We went through an evaluation process, analyzing multiple route-accounting platforms, including eoStar. We had four specific criteria in mind:
1. Was the software developed by a company that had been in business for a while?
2. Was the company financially solvent?
3. Did the company work in the beer industry?
4. Did the company have a distributor of similar size using its software?
Through evaluating each system, it became evident eoStar can do everything we needed with an extremely small learning curve. Continue reading →
Driver handhelds drastically reduced the amount of time our drivers had to spend reconciling and settling. Prior to implementing eoStar, reconciliation took anywhere from 15-35 minutes per route. Now, each route requires 2-3 minutes.With drivers able to track everything that happens on the handheld devices, everyone in the company has instant access to the necessary data. In addition to eoStar’s training sessions, we ran three internal training sessions of our own. These training sessions were extremely helpful in making a flawless transition from our previous system to eoStar. Continue reading →
Implementation was beautiful. eoStar came in, looked at our business, asked the right questions and developed a true understanding of who we are and what we do. You can see that Rutherford sincerely cares about our company and our business from the start. They devote the necessary manpower to make the implementation a success in the key areas of our business – administration, sales and operations…We’d recommend eoStar to other distributors of our size—especially if they have a large portfolio like ours. eoStar does an excellent job of helping us manage all those SKUs and data, which leads to a huge increase in productivity. Continue reading →