LOGIC FMCG Solution for Retail & Distribution Industry


ERP Solution for Departmental Stores, Superstores, Hypermarkets, FMCG & Packaged Foods

The three major challenges in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods market, and what will make or break a company, are marketing, distribution and repetitive manufacturing. Whatever marketing strategy you choose, LOGIC ERP is designed to help you manage the campaign and monitor profitability. You can track the effectiveness of the overall campaign or a specific product bundled into an incentive campaign: "buy two tubes of toothpaste and get one free shampoo." With LOGIC ERP, you can manage multiple distribution channels, from retail chains and individual storefronts to the Internet and retail partners. Control costs while remaining competitive, and track your connection customers.


Vertical Specific ERP Application for FMCG Product Business

A total integrated ERP for FMCG Product retailing and whole sale. The suite of solution comprises of integrated functionalities of Retail Store Operations, Point of Sales, Sales & Distribution, Production Process, and Warehouse Management with Rack & Space management. It can integrate all business organization or departments like Payroll, Accounts & Finance, CRM and e-Commerce with all the above departments or business units.

Benefits - By Verticals

  • Batch / Lot wise MRP and costing.
  • Perishable and Expiry nature of item alerts.
  • Multiple UOM and Alternative Packaging.
  • Procurement of fmcg item may be in tonnage and quintal but can be sell in kilogram or litre. Can be received in carton or box but can be sold in pcs or dozen.
  • Campaign pricing engine with discount hierarchy
  • Advanced marketing and event management
  • Forecasts and repetitive manufacturing features.
  • Sampling and lab testing for quality assurance.
  • Distribution-routing optimization.
  • Continuous credit monitoring from order entry to shipping
  • Various "ship to" and drop-shipment options.
  • Tight control on returned merchandise credit (ensuring that credit is in line with the original price of the returned goods).
  • Truck fleet management.

Benefits - By Industry

Supermarket Solution / FMCG Retail

  • Cashier "Touch Screen"

    LOGIC SUPERSTORE's grocery store POS Touch Screen is designed to reduce the amount of time required to train new cashiers, saving you costly payroll.

    Leads cashier through the grocery checkout process increasing productivity and reducing errors.

    Ergonomically installed over the scanner scale.

  • Easy Read" Customer Display

    LOGIC SUPERSTORE's "Easy Read" Customer Display is designed to allow the customer to clearly see items being scanned. No clutter—Big Bold Print.

    Improves customer relations and store integrity.

    May be installed remotely anywhere on the grocery check stand for maximum visibility.

  • Split Screen" Customer Display

    LOGIC SUPERSTORE's "Split Screen" Customer Display is designed to allow the store to run advertising on the right side of the display.

    Independent windows for different ads

    Center window runs video ads.

    Generate additional income by selling this space to neighbour stores or vendors.

  • Weighing Machine Integrated

    The FMCG item always moves in package or packet. The loose items can be packed and bar-coded with weighing machine.

  • Bundling and kitting of Products

    Usually Supermarket or grocery stores purchases items in loose not in CPG format. The purchase in tonnage or quintal packed to small packet of 1 kg, 2 kg, 5 kg or 10 kgs.

    Similarly vegetables or fruits purchases in bulk in weight and packed to small packets to sell scanning by barcode at POS.

    This features not only converts the bulk items to small packets but also take cares the costing part and most importantly adds packing cost to packed products.

  • Cash Card and Layaways

    Superstores or Grocer mostly take orders with payment as advance. Hence billing will be getting adjusted on advance. Now a day’s grocers provides cash card to customers get it charged and order and purchase with tender to cash card.

  • Home Delivery Bill and Home Delivery Counter

    Usually superstores have their home delivery counter separate which accepts order both for home delivery by walk-in customers as well as online or telephonic orders.

    Some time regular bills need to be assigned for home delivery where as cashier is involved or accepting regular bills only.

  • Loyalty and Gift voucher

    Complete and paperless loyalty program is boosting the customer retention as well as foot fall.

  • Multiple Payment /Tender Acceptance

    Though Layaway is integrated, multiple payment modes like cash, credit card, credit note, meals voucher even if cheque and cash card provide flexibility to grocers / supermarket owners for their collection.

