bcFood

4 / 5 3 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

bcFood is designed for growers, processors, manufacturers, packers, shippers, distributors, brokers, retailers and any other company that works with food products.


Average Ratings

3 Reviews
  • 4 / 5
    Overall
  • 3.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Beck Consulting
  • www.bcfooderp.com
  • Founded 1986
  • United States

About bcFood

The result of more than 30 years of experience serving food manufacturers, processors, and distributors, bcFood is a fully-integrated solution designed specifically to support the unique needs of the food industry. Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, the best-selling ERP application in the world, bcFood offers quality control features, advanced notifications, workflow capabilities, recipe definition, grower accounting, trade management, license plating, mobile warehousing, and more.


bcFood Features

  • Costing
  • Customer Management
  • Import / Export Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Lot Tracking
  • Order Management
  • Picking & Routing
  • Purchasing
  • Quotes / Estimates
  • Traceability
  • Vendor Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Costing
  • For Cafeterias
  • For Healthcare Facilities
  • Free / Reduced Meals
  • Inventory Management
  • Menu Planning
  • Nutritional Analysis
  • Online Payments / Funding
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Purchasing
  • Recipe Management
  • Schools
  • Tray Tracking
  • CRM
  • Order Management
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Production Management
  • Quality Control
  • Recall Management
  • Recipe Management
  • Traceability
  • Traceback & Traceforward

bcFood Reviews

positive overall

Apr 06, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: That it can be customized to meet our specialized needs.

Cons: Often new enhancement breaks other features/enhancements.

Recommendations to other buyers: Pay attn. to report writing because it can be very expensive to adjust simple things like sales invoices as well as get Excel data that is connected to many different tables.

bcFood Review

Mar 26, 2015
3/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Seems to cater well to portable devices, drilldown visibility as well as ease of reporting capability.

Cons: Lack of control still seems to exist with NAV. While the program is easy to modify, that flexibility causes the system to not appear to be as robust as many other systems that I have utilized.

Recommendations to other buyers: Request a copy of the software that can be tested and played with in a sandbox environment before deciding to purchase. Demo's only show a high level... need to test forwards and backwards in order to truly understand capabilities and limitations.

Dec 10, 2011
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: With over 3,000 total customers and suppliers in our database, 1,200 + SKUs, and business being conducted within all time zones across six continents and in over 100 countries, the challenges to these business dynamics have been fully addressed through our Beck Consulting implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Prior to deploying Microsoft NAV 5.0 in 2008, our company was growing exponentially beyond the capability of our previous software solution provider - Exact Software (previously known as Macola), which included several external business flow processes that were being managed through spreadsheets, separate databases, and external add-on software. Beck Consulting has worked closely with Otis McAllister, Inc. for the past three years, offering solid, integrated solutions for our overall business process flow, including Trade Management, Electronic Data Interchange, Forecasting, Manufacturing, Accounting, and advanced analytical reporting through Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, not to mention the day-to-day operations associated with cost accounting, order entry, and inventory management. Having suffered greatly through one failed implementation of Dynamics NAV with another vendor, Beck Consulting was quick to provide corrective fixes and supportive training. Over the next 2-1/2 years of a heavily phased implementation, each phase was professionally assessed, proposed, designed, tested, expert transfer of knowledge (training) applied, and appropriate support/maintenance has been provided every step of the way. More importantly, as our company has grown over the past three years, Beck Consulting has been able to consult and provide solutions to fit our company's growth and unique business processes. Through our many years of usage, customization, enhancement, and support, Beck Consulting service has been much more than simply valued. They are our business partner in the purest sense. Their solutions have enabled us to become more efficient, allowed us to analyze data in a more meaningful way, and has helped us keep up with the fast-paced global business operation. Due to the inherent efficiencies realized through Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Beck Consulting support, we have been able to do more with less, and our hiring has been more focused on addressing the needs of the customer and vendor rather than on hiring people to support a software solution. Overall, running a global business is not an easy job; however, with the aid of Beck Consulting and Microsoft Dynamics NAV, the ease-of-use associated with day-to-day operations of our ERP system is never going to be easy, primarily due to the complexities associated with our very specific business flow processes... but those processes have been made much easier through our overall implementation. As a result, we are much more functional (enabled), and the product quality experienced to date reflects a level of respect and attention-to-detail to the business partnership that only Beck Consulting has been able to provide. Their customer support can only be defined as five stars!