Prophet 21 enterprise software solution for wholesale distribution, utilizes a Windows-based platform and a Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database. This technology gives Prophet 21the familiarity of other Windows programs and can shorten the learning curve for new users. Prophet 21 includes the following functionality:
order management, which features one-screen quote and order entry, customer relationship management (CRM), and pricing and availability features;
inventory management, which can help reduce inventory levels while improving customer service;
warehouse management, which provides flexible real-time control, and is designed to help minimize inventory losses, decrease shipping errors, and increase profitability;
purchasing, which automates processes from a centralized location in order to optimize buying power and inventory levels across multiple warehouses and stocking locations;
financial management, which includes real-time general ledger capabilities as well as cash collections and accounts receivable processes;
and reporting and analysis.
In addition, Prophet 21 is fully compatible with Trading Partner Connect, which can help streamline the commerce process between distributors, manufacturers/suppliers, and end users. Prophet 21 can be implemented either on site or remotely via an application service provider (ASP) or a hardware hosting option.