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GERS Retail Systems Partners With Lightstone Group To Offer Routing And Scheduling Solutions To Its Retail Clients

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GERS Retail Systems is leased to announce an official alliance partnership with Lightstone group to provide GERS clients with a routing and scheduling optimization software system. "This new feature will help our clients better manage their delivery resources in the field with improved customer service that will also increase productivity and efficiency while reducing costs," said Dennis Conforto, GERS Vice President. "We believe the Lightstone interface will be just as exciting for our clients and prospects as it is for us." Lightstone's RiMMS (Resources in Motion Management System) brings solutions to industries where scheduling, dispatching, and routing play a big part in overall operations. Companies with vehicles or people in the field delivering, collecting, transporting, or performing services can save money while experiencing improved customer service. The system's fast, powerful optimizer maximizes time and cost while taking into account a variety of business rules entered into RiMMS from the user's database. The system integrates sophisticated mapping technology to display full-color maps and provide precise driving directions for each route. In addition, updates in real-time allows last-minute changes to routes and schedules. "We are delighted to partner with an industry leader like GERS," said Kenneth Bob, Lightstone CEO. "We look forward to serving the home delivery and field service needs of this exciting market." Headquartered in Mineola, New York, Lightstone Group is an acknowledged leader in the routing, scheduling and logistics software domain. Their customers include The New York Times, Whirlpool Corporation, Tuscan Lehigh Dairy, Jordan's Furniture, P.C. Richards (consumer appliances), and Hub Group. Built within an Oracle relational database to facilitate optimal growth, the GERS Sequel System is a comprehensive management tool that alleviates retailers of manual tasks by providing real-time automation of integral daily tasks such as sales, inventory, merchandising, and accounting, with the flexibility to adapt the system to their individual needs. San Diego-based GERS Retail Systems provides fully integrated, Open Systems computer solutions software, hardware, and comprehensive training for department stores, specialty stores, Home Furnishings retailers, and Consumer Electronics/Wireless retail operations. For more informaiton on Lightstone and RiMMS delivery scheduling software contact hugh@lighstone.com

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