SOURCE: Ross Computer Systems

Ross Computer Systems

May 17, 2011 09:00 ET

Pan-O-Gold Launches Ross 360 Degrees DSD for Its Manufacturing Operations

Major Midwest Bakery Completed Deployment of Ross 360 Degrees DSD at the Largest of Three Production Facilities

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - Ross Computer Systems, a leading provider of direct store delivery software solutions, announces Pan-O-Gold Baking Co. has deployed the Ross 360° DSD manufacturing solution to manage its extensive bakery operations.

With operations covering more than 420,000 combined square feet, Pan-O-Gold Baking Co., headquartered in St. Cloud, Minn., is one of the Midwest region's leading bakers and sellers of branded and private label baked goods. "We've built our business by being forward-looking without being bleeding edge," says Dan Cotton, Vice President of Manufacturing. "Selecting Ross 360° DSD for our facilities made perfect sense. We believe their software application is the leading solution for the bakery industry, and like Pan-O-Gold, they continue to stay ahead of the competition by offering a solution that will allow us to operate efficiently today and in the future."

Ross 360° DSD is a complete direct store delivery solution. It includes software for manufacturing, office operations and mobile operations. "We are proud to add Pan-O-Gold to a distinguished list of bakery customers we serve," says Darren Weiss, Manager of Sales and Marketing at Ross. "Bakery customers have many unique manufacturing processes that need to be tracked and managed. Our solution addresses all aspects of the manufacturing process from production scheduling to product reconciliation. Ross 360° DSD is built on our many years of experience working with bakery customers."

About Ross Computer Systems
Ross Computer Systems, a national provider of route accounting and direct-store-delivery solutions, offers unmatched expertise to clients deploying DSD systems. Based on 40-plus years in the industry, Ross Computer Systems has developed Ross 360° DSD, the most comprehensive route accounting/DSD offering on the market. Ross 360° DSD can be deployed as a complete DSD software platform, and easily integrates with other software applications. For more information, visit http:/

About Pan-O-Gold Baking Co.
Pan-O-Gold Baking Co. has a rich, 105-year history as an innovative leader in the bakery industry. Led by third-generation CEO Howard R. (Robin) Alton III, Pan-O-Gold has grown from a single plant to multiple production facilities, and in 2008 won the prestigious "Baker of the Year" award. With 1,100 employees, Pan-O-Gold produces some of the region's leading brands of baked goods for its customers -- brands including Country Hearth, Village Hearth, Holsum, Kids' Choice, and Lakeland. Pan-O-Gold is headquartered in St. Cloud, Minn. For more information, visit http:/

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Darren Weiss
    Sales and Marketing Manager
    Email Contact
    (212) 221-7677