Why Web-based Technology Is Vital For Food Distribution Businesses

11 Jun 2021 Helpful Tips

The food distribution industry is forever changing. Running a distribution business in 2021 presents a number of challenges, especially if you are managing your business manually. Web-based technology is now more important then ever. With all the changes happening in the world, having complete control of your business is essential. 

Here's why web-based technology is essential for food and beverage distribution business.


This year has proven how important it is to be able to manage your business remotely. Web-based technology such as EasyVend gives distributors a simplified and openly accessible solution that can be accessed on any device, all you need is an internet connection. This differs to desktop-based applications where you can access information on the specific device of installation.


Web-based food and beverage management systems offer distributors an adaptable product that can be used by any employee no matter their IT knowledge.

Desktop based software systems restricts business to one primary device of use. The problem with this is it does not protect your data in unexpected situations like cyber attacks or system issues. W

A great benefit of web-based technology is you can still access data after unexpected issues. Web based systems store data on cloud security systems like Microsoft Azure – the world’s most trusted cloud solution. If you do encounter an unexpected situation all you need to do is log on another device and continue on your way.

Administration time

Time and resources are invaluable for Food distribution businesses. With technology advancing, web-based applications offer a complete solution which slashes administration time and increases efficiency.

Using innovative features, web-based management systems like EasyVend completely automate the day-to-day tasks of running a food distribution business. For example, when a customer places an order, the system will instantly update stock numbers, generate a receipt, send an invoice and debit payment - all without human input.


Minimising cost is so important in the food distribution industry. Web-based technology removes hefty IT infrastructure costs such as server rooms and IT consultant fees.

By being completely hosted online, you don't need to keep and maintain hardware and servers which are mandatory with desktop-based applications. 

Final word,

Having a reliable and accessible systems is vital for all food distributors in Australian. As the industry continues to change you need to have complete control of your entire business. Web-based technology gives you this and more.

How EasyVend can help?

For food vendors and distributors, EasyVend supports and automates every part of your business, freeing you up to grow your sales unlike other ERP systems that are designed more for wholesale suppliers than for distribution businesses like yours.

EasyVend includes all your everyday needs like invoicing, receipting, standard orders, inventory control, payment gateway and so much more.

EasyVend is a completely web-based product - giving you complete control over your distribution business no matter where you are.

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