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All Non-Stock Items Aren’t Created Equal

Published: 9/11/2018

Category: Distribution

Just about all distributors do some portion of their sales via non-stock items. For some, it’s very limited and only done when necessary. Others embrace non-stock item sales as a way to provide more value to their ...

Digital Commerce Strategies for Manufacturers: Customer Jour...

Published: 9/11/2018

Category: Manufacturing

Manufacturers focused on growth are finding it by discovering more about their customers’ business problems and providing solutions for them. This opens new opportunities for manufacturers to stand out as the pref...

To Scan or Not to Scan

Published: 9/6/2018

Category: Distribution

I'm always amazed at how varied distributors opinions are towards utilizing bar code scanning in their warehouse operation. Many distributors swear by it, indicating that it’s critical to their business.

Is the Price Always Right?

Published: 9/4/2018

Category: Distribution

I'm always amazed at the variety of pricing strategies used by distributors. Cost plus, list less, fixed pricing, and the old stand-by, gut-feel - they all have their strengths and weaknesses. But the ultimate goal is f...

Epicor iScala Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2018 Internati...

Published: 8/30/2018

Category: ERP

I'm delighted to announce that our business management software solution, Epicor iScala, has been named the gold winner in the Enterprise Product of the Year, Software category at this year's Best in Biz Awards. Th...

As the Bank of England Talks Industry 4.0 and Skills, What D...

Published: 8/28/2018

Category: Manufacturing, Technology Innovation

Recent technology developments—including advancements in AI, IoT and robotics—all driven by what is known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) have led to speculation in recent years that many industrial j...

Special Order Tracking Gets Easier for Vision Users

Published: 8/27/2018

Category: Automotive

The phrase "special order" can stir feelings of dread in even the most battle hardened parts professional, as the process of acquiring such components often involves significant time and effort. Epicor hopes to ch...

Who Knew There Were So Many eCommerce Options?

Published: 8/27/2018

Category: Distribution

When you discuss eCommerce, people immediately think of a web storefront. But for many distributors there are several different aspects for offering an eCommerce omni-channel. Let’s look at a few.

Brought to You by the Letters E and U

Published: 8/20/2018

Category: Epicor University

When designing educational materials that are primarily absorbed via video, which is precisely what I do all day every day, it pays to return to my roots – to some of my earliest learning experiences – to a big na...

Innovative New Epicor PartExpert GFX eCatalog Interface

Published: 8/17/2018

Category: Automotive

The automotive aftermarket continues to evolve at a rapid pace, but if there’s one constant truth among all the changes it’s this—when it comes to automotive parts, a picture is worth 1,000 words. But what about a ...

Do Brick and Mortar Retailers Have Better Pricing Than Amazo...

Published: 8/14/2018

Category: Retail Software

It's a common knowledge that online shopping is easy and convenient. But despite the robust mobile applications, eCommerce capabilities, and other technology advancements, consumers still embrace the tactile exper...

From a Production-Driven Business Model to a Buy-and-Sell Mo...

Published: 8/13/2018

Category: Retail Software

Established family-owned businesses often have challenges with adopting new technologies to meet customer demands. Weston Nurseries, a fourth-generation lawn and garden business, was faced with these challenges: t...

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