Epicor Vision®: Record 100+ users attend St. Pete event; Vision 11.9 coming soon

May 21, 2019

The ultimate measure of any ERP solution is the level of engagement of its users, who play vital roles in shaping the direction of product development and helping their peers learn to fully leverage the solution’s capabilities. By this or any other measure, the Epicor Vision platform has achieved an entirely new level of success as seen in the February user group meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Plus-Size Your Eagle Advantage–2 great new mobile apps for Eagle users on the go

May 16, 2019

Participants at the recent Eagle® for the Aftermarket user group meeting also got to see two optional new Eagle tools in action: Eagle Mobile+™, a comprehensive inventory management application; and Epicor Scheduling+®, an employee scheduling, assignment, and timeclock application.


Eagle for the Aftermarket: User group meeting an amazing experience looking ahead to Eagle 28

May 06, 2019

Spending a few days in February in southern Florida sounded good to Eagle users residing in northern states and Canada. It turned out to be an invaluable experience for all who attended the Eagle for the Aftermarket User Group Meeting in St. Petersburg. Beyond great weather and a record turnout, the event offered an agenda packed with valuable information.


The True Cost of ‘Good Enough’

May 03, 2019

I recently attended the annual Epicor Insights conference for non-automotive retail, wholesale and service businesses. The event’s theme was “Elevate,” and thousands of Epicor users attended with that exact goal in mind: finding ways to elevate their businesses for faster, more profitable growth.


Epicor Unveils Epicor Retail Cloud

April 23, 2019

We are excited to announce the availability of Epicor Retail Cloud, with robust point of sale (POS) and store management capabilities, designed for select specialty retail markets.


Phocas and Epicor Data Analytics Receive 28 Top Rankings in BARC’s The BI Survey 18

March 14, 2019

The Phocas-powered Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) has outperformed many of the larger BI providers in many categories in BARC's annual survey of business intelligence software users. For certain key performance indicators (KPIs), Phocas and EDA ranked higher than IBM Cognos, MS Power BI, Qlik Sense, sales-I, and Tableau, among others, finishing on top in 28 categories while being named a leader in 25 categories in three different peer groups. 


Gartner Cloud ERP

March 04, 2019

As businesses shift away from traditional on-premises systems to cloud-based ERP, they are taking advantage of new capabilities to improve their business and optimize processes. Recently, Gartner published a new cloud ERP-focused report called, “2019 Critical Capabilities for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Midsize Enterprises.”


Epicor ERP Named to Constellation ShortList™ for Enterprise Cloud Finance

February 23, 2019

Last week Constellation Research announced its Constellation ShortList™ for Enterprise Cloud Finance products in Q1 2019. The technology vendors included in the Constellation ShortList offer the key requirements for early adopters pursuing digital transformation initiatives, and we're proud to see Epicor ERP on this list.


Epicor to Offer Epicor FFL Compliance Manager™ Customers New Options from FFLGuard for Federal Firearms Compliance Assistance

February 01, 2019

Epicor originally created FFLCM to streamline transaction entry, reduce non-compliance risk, and quickly and easily generate the necessary reports for ATF inspections or inquiries. Customers already have access to consulting firms for assistance with regulatory matters; however, both FFLCM and federal firearms regulations have evolved since we first launched the product in 2016.


Epicor Announces Latest Scan Tool Winners in Promotion for Epicor Integrated Service Estimator Users

October 22, 2018

Epicor is happy to announce the winners of the January 2018 Epicor ISE drawing—an ongoing sweepstakes promotion for automotive service providers using the Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) solution. The contest is co-sponsored by Innova Electronics Corporation.


Epicor Launches PartExpert eCatalog Targeted to the Mexican Market

October 02, 2018

Through its industry-leading eCatalog products, Epicor aims to help users drive increased productivity, order accuracy, sales and other improvements that are vital to continuous success in a competitive environment. The company recently extended these advantages to Mexico with the launch of a new PartExpert eCatalog solution covering vehicles operated throughout the Mexican market, including many that are unique to it.


Rebalancing Your Inventory Like Your Retirement Accounts

September 21, 2018

Start the process by analyzing your inventory and identifying underperforming items. There are several metrics you can use for this purpose, including: turns, turn and earn, or gross margin return on investment (GMROI)-just to name a few. The differences between the metrics are illustrated as follows using the generic Item-X, with an annual sales of $100,000, cost of goods sold (COGS) of $80,000, gross margin percentage of 20 percent, and average inventory of $20,000.