Tablet Application Allows Remote Order Entry for Food Distribution Sales Representatives Using the Apple iPad
Online PR News – 25-July-2011 – Madison/CT – Building on 24 years of experience in automating food-service distribution operational processes, NECS, Inc. announced its latest software application for the Apple iPad: THE electronic order pad, which provides powerful order entry and sales prospecting tools for food distribution sales representatives.
The ELECTRONIC ORDER PAD was designed to be run on a touch based tablet computer. It is now available for the Apple iPad 2, with soon to be released versions for Android tablets and the BlackBerry PlayBook. It was designed to create customer orders quickly, while providing important information to increase sales volume, profit margins and to aid in prospecting for new clients.
“Many NECS customers rely on our easy to use entrée software to run their food distribution operation, and have been looking for an inexpensive tablet based solution for their sales force to enter customer orders when out of the office,” stated company founder and president, Chris Anatra. “With the ELECTRONIC ORDER PAD, a food distributor’s sales representative has exactly what is needed to enter orders quickly, get access to historical sales data and prospect for new accounts, with a beautifully designed interface.”
“What makes the ELECTRONIC ORDER PAD even more substantial is that it was designed with an ‘open interface’ for integration with other accounting applications, besides our own entrée software,” said company president, Chris Anatra. “This means that food distributors running different accounting applications can interface their current software to take advantage of the ELECTRONIC ORDER PAD for their sales team.”
The ELECTRONIC ORDER PAD is compatible with the Apple iPad 2, iOS 4.3 or later and a connection to the Internet. Upcoming versions to be compatible with Android tablets (Android 2.1 or later) and the BlackBerry PlayBook (BlackBerry 6 or later).
Since 1987 NECS has been providing food distribution software for over 1,500 wholesale food distributors who need an economical, comprehensive and easy-to-use ERP solution. They include full line food distributors, importers, exporters and those that specialize in meat, seafood, poultry, produce, dairy, cheese and beverages.
For more information about the ELECTRONIC ORDER PAD: www.necs.com/orderpad