Tight Integration of Manufacturing and Financial Operations Gives Packaging Manufacturers a Solid Path to Profitability; New Features Optimize Processes from Shop Floor to Shipping to Customer Service
EPICOR INSIGHTS 2015 -- NASHVILLE, TENN., May 20, 2015 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for retail, manufacturing, distribution, and services organizations, today announced general availability of its latest version of its Epicor AVP product packaging software, which is now fully integrated with Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) 10
Financials. Packaging manufacturers now have the ability to leverage world-class financial management functionality to support improved financial transparency and to meet complex legislative requirements, while optimizing profitability.
Epicor AVP is designed specifically for retail or consumer packaging manufacturers to support accuracy, flexibility, efficiency and profitability in folding carton, rigid box and label estimating. The new AVP 5.0 release offers more than 70 enhancements and offers full integration to Epicor ERP
financials, delivering on Epicor's strategy to converge and extend functionality of its flagship solutions.
Integration with Epicor ERP Financials provides packaging manufacturers with tools and controls to automate and streamline financial processes and support timely financial monitoring, including:
- Accounts receivable, lockbox, credit and collections management.
- Accounts payable, electronic funds transfer, automated order matching.
- General ledger, allocations, consolidations and eliminations.
- Cash management, bank reconciliation, and statement interfaces.
- Payroll, fixed asset, and tax management.
- Budgeting, forecasting, and planning.
New Enhanced Features and Functionality
Additional key enhancements include improved customer issues tracking and Return Materials Authorization (RMA) processing to support customer satisfaction and quality assurance initiatives. A new feature gives manufacturers the ability to export shipping details in CSV-format files for offline shipping analysis and optimization. A new analysis and reporting package supports improved insights in key areas such as job costing, as well as overall shop floor productivity and decision making. The new release also provides support for the latest version of the Progress OpenEdge platform --Progress OpenEdge 11.
"Solid financial management and process efficiencies are essential to ensure profitability in the packaging industry," said Colin Walterson, Product Manager - Epicor Printing & Packaging, Epicor Software. "The newest version of Epicor AVP packaging manufacturing software offers manufacturers the opportunity to leverage Epicor's world-class financials package together with ERP that is purpose-built to support the specific needs of the packaging industry. Additional new product features are designed to optimize end-to-end manufacturing operations - from shop floor processes to shipping to customer service."
With applications designed specifically for the packaging industry, Epicor AVP packaging manufacturing software helps consumer packaging manufacturers gain a 360-degree view of their business. Epicor AVP packaging manufacturing makes folding carton, label, and display manufacturing businesses more competitive by helping owners maximize profitability through improved plant efficiency and customer satisfaction.
About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Austin, Texas, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.
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