Around the 15 th of each month, DPI processes all commodity requests (annual order, fair-share allocation, and surplus requests) into orders for delivery the following month. Example: On September 15 th, 2008 the October 2008 delivery orders are processed for each agency. Once processed, these orders can be accessed under the orders tab of the WI Commodity Ordering System. The amounts listed reflect the actual amount of each commodity that should be received for the month selected.
Accessing the Orders Tab Each agency is responsible for printing their own copies of the monthly delivery orders. To print copies of the monthly orders, each agency has to log-into the WI Commodity Ordering System and access the Orders tab.
1.Open your internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) 2.Type in the following address in the address screen of the internet browser: http://fns.dpi.wi.gov/fns_index http://fns.dpi.wi.gov/fns_index Accessing the WI Commodity Ordering System
5.The log-in screen for the WI Commodity Ordering System will be displayed. 6.Enter the User Id and Password for your agency. –The User ID is the agency code assigned to your agency (same as the fiscal claim system). –The password is the 4 digit password assigned to your agency (typically the same as the fiscal claim system).
7. Once your are logged-into the commodity system, a message board will be displayed. Important commodity updates will be displayed on this message board and may change on a daily/weekly basis. 8. Read the message board and click on the Continue button located at the bottom of the message board screen.
13.The screen will now display the list of commodities and amounts to be received of each commodity for the selected order month. 14.The amounts for each commodity will be reflected in the Ordered Quantity column.
15.If your agency prepares meals for another agency(ies) [Joint school(s)], the View button will only reflect the individual order for your agency. 16.To access the combined order including your joint school(s), click on the Joint button that is located to the far-right of the desired months order.
17.The screen will display the commodities and grand total amounts [including Joint agency(ies)]. 18.It will also list the names and agency codes of the agencies whose commodity amounts are included in the combined order.
Printing an Order Copy 19.To print a copy of the selected order, click on the print button that is located at the top of the web-page tool bar. –If you will be receiving deliveries through the once per month, State-contracted delivery system, your agency will need to print a copy from the order system to be used and signed by the trucking company when receiving in your commodity order.