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  • Prophet 21 Distribution Software

    Powerful Tools for Digital Distribution

    Your biggest competitors have spent millions developing the digital tools that have reshaped customer and employee expectations. To keep up, you need to collect and harness the same powerful data and build online experiences that drive engagement and sales volume. With a half-century of distribution experience, Epicor Prophet 21 helps distributors grow with cloud or on-premises ERP systems that keep them healthy and thriving in today’s highly competitive marketplace.

    Epicor New Prophet 21

    Drive Sales Growth

    Focus on your customers, not your software. Work from any device and meet your customers where they are.

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    Improve Profitability

    With decades of distribution experience, Epicor can help you stay profitable.

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    “Epicor is a thought leader, and we’ll continue to invest in their technology and take advantage of the tools they bring to the table.”
    Scott John Wiborg, President | Stellar Industrial Supply

    Set Yourself Apart

    Exceed customers’ expectations for speed and reliability with improved supply chain efficiency from Prophet 21.

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    “Epicor gives us the tools, and then works with us to make sure the tools all work well.”
    Kathy Johnson, Manager | Manager, Customer Satisfaction | Electro-Matic Products, Inc.

    Drive Employee Engagement and Productivity

    Set up Prophet 21 workflows and windows to be more productive—no development experience needed.

    • Build hassle-free workflows with highly configurable software
    • Provide user personalization without touching the source code
    • Create mobile portals and learning management systems
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    “The breadth and depth of knowledge of the Epicor staff is a huge resource to us. Epicor is a progressive, leading-edge company we want to be associated with.”
    Renee Lytle, CFO | E.B. Horsman & Son

    Capabilities
    Business Intelligence

    Get greater visibility into your business and make better decisions with Epicor Data Analytics.

    eCommerce Solutions

    Offer customers and partners a modern digital shopping experience with eCommerce solutions.

    Customer Relationship Management

    Manage customer and prospect data, quotes, orders, invoices, multi-level pricing contracts, and more.

    Finance and Accounting

    Manage payments, collections, rebates, commissions, taxes, currency exchange rates, and more.

    Supply Chain Management

    Manage all aspects of your supply chain more efficiently from forecasting to fulfillment.

    Service and Maintenance

    Manage services dispatch, preventative maintenance, warranties, and service orders.

    Sales and Marketing

    Analyze customer buying trends, improve margins with strategic pricing, and stay connected from the sales field.

    Mobility Solutions

    Keep your staff productive in the warehouse, in the field, or on the road by letting them work from any device.

    Prophet 21 Technology

    Cloud-Ready


    Deploy Epicor ERP in the cloud or on premises, with the option to change your deployment model as your business grows.

    Web-Enabled


    Run Prophet 21 on any browser, any device, anywhere in the world—no terminal service licenses are required.

    Configurable


    Customize fields, personalize views, and enact your own business logic. Prophet 21 adapts to your needs, not the other way around.

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    Find out what makes the most recent release of Prophet 21 so transformative.

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  • Epicor Distribution Blog

    • Solid Partnership for 20 Years

      Munch's Supply Company is one of the leading heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment parts, and supplies distributors in the United States. Over the past 20 years, Munch's has continually expanded from their New Lenox, Illinois headquarters to 10 additional warehouses and store centers. 

    • Get Planning to Get Growing
      High-growth companies are powered by people who understand what it takes to get set for growth. Individuals with the vision and drive to take their business to the next level- we call these people the Grow Getters.


    • Largest Full-Service Distributor of Shoe Repair in U.S. Retains Leadership

      Southern Leather Company is the largest full-service distributor of shoe repair and store supplies in the United States. Founded in 1912, the company is a fourth-generation family business with warehouses in six major American cities. It carries widely recognized merchandise from leading vendors— including nearly 20,000 in-stock items ranging from fitting aids and care products to buckles, fasteners, cleaners, and foot-related medical accessories.

    • Going Mobile to Disappear
      Being a showroom salesperson is a demanding job. In addition to intimately knowing the products on the showroom floor and in the warehouse, you are expected to remember where the product is, if it has special pricing, what products substitute for it and what companion products to sell with it. On top of that, you are typically on your feet for most of the day traveling well-worn paths around the showroom floor. Today’s digital distributors are utilizing digital tools like smartphones and tablets to address these challenges and grow in-store sales.


    • Johnstone Supply Partners with Epicor Eclipse to Help Distributors Grow Business
      Johnstone Supply is the top HVAC/R wholesale cooperative in the country and a recognized national leader in the HVAC/R distribution industry. Over the years, Epicor and Johnstone Supply have worked together to create Epicor Eclipse features, functionality, and services designed exclusively for Johnstone’s member-owner distributors, such as automatic updates of product, pricing, and costing data, inventory sharing and visibility, automatic updates of purchase orders with advance shipment notification, dedicated Johnstone implementation processes and training resources, and Johnstone data conversion specialists and system setup experts. 


    • How to Free Your Data
      Business Intelligence (BI) applications while not new have certainly become more accessible to the small to mid-sized business. The features are just as powerful as the applications which cost tens of thousands of dollars but provide an implementation and user experience which is modern, mobile and cloud-based. 


    • Gain Insights from your Systems’ Data

      Ask a hundred people what Business Intelligence software is and you’ll get two hundred different answers. Over the last few years there have been a number of new Business Intelligence (BI) applications released to the market. The Cloud and mobile are driving new capabilities in being able to access, create and share data in ways that haven’t been possible before or affordable to do so. 

    • It’s Time to Transform
      As a Distributor you have very big challenges in front of you as the competition is increasing and margins are decreasing. You wish this were reversed but it’s not. The Cloud is driving some of this pressure as your competitors are implementing new software solutions to help them improve margins and stand out from the crowd. Maybe it’s time to look at how BI software in the Cloud, sometimes referred to as Software as a Service (SaaS), can help you.


    • Put Your Head in the Cloud
      Cloud computing continues to drive business transformations across the Distribution industry. And that is not marketing hype. Look at the latest industry news, you’ll find multiple stories on how the "Cloud” is changing Distribution. Some of the times for the positive and other times for the negative. If you haven’t felt the impact of the Cloud within your business you will, either in how you run it or how your competition is using it.


    • Get the Right Insights into Your Distribution Business
      Bob Dylan wrote, "If you’re not busy being born, you’re busy dying ." The same seems to be true in the context of operating a distribution business. The wholesalers who are most energized and, often, most successful, are the ones who understand that technology is a sales and profit enabler- not a cost center. They are continually looking for ways to grow their business, harvest additional competitive value from their systems, and when those systems have been maxed out, they carefully select a new system with proven potential to drive their growth for over the next several years. 


  • Epicor solutions are designed around the unique operational needs of distributors and are available in the cloud, hosted, or on premises.

    Now, distributors can better manage complexity and focus on growth.

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