line food service distributors may face virtually all of those concerns.

For this reason, highly specialized solutions have evolved in this market niche. Software that works for a distributor of snack foods may not work for a distributor of fresh foods. We’ll look at the different types of solutions on the market to help you make an informed decision.

Here's what we'll cover:

What Is Food Distribution Software?
Common Features of Food Distribution Software
Evaluating Food Distribution Software

What Is Food Distribution Software?

Food distributors don’t just use one type of application in the back office—they use many. As such, the term “food distribution software” isn’t so much a name for a software