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Rutherford Names Brother Mobile Solutions as Certified Mobile Printer Provider

Alliance to Provide Fast-Paced Route Accounting and Direct Store Distribution Businesses With a Range of Versatile Mobile Wireless Printing Solutions

Broomfield, CO, September 7, 2013 – Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation and premier provider of desktop and mobile thermal printing products, has announced that Rutherford and Associates has named Brother™ as a fully certified mobile printer partner for its route accounting and direct store delivery (DSD) software solutions. Rutherford’s eoStar® Route Management software is used by leading producers, wholesalers and distributors of soft drinks, beer, wine, and snack foods across North America.

“We are honored to be recognized by Rutherford for our line of mobile wireless enabled printers”

“We are honored to be recognized by Rutherford for our line of mobile wireless enabled printers,” said David Crist, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. “Achieving accuracy, speed and efficiency in the fast-paced business of over-the-road route accounting can be tough, and we are proud to offer a range of rugged, reliable mobile printing solutions that help make the distributors’ and drivers’ jobs easier.”

Paul Rutherford, Vice President of Sales for Rutherford and Associates, added: “Our eoStar Software solution provides our customers with a complete business management solution, from the bottling plants to distribution centers to stores. The Brother portfolio of mobile wireless enabled printers provides the versatility, flexibility and reliability needed to complement our solutions.”

Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. offers a range of wireless enabled printers well-suited for use in mobile route accounting and direct store delivery applications, including:

  • RuggedJet™ mobile receipt and label printers. The compact mobile thermal printers are lightweight, easy to operate, and built to withstand the rigors of the road. Users can switch printing mode from receipts to labels in just seconds. Ideal for printing pre-sales documents, delivery receipts, invoices, end-of-day reports and returned-goods labels.
  • PocketJet® full-page mobile route accounting printers. Print a wide range of full-page documents, such as inventory and price lists, sales promos, catalog sheets and more. Easily mounted in vehicles, the compact thermal printers are simple to use and require no inks and no toners.

About Rutherford

Headquartered in Holland, Michigan, Rutherford develops direct store delivery (DSD) and route management software solutions to leading beverage, dairy and snack food wholesalers, distributors and vending operations across North America. Rutherford’s eoStar® Software is an innovative software package that integrates mobile device platforms with sales, distribution, warehouse and office operations. This comprehensive business management solution is utilized by some of the most successful modern beverage distributors. For more information, visit http://www.eostar.com

About Brother Mobile Solutions

Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation which had revenues of approximately $1.4 billion in fiscal year 2011. Brother International Corporation and its subsidiaries employ over 1,100 people in the Americas. For more information, visit www.brothermobilesolutions.com.

For more information, contact
Mary Howard
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc.
(303) 464-6707
mary.howard@brother.com
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