When we look at business solutions usually see the same industries being brought up: Automotive, healthcare, logistics, etc. But often one of them is overlooked, and that is the farming industry. Today we want to take a look at what FMS is and how it could help farming businesses.
Farming Management Software (FMS) is used to simplify the process farming teams have to go through in their daily tasks that usually are time-consuming, carry large amounts of paperwork and can easily get lost in the shuffle if they aren't being tracked closely, which can be difficult in such a taxing industry.
A good FMS solution is robust and expandable, it should support all-around activities that the team has to manage, besides regular business operations like accounting, human resources, and finance it should also have tools to manage all types of crops (vegetables, grass, grains, etc) and different productions for companies who might do all-organic or all-conventional production. It should also have tools to track all variables that affect farming like weather, soil conditions, etc.
**Main features to look for in an FMS**
- Development of crop plans so farmers can easily coordinate their activities and stay on track with their goals.
- Maintain records of all equipment in stock and their maintenance cycle.
- Business analysis capabilities that allow the team to measure profits and plan strategies.
- Manage risk portfolios in order to keep a track record of crop performance, this helps make the right decisions when thinking about where to invest.
Adding a management software into the mix can also help with automating sales and marketing operations, which is something we always push for since it allows us to use human resources in other tasks and keep them from doing repetitive things.
We specialize in business solutions and we want to branch out and help those in the farming industry who feel like they can take their company up a notch, with our team skills and your expectations there's so much we can do.
Contact us today and let's get to work!