Category: Bakery Tips

This is the place to find FlexiBake blog posts and articles with bakery tips, tools, and best practices. We’ve been working with many different bakeries for years and have managed to pick up a lot of useful information we’d like to share. Read about software tools, training practices, latest news about government regulations, and much more!


Conduct a 15 Second Recall in FlexiBake

How long does the average recall take? In FlexiBake is takes approximately 15 seconds. Although it can range between hours, days or weeks depending on how sophisticated the bakery trying to conduct the recall is and how sophisticated their systems in place are. The problem is there are heavy fines involved for not being able […]

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10 Questions to Ask When Researching Bakery ERP Software

Choosing the right bakery software is important. Researching enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for bakeries is a huge, daunting project. We’ve worked with many companies throughout the years during their research, implementation, and growth stages. Over the years, we’ve picked up a few important things about researching bakery software. Here are 10 questions to ask […]

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What does an On-site Implementation look like?

FlexiBake Implementation Specialists run many on-site implementations every year, we’ve seen what it takes to make sure big ERP implementation projects go smoothly for everyone involved. Here’s an overview of what you can expect with an on-site implementation. Before the on-site visit Just like our two month implementation, there is some initial prep work to […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Customers Want to Order Online

FlexiBake released our Online Ordering Portal 3 year ago and the response we’ve seen is amazing! Our customer’s love the freedom it gives them and their customer’s love the independence they’ve received through the ability to order online. Your customer’s want access to their invoices and account information A common request is copies of invoices […]

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FlexiBake ERP & QuickBooks Accounting

QuickBooks accounting software is one of the most popular accounting software systems around the world, especially in the commercial baking industry. It’s simple to use, easy to set up, and is up to date on country specific rules and guidelines. That’s why FlexiBake has set up such a quick and easy integration with QuickBooks! FlexiBake […]

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EDI, what is it & why do you need it?

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is more than just a buzz word in the baking industry, it’s an extremely important tool. If you don’t take the time to learn about and understand it, you may be shooting yourself in the foot. Most contracts with larger customers are going to require EDI, which is why FlexiBake offers […]

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4 Reasons to Start an ERP Implementation in January

Happy Holidays from all of us here at FlexiBake! We understand the holiday season can be a busy time for the bakery business not to mention our own personal lives, that is why we encourage you to take some time to yourself and relax with your loved ones. Once January is here, it’s time to […]

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Use FlexiBake to Assist With Year End

Year end is always a busy time with holidays, family, and a lot of business processes that need to be completed. Between gathering the right information for taxes and shareholders, analyzing the previous year, and building departmental budgets it’s almost impossible to keep up! That is, unless you’re using FlexiBake. Year end reports at your […]

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An Alternative to Spreadsheets?

Have you been looking for an alternative to spreadsheets when it comes to running your bakery business? Why not make the switch to an ERP software system? Here’s a scenario to help explain why making the switch to an ERP software system will be the best move you can make for your business. When most bakeries start, […]

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ERP VS Excel – the ultimate face off

In a competitive market when food manufactures are looking for ways to be more profitable, businesses are turning to the concept of using an ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning – software system. What is an ERP Software System and why does it matter? An Enterprise Resource Planning – or ERP – software is a type […]

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