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Epicor ERP Platform Supports Mobility and Cloud Developments

Category: Cloud/SaaS ERP

A recent article on detailed the new release of the Epicor ERP platform and its enhanced features for international business, new mobile access, and cloud deployment options. Quoting Malcolm Fox, vice president of product marketing at Epicor, the article notes that Epicor ERP 10.1 "has new international features that will help customers adhere to local business practices, while the social collaboration capabilities will help build knowledge networks that can help manufacturers handle transitions when experienced employees move on.

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How Leading Manufacturing Organizations Select ERP to Support Their Growth Strategies

Category: ERP Manufacturing

According to Aberdeen’s Business Management and ERP Study, the number one challenge facing today’s manufacturers is "managing growth expectations": As organizations grow, they are faced with more complex operations and decisions, are exposed to more competitors, and incur increased costs that must be minimized. In cases such as these, manufacturers should rely on their technology environment and access to accurate data in order to do much of the heavy lifting.

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How ERP Can Help Fuel Your Growth

Category: ERP

Business growth is a complex path that’s both full of promise and fraught with challenge. Recent global research  commissioned by Epicor and conducted by MORAR Consulting shows that while growth is a top objective that manufacturers expect to achieve, they’re concerned about their ability to manage it.
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BI: Linking Time-Tested Business Sense to Modern Technologies

Category: Distribution ERP

There’s no doubt about it – the distribution industry is rapidly changing, spurred on by trends like e-commerce and cloud-based infrastructure while creating new challenges for distribution professionals to overcome.
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ERP Selection Tips for Make-to-Stock Manufacturers

Category: ERP Manufacturing

A make-to-stock manufacturing company that builds discrete products for inventory faces key business challenges.  In this environment, finished products are manufactured and shipped based on demand forecasts issued by the customer base, therefore it is critical to accurately forecast customer demand and create inventory replenishment plans.
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The Dangers of Unplanned Growth

Category: Distribution ERP Manufacturing

Profitable growth is a hallmark of a thriving business. When growth goes according to plan, it can feel like you’re sailing along the high seas in a magnificent ocean liner that can’t fail. But how about when growth doesn’t go according to plan or when it’s fueled by surprise surges in demand? In sharp contrast to planned growth, unplanned growth can be daunting and overwhelming—like bailing water out of a sinking ship. 
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ERP in 2016: Top Trends

Category: ERP Manufacturing

With the turn of the calendar comes a raft of predictions for the coming year, and so it is with trends in enterprise resource planning (ERP). Among the most interesting trends are six put forth by Panorama Consulting, Manufacturing Business
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