Food Service Distribution


Food Service Distribution

Designed to fulfil the specific requirements of the Food Distribution Industries, Merlin Business Software offers a fully integrated suite of multi-user applications. Encompassing
Sales Order Processing, Multi-Channel Sales, Stock Management, Financials – Merlin will streamline your business processes, saving you time and money.

 

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2013 – Seeds for Business Growth Sewn January 1st sees the first major instalment of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s plans announced in the autumn 2012 Statement to inject growth in to the British Economy. This is the much-welcomed increase in the Annual Investment Allowance from £25,000 to £250,000 for two years to support small […]

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Customer testimonials:

SK-Cash-&-Carry
How has Merlin helped your business to operate and grow?
How it has helped us to operate and grow has been immense and Merlin has contributed to a 20% growth year on year for us.
What are the key features for Cash and Carries?
One of the key features of a cash and carry in this industry is the ability to do sales at the front using checkout and customers moving on from the checkout and going to a cash office to pay. That requires specific configuration which is very different from a lot of the other customers in the wholesale industry. Cash and carries require a very typical set up similar to a retail environment, where customers pick their items off the shelf and walk to the checkout, it is scanned by a user, and the customer then goes and pays. Merlin offers all the functionality for us to do exactly that. Merlin has as of late done a lot of development work for us to bring it right up there with the best packages that are out there on the EPOS front to be able to control case and trolley count, which is key to security in this environment…Also a key feature of this industry is the variety of special offers which includes multi deal discounts.
What is your favourite feature?
My favourite feature of Merlin is the Control Codes together then with a wealth of different functionalities that has been added over the last few years. Control codes give Merlin the configurability that we as a business need to tailor it to suit our business.
Tobie de VosHead of Finance, SK Cash & Carry