Latest Epicor Eagle for the Aftermarket Software Release Offers Fast Download Process, Plus Numerous Enhancements

Category: Automotive

To thrive in today’s fast-paced economy, time-strapped parts distributors and jobbers must invest in technology solutions that help them work more efficiently and that evolve to meet their changing needs. Epicor Eagle for the Aftermarket software helps parts wholesalers Grow Beyond—offering users access to performance-enhancing tools faster than ever, thanks to an accelerated upgrade process.

Why Cloud Based ERP is Taking Over On-Premises ERP Software

Category: Cloud/SaaS

Cloud-based ERP systems are becoming increasing popular, especially among small and mid-size businesses. However, there are still reasons why some businesses may stick with a traditional, on-premises system. Let's take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of both types of ERP systems, and consider the best way to determine which is actually best for your particular company.

Epicor Wraps Up Sweepstakes for Epicor ISE Software Users and Names Final Winners of Professional-Grade Innova Scan Tools

Category: Automotive

All good things must come to an end, including the popular Epicor monthly sweepstakes for automotive service providers using the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) solution. The contest recently concluded with the announcement of the final two winners of professional-grade Innova scan tools—Patrick Hilt of Grismer Tire & Auto Service, Fairborn, Ohio, and James Dykes of Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers, Columbus, Ga.

What’s Cooking at Epicor University

Category: Epicor University

I love absolutely love to cook.  While others are binge-watching Stranger Things, I am mesmerized by the Barefoot Contessa and reruns of the French Chef. Ina Garten and Julia Child might seem like unlikely superstars, but they are royalty in the culinary world. Yet when my favorite foodies turn toward the realm of baking, I immediately tune out.

Epicor Congratulates ProSales 100 Honorees

Category: LBM

The ProSales 100 recognizes and honors the “nation’s 100-biggest pro-oriented building material distributors.” According to ProSales Magazine, the rankings are based on the dollar volume of sales to professional contractors. Epicor would like to congratulate this year’s honorees that utilize Epicor software solutions—31 of the ProSales 100 honorees are Epicor customers, including: #98 Wilson Lumber, #51 Star Lumber & Supply, #27 E.C. Barton & Co., #34 Sunroc Building Materials, #39 Kuiken Brothers, #65 HPM Building Supply, among others.

Postmodern ERP is Trending: What It Is and What It Can Do for You

Category: ERP

Our goal at Epicor has always been to make ERP more flexible and to reduce the amount of IT resources needed to integrate and customize the system. A few years ago, industry analyst firm Gartner recognized and validated this mission for the ERP industry as a whole -- sounding the call for postmodern ERP. Gartner describes postmodern ERP as a hybrid ERP ecosystem consisting of a loose confederation of on-premise software suites augmented with cloud-based applications.

Competing with Amazon—How to Differentiate Your Business and Win

Category: Retail Software

While the threat of Amazon is absolutely real, independent retailers continue to gain ground in the retail market. A recent Forbes article stated that retail physical store openings actually grew by more than 50 percent year-over-year.

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