eoStar User Forum 2018 PowerPoints

Rutherford and Associates recently held its biennial User Forum and technology conference at Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from August 13-16. During the forum, Rutherford and Associates presented customers with its path for the future, as well as leading discussion topics that related to new innovations and increased functionality in eoStar, eoTouch, eoTouchX, and eoWarehouse.

The User Forum was geared towards all areas of beverage distribution, including beer, wine, and soda. It was an opportunity for users to meet with other eoStar users and exchange ideas on how to maximize profits, streamline sales, and optimize operations.


Keynote Address

View Paul’s keynote address.


Admin Tools and Tips

Take a whirlwind tour of all things Admin: new ways to research and explore, updates to route settlement, and new methods to get the most out of support.

AP and Payroll

Get an overview of purchase and freight reconciliation, as well as employee commission updates.

eoStar CRM 

Explore this new feature that offers an exciting way to maintain and grow customer relations.

Finance Best Practices

Explore best practices on closing the month out, plus discover changes to Multi-Company functionality.

Fintech Price Solution

Discover a new approach to sending pricing and promotion documents to retailers.

Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft will present an overview of Dynamics 365 with useful scenarios in the eoStar context.

Streamlining eoStar

Learn a variety of tips and tricks and see some new tools to help make updating records and pricing more efficient. You’ll also see how to use new scheduled tasks to automate day-to-day tasks so that you can focus on the things that matter.


Analytics on the Go

Discover tools to help maximize sales opportunities at accounts: sales calculators, eoTouch Forecasting, product recommender, and mobile analytics.

Desktop Analytics (Forecasting and Reporting) 

Learn more about new forecasting tools, performance analysis with the Missed Opportunities Dashboard, and new ION Reports and features.


eoWarehouse: Favorite Features 

Whether you are a first time user or a seasoned pro, there will be something new to learn as we take a look at both new and existing features in WMS.

Inter-Warehouse Solutions 

Come investigate new tools and opportunities to help simplify the ever-changing demands of operating multiple warehouses.

Pick Processing and Opportunities 

Targeted as a split session, the first half will examine distributor use cases for the different picking functionalities and wrap up with an opportunity for open discussion on the topics with peers.

Planting the Seeds of WMS

Join us to learn what it takes to implement WMS so that you can begin reaping the rewards of a more accurate inventory picture.

Sales Collaboration

eoTouch In-Markets and Hot Shots

Discover a new approach to transferring product between retailers and how to move your old hot shot process into the modern age.

eoTouchX Merchandiser

Learn how our new eoTouch application for iOS and Android can enhance the way your merchandising team operates.

Maximizing eoTouch

Learn how to get the most out of walkarounds and why you should be using them if you’re not. See new and exciting features to help streamline the sales process.


Learn about MillerCoors Drive 2.0, SurveyLink, and EDI Updates.

Planogram Reset

Learn about the new eoStar Planogram feature, complete with JDA Space Planning import capabilities, to streamline your eoTouch Walkaround setups, Planogram Resets, and ensure your sales staff never miss a new placement.


Updated on August 28, 2018

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