Prophet 21 Wholesale 7.0

By Jim Martin

Prophet 21 (Yardley, Pa.) has announced the general availability of Prophet 21 Wholesale 7.0, its distribution-centric software. The newest release includes XML-based business-to-business communications, electronic commerce eStore integration and graphically oriented decision-making applications.

The XML feature provides wholesale distributors with seamless business-to-business communication. With the launch of the Prophet 21 Knowledge Management Center, users will now be able to see data snapshots of important company measurements such as product line performance. The e-commerce integration capabilities allow wholesale distributors to maintain eStores and offer online customer self-service.

“Prophet 21 Wholesale 7.0 is the essential tool for distribution-centric businesses in the new ‘Click and Mortar’ digital economy. Our seamless eStore integration capabilities will make Internet commerce a feasible and profitable operation for wholesale distributors,” says Charles L. Boyle, president and CEO of Prophet 21. “The new Knowledge Management Center will help managers analyze and take control of corporate information, all without significant dependence on their information technology staff.”

Additional features in Prophet 21 Wholesale 7.0 include a warehouse management system, data connectors, custom forms, multi-stage processing, and multi-company security.