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About Rootstock Software

Launched in 2008, Rootstock Software® is a proven provider of powerful and nimble Cloud ERP manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions that enable manufacturers and distributors to cut costs, improve processes, and increase revenue with minimal IT infrastructure investment. Rootstock Software provides the breadth and depth of solutions that today’s manufacturers and distributors need to efficiently operate and grow their businesses. The company offers the On Demand Cloud ERP solution for all sizes and types, whether they are small organizations with ten users or large operations with several sites and hundreds of users. Read More >>

"1st Light Energy was seeking a transformational, not traditional, solution to run our business and Rootstock emerged as the clear leader after an exhaustive evaluation of several leading on-premise and cloud-based vendors."

Justin Krum, Founder and President, 1st Light Energy

"We chose (Rootstock and FinancialForce.com) because together they had the tightest integration in the marketplace...and will enable our organization to sustain our flexibility and commitment to the customer."

Vadim Polikov, President and CEO of Astrum Solar

"Rootstock is the only vendor on the Force.com platform that can support our complex, project-oriented, engineer-to-order manufacturing environment today."

Frank Lowery, Director of IT, EBARA International
  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 2

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering Not taking advantage of all program features ERP systems are now more robust, complex, and helpful than ever, with feature lists that continue to grow and expand. A big mistake many companies make is not utilizing their selected ERP system to its fullest potential. Ensure that you and [...]

  • Lean Manufacturing: Keep Moving Forward | The Solid Foundation | Part 2

    The Solid Foundation There are 5 basic principles that form the foundation for lean thinking – each of these principles is essential to lean manufacturing and critical to making the process work for your manufacturing business. Specifying Value It is crucial to understand what value a customer places on your product. Using a top-down costing [...]

  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 1

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering When implementing a new ERP system for your manufacturing or distribution company, there are plenty of ways to fall short of perfection and cause havoc. The large size and scale of the project opens the door for many painful mistakes. Thankfully, there are ways to avoid major pitfalls [...]

  • Lean Manufacturing: Keep Moving Forward | A Brief History | Part 1

    What is Lean Manufacturing? Centered upon making obvious what adds value by reducing everything else, lean manufacturing is about reestablishing the manufacturing process to eliminate waste and to improve the quality of the product. Not only does lean involve rearranging and creating different processes for manufacturing, it also involves a change in culture in the [...]

  • Cloud ROI: Finding the value of investment

    Cloud ERP is growing in popularity and implementation is on the rise – but there are still a lot of questions regarding the return on investment of Cloud ERP and the overall function for mid-level manufacturers. In this article, Pat Garrehy discusses the ROI of Cloud ERP systems – how the features and functions of [...]

  • Lean Manufacturing and Rootstock Software

    As a Lean Manufacturer, you are constantly finding ways to improve your manufacturing process, increase productivity, and eliminate waste.  Rootstock Software was built by experts in manufacturing and is designed to equip your business to continue to grow and become leaner. Check out this video to learn more and contact us today for a free [...]

  • For Manufacturers, Purchase Order Management Must Go Way Beyond Simply Tracking Purchase Orders Part 3

    Pat Garrehy, Founder and CEO, Rootstock Controlling the Purchasing Process Obtaining critical, centralized control over direct material, indirect material and service tracking as well as vendor performance is only the beginning. Now, buyers can make decisions on purchase order quantities and due dates supported by price and delivery history for approved vendors. Why stop there? [...]

  • For Manufacturers, Purchase Order Management Must Go Way Beyond Simply Tracking Purchase Orders Part 2

    Pat Garrehy, Founder and CEO, Rootstock Purchase Requisitions for Direct Materials as well as Indirect Materials and Services Regarding direct materials, knowing a part’s purchasing parameters, including vendors’ lead times, understanding one’s own safety stock levels and creating firm planning policies, a manufacturer’s ERP, cloud or on-premise, should be able to identify demands that are [...]

  • For Manufacturers, Purchase Order Management Must Go Way Beyond Simply Tracking Purchase Orders Part 1

    Pat Garrehy, Founder and CEO, Rootstock Part 1 For most companies, Purchase Order Management is one of the key components of an ERP system. It’s one of the basics of running a successful business – any type of business. You need to know how much Product X you have on hand and what it costs. [...]

  • What Should Lot Serial Control Provide?

    Pat Garrehy, Rootstock Founder & CEO Lot Serial Control registers an item’s lot or serial number through the Purchasing Receipts, Inventory, Shop Floor Control and Sales Order Fulfillment functions of the ERP. The Purchasing Receipt function will note the Item Number classification and if “lot controlled,” the lot number must be assigned to the entire [...]