September 20, 2014

Why SourceWare is Different


Why we are different?

New Technology

Browser Based – LAMP Technology – Use Firefox, Chrome, Safari
Mobile Ready – works with any mobile device – use responsive design
Eliminate 3rd Party License Fees – LAMP Technology provided without traditional License fees. i.e. Microsoft, IBM, etc.
Linux Server – can be on premise or hosted – client owns and controls its’ data
Integrated Report Generator and Sales Analytics (Web Query) – No need for Mits, Phocas, etc.
All Code Developed and Written in America
30 Years of Distribution Experience – Replaced Infor/ Epicor, etc. * – e.g., ARRAY, Acclaim, Shims, DDI
Open Database – MySQL – Open vs. License Proprietary, i.e. IBM, Microsoft
Scales well – Clients from 5 Users with one location to to 120 User over 13 locations

Everything Under One Roof

Integrated Delivery / Signature Capture – No Third Part products are required.
Integrated CRM – Lead tracking and follow-up, internal Task management
Integrated Business Intelligence – No need for Mits, Phocas, etc.
Integrated e-Commerce – Fully integrated to ERP database using Word Press for Company Content
Integrated Document Handling – Integrated document email and fax processing included in base system

Additional Feature/Functionality

Cut Wire Control – Ability to stock and select wire lengths from reels for sales orders
Truck Routing – Truck Routing based on Ship via and zipcodes for routes
Live google Address Mapping – Address links allow on-line access to Google maps
Catalog and Flyer Builder – Builds multi- item pdf style catalogs and item flyers
Multi-layered Sales Commission – Included as part of base system
Integrated PCI Complaint CC System – Integration with Paytrace using the json model. Allows for storing credit cards
Integrated Service Module – Fully integrated Field Service module

Our Experience

30 years in Business
100’s of man- years of Distribution Experience

DTG will remain the most trusted solution for delivering “open” supply chain technology solutions to Distributors.  We believe that Technology is a tool that should leverage the power inherent in our client’s business – their people, processes and data. 

In order to do this, we use, understanding, simplicity and independence.  These values are woven into our business practices, software and application designs.


SourceWare ERP for Distribution – We understand your business

  • SourceWare ERP technical support combined with DTG industry knowledge

  • Fully integrated system including e-Commerce, Warehouse management, Deliveries, BI

  • Maintenance & support fees decrease annually saving distributor thousands of  $$ per year

DTG Hand Holding App

Feature Functionality

  • Order Servicing -connect with your customer seamlessly via tablets and smart phones.
  • Sales Order visibility – allows your customers to place or check orders anywhere, anytime.
  • Field level privileges to protect sensitive cost information
  • Catalog, Item, and Item Alias search by Customer, Number, and Description
  • Cost Plus pricing based on Vendor cost
  • Purchasing and Inventory Management including Non-Stock and Lot Billing
  • Special Pricing Agreements (SPA’s) and Manufacturer Rebates.
  • Fully Integrated CRM (third party in many systems).
  • Integrated External Vendor Catalog, e.g., Trade Service, IDEA, Custom Catalog, Industry Databases.
  • Integrate Trade Service Commodity Code levels into Item list
  • Define the Trade Service cost column used by each Vendor
  • Browse and search the full Trade Service catalog (Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Industrial)
  • Manufacturer spec sheet and image are viewable from order entry
  • Manufacturer spec sheet and image links available on Quote, Sales Order Fully Featured Service Module with integrated accounting and inventory control for your mid-sized contractor and commercial customers
  • Automatic update of catalog and converted Items
  • Robust Financial Management Including Credit and collections module with drill down to detail
  • Integrated Signature Capture
  • One-click conversion from catalog to sellable Item including Vendor and pricing setup
  • Option to convert to new sellable Item or to setup as additional sourcing for existing item (to support “Big Bin”)
  • Define “parent” relationships between Vendors to consolidate sourcing and payables
  • Import custom Price Sheets with distributor specific (net) pricing
  • Catalog, Item, and Item Alias search by Customer, Number, and Description
  • Industry Standard Margin Calculation
  • Ability to re-price one or many order lines with a targeted margin
  • Ability to select “Customer Favorite Items” based on history and add to order
  • Markups defined by Customer Type, Customer, Product Category and Item
  • Ability to issue available inventory and ship from sales order entry window
  • Ability to print shipping and acknowledgement forms from shipping window
  • Sales Commissions reporting based on gross margin
  • Lost Sales reporting
  • EDI capability

Optional Modules (third party with many software providers)

  • Fully Integrated Warehouse Management System
  • Fully Integrated B2B/B2C ecommerce
  • Fully Integrated Business Intelligence
ERP Features