FreeDAM is able to record the flowers required for a funeral and can produce a flower order form or email to send to the florist.
Flower orders can be single
multiple orders to one florist or single or multiple orders to multiple florists.
Flower orders are able to be emailed by using the ‘copy to clipboard’ button and then ‘pasting’ (control v) into a new email.
Florists are able to be entered in the ‘Preferences – People – Florists’ screen.
Each individual florists flowers/options are able to be set up in the ‘Preferences – Funeral Requirements – Floral Options’ screen.
Entering a Flower Order
To enter a flower order
enter the florist from the drop down list.
This will load the florists flower options and fill in the florists contact details.
Note: If using a florist that is not in the list – just freely type in the florist’s details.
Select the type of flowers to be ordered – use the drop down list of commonly ordered flowers or freely type in the field.
Check or enter the price.
Continue to enter data for the flower order where required including
- The Description
- The Message
- Where and at what time the flowers are to be delivered
- What will happen to the flowers after the service.
Click ‘Accept’ to save the flower order.
The resulting order may look something like this.
By clicking the ‘Copy Order to Clipboard’ button FreeDAM copies that particular order for you so you can paste it into an email.
Multiple Flower Orders
FreeDAM is able to save multiple flower orders for a particular funeral.
To enter a second or third flower order click insert and enter the order into the yellow fields.
When ‘Accept’ has been clicked the additional flower order will display in the grey list at the bottom of the screen.
The report produced is able to be faxed or saved to pdf and emailed.
Note: When there are multiple flower orders to separate florists the report will print orders for each florist on a separate page.
Setting up the Florist’s Options
For ease of use you are able to set up your standard florists and set their floral options in the preferences of FreeDAM.
First you will need a list of all the florists you use.
- Go to ‘Preferences – People – Florists’
- Click Insert
- Enter the florist’s name, address and details
- Click accept.
Do this for each of your florists until all your florists are entered.
Next you will need to add the floral options (or flowers) for each florist.
For each florist you are able to save the various flower options that they offer.
- Go to ‘Preferences – Funeral Requirements – Catering Options’
- Click ‘Insert’
- Select from the drop down list the florist for which you wish to add a flower option to.
- Name the floral option in the ‘Floral Option’ Field
- Enter a price associated with this option if applicable
- Enter the description of the Flower option.
- Click ‘Accept’
Do this for each flower item that each of your florists offer.