Using Accounting Software for Food Hubs: Processing Traceable Orders

Title

Using Accounting Software for Food Hubs: Processing Traceable Orders

Series Title

Iowa Food Hub: Local Food System Resource

Number

LF 9

Files

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Publication Date:

10-2015

Status

Current

Description

Quickbooks™ is the software most commonly used by food aggregators and distributors, yet many struggle to maximize its features to benefit their operations.

Based on an actual Iowa food hub, this tutorial takes a step by step approach, guiding users to expand their use of QuickBooks to improve product traceability, accounting, basic inventory management and recordkeeping. Using QuickBooks in combination with Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets and a few other low cost tools can provide an effective, low cost solution for data management.

Keywords:

Leopold Center, Food Nutrition and Health, Local Foods

Campus Units

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Department

Leopold Center

Disciplines:

Agribusiness | Agriculture

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