Update Log 1: Departments, Improved Checks & QOL Changes

Last Updated: 17 March 2024

We are back with some exciting updates that are set to revolutionize the way you manage your food business. Our team has been working tirelessly to bring you features that not only simplify your daily operations but also enhance the efficiency and compliance of your business. Let’s dive right in and explore what’s new in Forkto!

Introducing Departments

In our continuous effort to streamline your business operations, we are thrilled to introduce the concept of “Departments”. This feature allows you to categorize various elements of your business into specific departments, helping to reduce clutter and focus on what truly matters. Here’s what you can do:

  • Assign Specific Checks to Departments: You can now assign specific checks to different teams or roles, ensuring that they only see the tasks relevant to their department.
  • File Management by Department: Admins can view files from all departments for easier management, while users will only see files pertinent to their department. Moreover, the files uploaded by users will automatically be assigned to their respective departments.
  • User Department Assignments: In the Users page, you can now assign departments to users by editing their profiles. For those who wear many hats, a department switcher has been integrated into the menu, allowing multi-skilled users to seamlessly switch between departments and access the information they need, enhancing flexibility and efficiency.

Note: If the departments feature is something your business needs, please get in touch for us to enable the feature and we’ll be happy to help.

Enhanced Check Form Fields

We have also revamped our check form fields to make your experience even smoother. Here are the new additions:

  • Supplier Selection Field: A new check form field that automatically populates with your existing suppliers, making the process of conducting checks even more seamless.
  • Improved Check Submission Process: To save you time, we have modified the check submission process. Now, after a check is submitted, it will return to the list of check forms instead of showing a preview of the submitted form.

Minor Tweaks for a Major Impact

We believe in constantly evolving to serve you better. Here are some minor tweaks that will have a major impact on your user experience:

  • New Check Cards & Report Tiles: Experience a fresh look with our new check cards and report tiles, designed to offer more consistent styling.
  • Enhanced Speed: Enjoy faster load times across various pages, enhancing your overall experience.
  • Alphabetical Sorting of Checks: For easier navigation, checks are now sorted alphabetically.
  • Barcode Scanner Support: Our barcode scanner now supports Code 128 barcodes, expanding its utility.

All systems are now live with these changes! If you have any feedback please feel free to open a support chat with us to talk about it! We’ve also been rolling out a lot of back end work for some awesome new features that we hope to roll out in the next week.

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At Forkto, we're on a mission to transform the way food businesses manage their operations. Our journey began with a vision to simplify compliance and enhance transparency in the food industry. With a blend of cutting-edge technology and industry expertise, we've created solutions that empower businesses to thrive while upholding the highest standards of quality and safety.

Established in 2022 by a team of passionate software developers, Forkto was founded with a clear purpose: to streamline HACCP and BRC compliance. Drawing insights from HACCP consultants and industry professionals, we set out to revolutionize how food businesses approach their day-to-day operations.

At the heart of Forkto lies our innovative software, meticulously crafted to address the unique challenges faced by food businesses. From inventory management to temperature monitoring, operational checks, and label creation, our platform offers a comprehensive suite of tools to simplify operations and ensure compliance.

We envision a future where trust and transparency define every aspect of the food chain. Through accessible technology and a commitment to sustainability, we're building a food industry that fosters accountability and empowers businesses to thrive.

Our mission is clear: to equip food businesses with innovative tools for comprehensive food safety and traceability. By providing accessible solutions and fostering a culture of continuous improvement, we're reshaping the landscape of the food industry one business at a time.