Rootstock Introduces “The Distribution Suite” on the Salesforce Platform

Complete application suite for distributors on Salesforce platform cuts costs, improves processes and customer service, and drives revenue

SAN FRANCISCO – October 31, 2013 – Rootstock Software®, the leader in cloud manufacturing and supply chain applications, today announced a suite of apps for Distribution businesses to be delivered on the Salesforce Platform (Force.com) for all sizes and types of distribution companies. Rootstock developed this suite of applications as a new service for distributors whether they are a small operation with as few as ten users or a large organization with many distribution centers (DC’s) and hundreds of users.  The product will be released for general availability in December, 2013.

“Distributors, especially wholesale distribution companies, are constantly striving to provide better service to their customers’ ever changing needs,” said Pat Garrehy, president and CEO, Rootstock Software. “Providing these business critical capabilities on the social and open Salesforce Platform will deliver improved supply chain visibility, better customer service and a quick return on investment to distributors of all sizes.”

Built as a 100 percent Native App on the Salesforce Platform, Rootstock’s wholesale distribution ERP software solution includes “out of the box” integration with salesforce.com’s Sales Cloud and Service Cloud; FinancialForce’s mobile accessibility and finance and accounting apps; plus Salesforce Communities, Salesforce Chatter and the platform‘s Workflow and Approval capabilities.  These “out of the box” integrations provide complete and flexible solutions for distributors with shorter deployments, lower costs, significant return on investment and quicker payback. Requiring dramatically fewer resources, salesforce.com, FinancialForce and Rootstock let distributors recoup investments quickly while delivering a complete and robust distribution solution with improved visibility, enabling them to be more responsive to changing customer desires.

In addition to the new Distribution Suite, Rootstock provides the breadth and depth of solutions that today’s distributors need to operate and grow their business, including –

  • Product/Item Master Data
  • Sales Order Management
    • Auto Creation of PO’s for Direct Ship Items
    • Direct Ship from Vendor to Customer
    • Special Promotions and Discounts
    • Containerization
  • Fulfillment & Shipping
  • Carrier Integration
  • Warranty Tracking
  • RMA Processing
  • Multi Division, Multi Distribution Center Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Replenishment Analysis and Planning
  • Purchase Requisition and Purchase Order Control
  • Cost Control
  • Full Lot and Serial Tracking and Control
  • Financial Control Integrations

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