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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
  • 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 [...]

  • Why A Manufacturing ERP Needs Lot Serial Control

    Pat Garrehy, Rootstock Founder & CEO First there was MRP, then MRP II and CIM. Ultimately, T. Lee Wylie, then Director of CIM at Gartner Group, created the concept of ERP in 1990 to describe the evolution of MRP into the next generation of business systems. Originally, ERP came to represent a larger whole that [...]

  • Opening the Doors for Accessibility Part 3

    Security is another issue that comes up when talking about data access – is the Cloud really safe? With the major developments in Cloud computing over the last several years, most Cloud systems have robust security systems that give you great control over who has access to specific Data and helps keep out those you [...]

  • Opening the Doors for Accessibility Part 2

    On-premise systems are tied to their building and servers. You have to be connected to your on-premise set-up to have access to the information stored there. This makes things complicated if you need to work remotely, log in leads on a sales trip, or keep up to date while off-site with customers. On the other [...]

  • Opening the Doors for Accessibility Part 1

    As the number of sales and installations of the Cloud Software systems increases, the question arises: Why? Why is the Cloud gaining so much speed? Why are people choosing to set aside budgets just to make the switch from an on-premise CRM or ERP system to a Cloud system? One answer to that question might [...]

  • Best-of-Breed Solutions in the Cloud Part 3

    Seeking to create thriving best-of-breed communities, Public Cloud patrons will begin to follow suit behind Salesforce. Companies no longer want to have to piece-meal their different software systems together, they are looking for systems that integrate seamlessly with one another, provide a consistent U.I. and offer all the benefits of being on the Cloud. With [...]