SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--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”
“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 distribution solution includes “out of the box” integration with salesforce.com’s Sales Cloud and Service Cloud; FinancialForce.com’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.com 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
- 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
About Rootstock Software
Rootstock Software® is a proven provider of powerful manufacturing and supply chain solutions built on the Force.com cloud computing platform. The Rootstock solution enables real-time management of manufacturing and supply chain operations from front to back, anytime and anywhere. The company’s manufacturing and supply chain apps integrate “out of the box” with native sales by salesforce.com. With unparalleled executive experience in manufacturing software and an established base of installed and implemented cloud customers, Rootstock offers a better and reliable way to plan and execute required activities, deliver essential information to all parts of the organization, and improve timely and informed business decision making. The organization also provides the control and visibility to elevate the total performance of manufacturing and supply chain operations. Rootstock is now available on the AppExchange by salesforce.com, the world’s most popular marketplace for business apps. To learn more, please follow Rootstock on Twitter @RootstockMFG, visit our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/RootstockSoftware or visit http://www.rootstock.com.