Press Release: Solid Innovation Launches Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition

Solid Innovation Launches Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition Solution for Wholesale Distribution Industry

Direct Store Delivery solution streamlines mobile sales process through wireless invoicing and inventory control systems

Las Vegas, NV, August 11, 2003, Solid Innovation®, Inc. (, a leading provider of mobile route accounting solutions to the Direct Store Delivery (DSD) wholesale distribution industry, today announced the launch of its Solid Route Accounting™ - Integration Edition solution at the ASD/AMD Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition is an innovative solution that enables wholesale distributors to confidently manage accounting and inventory transactions on the road with hand held devices such as customized personal digital assistants (PDAs) and computers. Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition seamlessly integrates with existing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, allowing distributors of all sizes to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their mobile sales force by improving the accuracy and timeliness of invoicing and payment at the customer location, while reducing administrative costs at the same time.

Solid Innovation's Founder and President, Craig Fisher, said "We are pleased to extend our proven route accounting capabilities to a wider customer base with Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition. Through partnerships with leading enterprise software vendors such as TurningPoint Systems of Danvers, Massachusetts, we are now able to offer our customers a fully integrated mobile sales solution that will dramatically improve back office productivity, speed customer visits, and improve the accounts receivables process for small to medium-sized wholesale distributors."

A recognized pioneer in developing route accounting software, Solid Innovation has been successfully delivering proven technology solutions to the wholesale distribution industry since 1986. With the announcement of Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition, Solid Innovation is now able to offer solutions to companies that want to automate their mobile sale force but are limited by disconnected warehouse and accounting systems that do not support this capability. Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition provides the integration software and services required to rapidly create a seamless solution tailored to the distributor's unique back office environment. Currently, Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition is compatible with ProfitPoint and QuickBooks accounting software with others being added.

Elery LeBlanc, president, TurningPoint Systems, said "By adding Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition capabilities to the ProfitPoint solution portfolio, our customers are now able to support both their DSD operations as well as their pre-sell business with a single integrated solution. Up-to-date inventory, pricing, and customer information is available on a PDA, empowering the sales representative where it is most important, at the customer site."

Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition benefits include:

  • Moves route sales staff through customer sites up to 60% faster
  • Cuts administrative and back-office time up to 50%
  • Offers the ability to achieve a complete return on investment in as few as three months

Pricing and Availability:
Solid Route Accounting - Integration Edition is now available for purchase directly from Solid Innovation or from authorized resellers throughout the United States and Canada. Small business starter kits are priced from $1,995.00 U.S. dollars and up depending on the number of mobile sales units required. For more information, contact Solid Innovation at (888) 667-3769.

About Solid Innovation, Inc.
Solid Innovation, Inc. is at the forefront of DSD Route Accounting solutions for the supply chain distribution industry, including candy, tobacco, food service, and convenience store supply. Since 1986, Solid Innovation has combined its industry and product expertise to innovate and deliver high quality mobile route accounting solutions to small and medium sized distributors. In 1999, Solid Innovation introduced Solid Route Accounting™ - Enterprise Edition, its 3rd generation mobile solution, formerly known as PalmX Route Salesman, specifically designed to speed route sales staff through their workday while providing accurate pricing, transaction, and inventory control. For more information, visit or call (888) 667-3769.

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Media Contact
Carla Krajewski
(603) 428-4411

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