Real-time ERP inquiries available via Blackberry devices

CDC Software, a supplier of enterprise software applications including enterprise resource planning, announces Ross Mobile v1.0.
By Renee Robbins October 7, 2009

CDC Software, a supplier of enterprise software applications including enterprise resource planning, announces Ross Mobile v1.0, a new mobile application enabling users to perform real-time ERP inquiries via their Blackberry devices. The application helps increase the productivity of sales professionals and others by allowing them to obtain up-to-the-minute information regarding the status of customer accounts. It also allows executives to monitor the progress of key accounts remotely.

Blackberry Pearl Flip Series Smartphone

Blackberry Pearl Flip Series Smartphone

Information that can be accessed via the Ross Mobile application includes: customer details, sales orders, sales pricing, accounts receivable aged summary, account receivable detail inquiry, current inventory, projected inventory, and order and shipping status.

Sales and other employees can check inventory availability, determine customers’ credit status, monitor shipping status and view their client’s pending orders and invoices. This access "should reduce administrative paper work, increase worker productivity, improve responsiveness to customers, and promote fast and informed decision making," said Bruce Cameron, president of CDC Software.

Ross Mobile is the latest of several product releases delivered in 2009 by CDC’s product engineering operations in China and India. "Our product engineering in these regions is a key component of CDC Software’s global platform infrastructure that facilitates quick and cost-effective growth, both organically and through acquisitions," said Cameron.

CDC Software ‘s other product suite includes: CDC Factory (manufacturing operations management), CDC Ross ERP (enterprise resource planning), CDC Supply Chain (supply chain management , warehouse management and order management), CDC Pivotal CRM and Saratoga CRM (customer relationship management), CDC Respond (customer complaint and feedback management), c360 CRM add-on products, industry solutions and development tools for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, CDC HRM (human resources) and business analytics solutions.

To access whitepapers and other downloadable information on the Ross ERP applications, visit the System Overview Data Sheets section on one of the company’s industry-specific resource libraries .

– Edited by Renee M. Robbins, managing editor, MBT