Whats new in the Epicor Learning Center

September is a time to come back to reality and leave the humidity-fog behind.  It’s time for a fresh start, a time to set new goals. Maybe it is all that rest that makes me able to think clearly?  If you are like me, it is the perfect time to start that new project that you’ve been putting off.  Get excited by the change and take advantage of the opportunities in the Epicor Learning Center.

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Epicor is a Software Advice FrontRunner for ERP Software

In order to stay competitive in today's business environment, businesses need a dependable and efficient way to store and access information. That's where enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems come into action - ERP systems integrate all facets of an enterprise into one comprehensive information system that can be accessed by individuals through the entire organization.

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Digital Commerce Strategies for Manufacturers

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 preferred option in a competitive marketplace.

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All Non-Stock Items Arent Created Equal

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 customers. On the surface it would appear to be a no-brainer to embrace non-stock item sales.

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To Scan or Not to Scan That is the Question

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.

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Is the Price Always Right

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 finding the “right” price. So what isIs the Price Always Right the right price? The exact dollar amount of the right price is different depending on the perspective. For the customer, the right price is the lowest price. For the distributors, the right price is the highest price. 

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Epicor iScala Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2018 International

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. These awards claim to be 'the only independent global business awards programme judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications from around the world'

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Industry 4 0 and Skills What Does it Mean for Jobs

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 jobs could soon become obsolete. Technology developments-including advancements in AI, IoT and robotics-all driven by what is known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution have led to speculation in recent years that many industrial jobs could soon become obsolete. 

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Who Knew There Were So Many eCommerce Options?

As I was doing my holiday shopping this year, I started to think about how often I choose to shop online versus in the retail store. 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.

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Special Order Tracking Gets Easier for Vision Users with Integration of GCommerce Virtual Inventory Cloud

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 change that with a new feature available.

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Brought to You by the Letters E and U

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 name in education. Kermit the Frog of Sesame Street. The basic idea behind dual coding is that there are two separate brain pathways for encoding information into memory, one verbal and one visual.

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Innovative New Epicor PartExpert GFX eCatalog Interface Helps Users Increase Accuracy, Efficiency, and Sales

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 picture that you can click on for a deeper look at the individual components that make up the part?

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