SMS Direction

You can now SMS directions straight from GMS.In the address book, under the Map tab is the ability to text the google map link and well and the directions to any North American number. At the end of the year, you will be charged approximately $0.02 per message sent.

Commodity Processing

GMS allows you to process commodities.  You can now Roast Soybeans, Blend Milk Replacement with Corn and more. You can move any combination of existing commodities into any other combination of commodities. For example, Here is a new recipe for a commodity called HJ-Starter. It combines 2 T of Corn, 1 T of Soybeans, and 1 T of Milk Replacement … Read More

Auto Cleaning

GMS now allows you to automatically clean incoming loads. For each commodity, you may now assign incoming dockage to particular commodities and collect a percentage of that dockage as inventory. Let’s see an example.  Here we have set 80% of all the Corn dockage will be screened and become a new commodity called C-Screen.               … Read More

Farm Fields

Farms is a really useful tool to keep track of farms and to create automation within the ticket.  Part 1 will talk about to create and edit farms. Part 2 (Below part1 in this post) will talk about the automation of tickets with farms. Part 1 This feature is found in tables -> Farms. The first images shows what the farm … Read More

Storage

In GMS 18 storage the ability to track and report storage has been updated. In ticket entry screen either online or batch when removing commodity from storage by transfer or shipped, a weighted average method is used to calculate the days in storage. The calculation  goes like so (Ticket1 Days In Storage * Ticket1 Amount Stored + …… + TicketN Days In Storage * TicketN Amount Stored ) /Total amount … Read More

Refactoring. Temporary Holds and Customer Storage

Firstly, let me briefly explain what refactoring is.  Refactoring is a way of improving the internal structure of the code.  It doesnt change the functionality, but it changes the efficiency and correctness.  Refactoring is a continual part of software development and we do it all the time.  Sometimes that refactoring touches large areas of the code base.  This is one of those times. … Read More

Email tickets and contracts

You can now use Outlook and GMAIL to email tickets.  (Emailing contracts has been available for sometime) Ensure you have your email setting correct.  Contact support if you are unsure. Make sure the producer has a primary email address. The email ticket checkbox should now be enabled when creating tickets.

Loans and Repay

GMS now has the ability to track grain loans and repayments with two new transaction types. When activated elevators can loan grain to producers and notify the operator of the debts whenever the producer returns. Producer debts MUST be repaid before any other grains can be stored or bought. Loans are tracked in a similar fashion to customer storage. Future … Read More

New features list

We are trying something new. As we add new capabilities to GMS, we will document those new features here. For you perusal.