  • Multiple Shift and Shift hand over

    Logic ERP provides features to handle multiple shifts and its handovers to other shift in charges. Collections as well as Denomination tally strengthen the responsibility of shift change.

  • Comprehensive Promotion and Scheme

    Supermarket always provide scheme on very versatile ways. Some time on from it‘s own responsibility some it is given from the manufacturers. In case of manufacturers/ parent company provides scheme it very cumbersome to handle it. The retailers or Distributors need to take care as below.

    • What is the budget given in term of value as well as quantity to them to pass on to consumers?
    • Some item is free or discounted on bulk purchase where as some on particular batch of items.
    • Scheme may be on carton/box or dozen wise purchase may not on PCS.
    • Scheme may on particular age of stock not all others.

    Here Logic ERP equipped retailers, grocers with such tools to handle the claim to suppliers .

Wholesale & Distribution

  • Safety Stock Calculation Based On Material Usage

    The Issue:

    In factories that process a large quantity of Items, it is too difficult to maintain the various levels of safety stock manually. The solution described here allows you to calculate safety stock for each Item in a controlled automatic manner. The calculation is performed on the basis of actual material usage during a defined period, and includes the possibility of adding coefficients or manually revising recommended quantities.

    The Solution:

    LOGIC ERP provides a form that displays the usage of raw materials during the desired period, and recommends the appropriate level of safety stock on the basis of this data, as well as various coefficients. Usage data are taken from issues to the plant floor, warehouse transfers and customer sales.

    You can manually revise the recommended safety stock after approving the results displayed in the form. You can also perform a general update of the safety stock on the basis of the form data.

  • Preparing Barcode Labels in Bulk Before Goods Arrive

    When goods are received into inventory, a barcode label must be applied to each item before it can be distributed to stores. In order to save valuable time when receiving the goods and avoid distribution delays, you can run a simple program well before the goods are received, which sends the correct amount of labels for each Item directly to a label work area, according to the itemized vendor invoices linked to a given shipping voucher.

  • Using Handheld Devices to Determine Outstanding Debts

    Companies whose sales reps circulate in the field with handheld devices can provide their reps with comprehensive data regarding a customer's debts. Once a day, the device can be loaded with up-to-date detailed information regarding open invoices, post-dated checks, etc.

  • Receiving Orders   Using Handheld Devices

    Field/Sales Agents: Receiving Orders & Reporting Customer Returns Using Handheld Devices.

    LOGIC ERP's POS utility is designed for working online or offline, to pass information back and forth regarding sales orders and customer returns. The module provides sales reps with up-to-date details regarding Items a customer is interested in, unpaid bills, and more.

  • Delivery Scheduling to Chain Stores Using a Fleet

    • Planning and Execution of Delivery Scheduling to Chain Store Branches Using a Fleet of Vehicles.
    • LOGIC ERP's Delivery Scheduling module enables you to Set up distribution routes and arrange order delivery by date and route.
    • Manage a fleet of vehicles, defining weight and volume capacity.
    • Automatically assign vehicles by date and distribution route, controlling for weight/volume limitations.
    • Prepare order pick lists according to distribution route.
    • Produce sales invoices and shipping documents per distribution route.
  • Order Delivery Using External Logistical Center Resources

    Customers' orders are rerouted for delivery from the logistical centre. When orders are delivered, pick lists are imported directly from the logistical centre, thereby updating order and inventory balances and generating shipping documents and customer invoices.

  • Managing Permanent Storage Place-Rack and Bin Management

    Managing the permanent placement of each Item enables warehouse personnel to go directly to the permanent storage place for specific goods when they are issued or picked from inventory. Inventory management of this type is appropriate only for goods stored in a single permanent location in the warehouse, and not for goods which are stored in several alternate locations.

  • Managing Price Lists & Discounts by Customer Group

    Managing Price Lists & Discounts by Customer Group: maintaining a single entry for price lists and discounts for a customer group. Define a representative customer for each customer group. Changes and updates to price terms or discounts for the representative customer take effect immediately for all customers in that group.

  • Linking Various items to a Vendor

    LOGIC ERP contains a item per Vendor form for listing the various items provided by a specific vendor. When selecting the vendor in purchase documents, Choose lists include only those products that vendor provides, and not the entire item catalogue.

