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.


Brake & Equipment Warehouse Upgrading to Epicor Vision

September 20, 2018

Epicor customer Brake & Equipment Warehouse, a leading automotive parts distributor based in Minneapolis, Minn., is accelerating its business processes with plans to upgrade from Epicor Ultimate business management software to the next-generation Epicor Vision distribution management system.


They Call Themselves Jergens Industrial Supply We Call it Break Through Innovation

September 19, 2018

Like many distributors, Jergens Industrial Supply found itself needing to think outside-of-the-box to reinvent its value proposition in the midst of disruptive forces. These included increased competition from industrial supply behemoths with vast order volume and buying power, as well as the need to cater to an uber empowered customer base that recognizes it has many buying options.


Whats new in the Epicor Learning Center

September 14, 2018

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.


Epicor is a Software Advice FrontRunner for ERP Software

September 14, 2018

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.


All Non-Stock Items Arent Created Equal

September 11, 2018

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.