Eden Prairie, Mn--Aug. 17, 2011--HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced Goettler Distributing is live on HighJump RouteCenter On-Demand, a software as a service (SaaS) version of the HighJump RouteCenter route accounting system (RAS). Based in Pennsylvania, Goettler Distributing markets the products of a number of major beer suppliers including MillerCoors, North American Brewery, Heineken, Newcastle and Pabst and has been a HighJump customer for more than 20 years.
With HighJump RouteCenter On-Demand, software updates, maintenance and infrastructure support is performed by HighJump experts, allowing direct store delivery companies to focus on running their core businesses operations. Since the solution is hosted in a secure HighJump Software data center, no hardware or server upgrade purchases are required.
“We’re not IT people. With HighJump RouteCenter On-Demand, we don’t have to worry about equipment. All of our backups are kept safe and secure,” said Tim Goettler, Vice President, Goettler Distributing. “The monthly subscription model enables smaller companies like Goettler to take advantage of a level of technology normally only attainable for large distributors.”
HighJump RouteCenter offers a complete set of functionality for beer distributors, soft drink bottlers and wine and spirits distributors. Key functionality in the system includes order management, inventory management, route settlement, pricing, promotions and integration to the HighJump Software mobile sales and delivery software suite. The system also provides taxation and regulatory reporting to help manage the complex, highly regulated nature of alcohol sales. Additionally, HighJump RouteCenter allows beverage distributors to perform mobile e-commerce transactions with retailers and supplier organizations.
“HighJump RouteCenter On-Demand allows beverage distribution companies to implement a modern route accounting system without the complexity and cost of on-premise infrastructure,” said Russell Fleischer, CEO, HighJump Software. “Adoption of on-demand/cloud-based solutions for supply chain management applications is growing. HighJump Software will continue to develop and expand our on-demand solution set for the direct store delivery and warehouse management market.”