  • Customer Bonuses

    The bonus system in LOGIC ERP enables you to offer customers bonus Items when they order a certain quantity of a specific Products or Items belonging to the same Item family. There are two types of bonuses:

    • Regular bonuses are given upon purchase of a certain Item by some or all customers.
    • Special bonuses are defined for specific customers and are given to those customers only.

    You can define progressive bonuses based on quantity purchased, so as to increase the customers' incentive to purchase large quantities.

  • Comprehensive Promotion and Scheme

    Supermarket always provide scheme on very versatile ways. Some time on from it‘s own responsibility some it is given from the manufacturers. In case of manufacturers/ parent company provides scheme it very cumbersome to handle it. The retailers or Distributors need to take care as below.

    • What is the budget given in term of value as well as quantity to them to pass on to consumers?
    • Some item is free or discounted on bulk purchase where as some on particular batch of items.
    • Scheme may be on carton/box or dozen wise purchase may not on PCS.
    • Scheme may on particular age of stock not all others.

    Here Logic ERP equipped retailers, grocers with such tools to handle the claim to suppliers .

  • Automatic Scheduling of Item Delivery via Distribution Routes

    LOGIC ERP includes a program for automatic assignment of sales orders to distribution routes. The Schedule Deliveries program assigns sales orders to distribution routes based on the order supply date, delivery routing, delivery days defined for the customer, and the company's working hours. For an order to be included by the Schedule Deliveries program, it must have a status flagged in the Schedule Deliveries column of the Statuses for Orders form.

  • MRP

    Material Requirements Planning (MRP) for Distributors enables the planning of required issues for sales orders and forecast orders (without addressing BOMs or production/assembly operations of any kind).

    Such planning "explodes" requirements for the assembled product to the next level down in the BOM. For instance, it will generate purchase requisitions for the component items of a lolly pop jar or box.

  • Requests for Vendor Price Quotations

    Requests for quotes (RFQs) can be generated automatically from purchase requisitions, for select groups of vendors: the preferred vendor for each item, or all vendors that meet a certain standard of quality. The receipt of quotes based on the same RFQ enables you to compare them, select the best one, and convert it to an order.

  • Warehouse Management System (WMS)

    This module supports optimization of the three basic operations of warehouse management:

    • Directed Picking
    • Directed Replenishment
    • Directed Putaway

    These are all subject to constraints defined in advance by the warehouse manager.

    You can also use this module to plan other routine warehouse tasks, such as inventory count, return to vendor, warehouse transfer, etc. For each warehouse operation recorded in this module, an appropriate inventory transaction document (e.g., shipping, sales invoice, or warehouse transfer document) is created, using built-in programs.

    The module interfaces with automated data collection (ADC) systems, and supports input of inventory data via handheld devices and other data collection tools.

  • Managing Special Offers for Your Customers

    LOGIC ERP's Special Offers module enables users to offer incentives to customers that purchase a designated amount of goods within a defined period.

    In the first stage, you assign a name, start and end dates, and LOGIC ERP to the offer (i.e., if two offers are defined for the same item or item family, the offer LOGIC ERP determines which one will be attached first to invoiced sales when the campaign is over). Later on, you can define a target quantity for the part, which the customer must purchase in order to be eligible for offer benefits.

    Alternatively, you can define a target sum; customers who purchase target items equalling this sum during the defined offer period will be eligible for benefits.

    Customer compensation can be according to any one of the following models:

    • Offered Products: Select a item and quantity to which the customer will be entitled if they meet the offer target.
    • Credit in Percentage of total purchases during the offer period: Determine the credit % which the customer will receive.
    • Fixed Monetary Credit for purchases made during the offer period: Indicate the amount of credit which the customer will receive.
  • Consignment Warehouse Replenishment

    Logic ERP's Replenish Consignment Warehouses program calculates current and projected inventory levels in consignment warehouses and determines the quantities of each part that are needed to replenish the supply, according to a set of inventory parameters defined by the user. Furthermore, the program can be set up to open the necessary orders automatically.

  • Selling to Chain Stores

    Using the electronic data interchange (EDI) module, you can maintain a continuous dialogue with branches of a chain store. The module enables you to manage separate part numbers and packing units for your own company and for the chain branches.

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