FAQ

What is a food ERP system?

ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. It is a software system that supports all processes within your company. Schouw Informatisering makes this available for the food industry, with food specific functionality.

Why does my company need an ERP system?

An ERP system brings all business processes together in one system. All information is available for the whole company. When every department in a company has their own system, a lot of data has to be imported multiple times. With an ERP system, this is not the case.

What is Microsoft Dynamics 365?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a platform which brings the traditional ERP system (Business Central or Finance & Operations) together with Office 365, PowerApps and innovations such as Artificial Intelligence and Big Data.

What is Foodware 365?

Foodware 365 is an innovative software platform with the latest technological innovations, especially developed for food companies. The platform is based on Microsoft Dynamics 365, and is further developed to give you food specific functionality.

What kind of companies are the right fit for Foodware 365?

Foodware 365 is a suitable fit for companies of almost any size within the food industry. This could be start-ups, SMB, or enterprises, internationally.

For how many users is Foodware 365 suitable?

Foodware 365 is a suitable fit from 5 users.

What is Dynamics 365 for business Central?

Business Central is a part of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and is an ERP system. With Business Central, we mainly help SMB companies to map their business processes and to connect them. It give a complete view of your company.

What is Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations?

Finance & Operations is a part of Microsoft Dynamics 365. It is an ERP system, mainly used for companies on enterprise level.

What is the added value of Foodware 365?

With our food knowledge and IT expertise we created a software platform for food companies, Foodware 365. The food specific applications make sure that there is a perfect match for food companies. Foodware 365 offers the food specific functionality that a food company needs.

Is Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Foodware 365 available on premise?

Yes, Foodware 365 is, as well as in the cloud, also available on premise.

What is the difference between Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Dynamics 365 Business Central can be seen as the new version of Dynamics NAV.

What is the difference between Dynamics AX and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations?

Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations can be seen as the new version of Dynamics AX.

Am I obligated to go to the cloud?

No, you can purchase the software platform on premise as well. However, the advantage of the cloud is that you can join in on all the new innovations quickly.

I want to order software, how does this work?

To start of you can send in a quote request. How the software will be implemented, is different for every company. This depends on the scale of the project, specific wishes etc. We can also give you an indication of the services that need to be provided when you request a quote.

How does it work when I order the software in a monthly subscription model?

When you order Foodware 365 as a monthly subscription, you pay an amount every month per user. This amount can be different every month. This is related to things like buying apps, the amount of people you have on your software etc.

How long does it take to implement Foodware 365?

This completely depends on the size of your company, specific wishes you have and the scope of the project. If you want an indication as to how long this will approximately be, click here.

Is there help/support available for my Dynamics 365 and Foodware 365 system?

If you are looking for help/support for your Dynamics 365 and Foodware 365 system, click here.

Are there training courses available about Dynamics 365?

Usually, training courses are available on location at a customer when they request this. Next to this, sometimes we have standard training courses that you can register for. These can be found on our training courses page.

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