Software and Hardware System Sample Proposal
Hardware Software and Training Proposal
A fully integrated system will allow your company to improve quality control and help enhance business profits by allowing you to more effectively perform budget and cost management. Because the system is fully integrated you will be able to quickly discover areas of redundancy and labor duplication. The system allows for complete traceability at any given time. Our software can accommodate barcoding and control systems at multiple sites thus helping you seamlessly integrate data from anywhere in the plant.
The initial investment into AgSolutions will quickly pay itself off in cost management reduced labor and efficiency controls. We send support team to your premises to install all system components and individualize the software for your company’s needs. We then provide training for your staff as well as free technical support.
- Base Package software and hardware
- License Fees per additional installed station Hardware per additional station
- Includes PC interface printing and scanning equipment
Standard Disclaimer. The numbers represented above are to be used as an estimate for the projects discussed. The above Cost Summary does in no way constitute warranty of final price.
Estimates are subject to change if project specifications are changed or costs for outsourced services change before being locked in by binding contract. Barcoding scanning and printing hardware need to be integrated into PLCs on the production line for inventory control and traceability and into the main server for reporting purposes and assimilation into the software. Each station needs to be synchronized and integrated into the main server for full functionality of the system. Integration Phase #1 Description.
Production Line PLC and Scanning Printing Hardware Integration Integrator. An AgSolutions technical specialist will install and synchronize the specified hardware to the operating PLCs to ensure complete compatibility between the systems and uninterrupted flow of production. PLCs will be programmed to integrate with line hardware based on necessary configurations and reporting needs for server upload. Hardware will be thoroughly tested for line compatibility and engineering specifications.
Integration Phase #2 Description. Scanning Printing Hardware and Software and Server Integration Integrator. An AgSolutions technical specialist will install and synchronize specified hardware and software modules between line hardware interfaces and the main server. Hardware will be integrated with station software for upload and automatic report generation to the main server.
Standard and advanced software modules will be tested on the line for accuracy. Integration Phase #3 Description. Station and Server Integration and Synchronization Integrator.
An AgSolutions technical specialist will ensure full system compatibility traceability and functionality at each station. On site management will work with technician to set up specified production runs for testing. All network links PLCs interfaces and hardware will be thoroughly tested and problem areas identified and corrected.
Software from each station will be synchronized and tested with the main server. Test reports will be the be uploaded from each station to the main server for report generation and problem areas will be identified and corrected. AgSolutions uses the latest developments in applications of new and existing technology to solve problems in innovative ways. Our accounting software has been developed specifically for the needs of the agricultural industry.
The software integrates seamlessly with sorting and production equipment by using specialized barcoding and printing hardware. The software allows you to. Individualize your package by adding modules that meet the needs of your operation thus increasing efficiency and giving you real time knowledge about day to day operations all while decreasing labor costs.
Modules are available for grower co operatives financial integration payroll and advanced quality controls. Keep track of all phases of packing processing purchase orders invoices transport documentation inventory harvesting grading and much more. Use any combination of interfaces such as PC WiFi PDA and touchscreen.
Integrate Word Excel PowerPoint and Publisher documents for one click incorporation into company reports memos or presentations. A fully integrated system will allow your company to improve quality control and help enhance business profits by allowing you to more effectively perform budget and cost management. Because the system is fully integrated you will be able to quickly discover areas of redundancy and labor duplication. The system allows for complete traceability at any given time.
Our software can accommodate barcoding and control systems at multiple sites thus helping you seamlessly integrate data from anywhere in the plant. The initial investment into AgSolutions will quickly pay itself off in cost management reduced labor and efficiency controls. Reports and identification labels can be automatically generated and printed at shipping and receiving points thus reducing administration time. Efficiency can be further improved by ensuring government compliance during the packing process.
Live reports can be generated at any time thus giving you the opportunity to enforce quality standards and efficiency standards throughout the plant. In addition to summary reports for day to day operations and accounting the software can also generate live grower payroll reports and audit reports. Once the project is complete our staff will provide training.
We are staffed and equipped to handle variety of training needs. Initial training costs are included in the software price. Extended training costs for employees are outlined in the cost summary. Training will take place at the primary installation location.
Team of two support personnel will travel to your location to conduct days of extensive hands on training for management personnel. Training will cover all the basic and advanced uses of the software program and will equip your employees to effectively operate the software and equipment to specification. Additionally we will provide more days of basic training for operating employees. Further training is always available at competitive prices.
On site training –During the initial training we cover all basic aspects of operating the software and equipment using manuals hands on methodology and big screen visual walk throughs. Training for management utilizes extensive hands on methodology. Web based training – We provide an interactive training program that will meet basic training needs for new employees. Our website further provides technical support and vast database of FAQ’s and how to’s.
Video DVD training – We have video copies of training seminars available on VHS and DVD for modest cost. Printed manuals – We provide management personnel with complete documentation manual covering all aspects of software and equipment use. We provide other employees smaller user manuals covering basic operations. Fast track training – The initial day training period for management is what we consider fast track training.
At the end of three days management should be able to fully operate the system as well as help train other employees on basic functions. New managers may attend fast track training at our offices or at the worksite by arrangement. Multi day training – Intensive training seminars are available bimonthly at our offices. The seminars range from two to five days.
Information about the various types of seminars is available on our website. Ongoing training – Should you require further training for your employees at any time our training staff is available to book in one to three day increments throughout the year. The following system requirements will be met to the satisfaction of client.
The system requirements will cover all technical aspects of the project. All line hardware must meet minimum system requirements to ensure compatibility between components and printing hardware. To guarantee that the system is fully functional at start up AgSolutions has implemented standards for system requirements.
We contract with Dell to ensure that all interface hardware is current with today’s technological advancements to give you reliable performance and to ensure that your investment is as long term as possible and does not become obsolete after implementation.
Description. All following system requirements must be met in order to ensure system speed compatibility and expansion capability. Processor.
Dell Power Edge Dual Core Intel Xeon E5205 1.8 GHz 6MB Cache
Operating System. Windows Server minimum Windows Server recommended Memory. GB MHz Dual Ranked DIMMs Storage. Integrated SAS SATA RAID PERC Integrated Drive.
GB 15K RPM Serial Attach SCSI 3Gbps Hot Plug Display. 13" minimum 15" or higher highly recommended PDA.
Microsoft PPC 2003+ Windows Mobile 5+
1TB 7.2KRPM Near Line SAS 3Gbps Flex Bay
Thank you for your interest in our packing and printing software. Enjoyed speaking with you and am writing to give you more detailed information about our software so that you can make an informed decision based on your company’s needs. AgSolutions Software has been working with packing and processing sheds for over fifteen years. During that time we have been active in the continuous improvement of software that specifically meets the needs of agricultural businesses.
Our software is used extensively throughout Washington Oregon and California and for good reason. We offer comprehensive software program that will meet all your sorting barcoding payroll financial and accounting needs. Our newest version of AgSolutions is state of the art to meet today’s demands and give you the competitive edge that you need to stay in the market. Unlike most software companies we actually send support team to your premises to install all system components and individualize the software for your company’s needs.
We then provide training for your staff as well as free technical support. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best agricultural software and continued support available. While the initial price of the system might seem cumbersome if you take into consideration the value of setup training and support in addition to increasing cost management in your plant the investment quickly becomes worthwhile.
We are confident that our software and customer service is the best you can find. Please find attached proposal for our services. We are very interested in helping your company and we welcome the chance to work with you.
Please don’t hesitate to call with any questions or concerns you might have.