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

August 27, 2018

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.


Brought to You by the Letters E and U

August 20, 2018

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.


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

August 17, 2018

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?


Do Brick and Mortar Retailers Have Better Pricing Than Amazon?

August 14, 2018

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 experience offered by brick-and-mortar shops. Take Amazon, the world-renowned online mega store. Most Americans believe Amazon's prices are lower than any other retailer.  


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

August 13, 2018

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: tracking inventory and customer relationship management. Their old system was no longer practical for the company's business needs. 


Epicor Returns as Title Sponsor of AWDA Business and Education Conference

August 06, 2018

Over the course of its 70-year history, the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Business and Education Conference has played a major part in boosting communication and collaboration among distributors and their key suppliers—one of the primary reasons why Epicor supported the 2017 conference as its first-ever title sponsor.


OPs Up Tos and EOQs OH My

August 05, 2018

Many businesses purchase an ERP system with the goal of automating their purchasing process. Instead of making manual buying decisions, the goal is to use the power of your ERP system to automatically generate purchase orders for the buyer to review and edit as necessary. This frees up the buyers time for more productive tasks like negotiating with vendors, analyzing new product lines, and expediting existing purchase orders. But the problem for many buyers is that the formulas and settings can seem intimidating.


Dalsin Industries Succeeding with Industry 4.0

August 04, 2018

Industry 4.0 is ushering in agile, affordable manufacturing fueled by technology enablers such as the IoT, 3D printing, cloud computing, mobile devices and big data. Embracing Industry 4.0 drives improved productivity and keeps costs down while ensuring quality and consistency across manufacturing processes globally. However, the amount of change manufacturing will need to navigate to grow in the Industry 4.0 era will be unprecedented.


Reaping the ROI of AP Automation

August 02, 2018

When used together, the ERP/accounting system and Docstar streamline the day-to-day mission-critical hand-offs to transform AP operations by extracting data from printed/typed documents, eliminating duplicate data entry and making it easy to retrieve data, review invoices, and push them along the AP workflow-automatically. Process efficiencies speed turnaround and ease the pressure on staffing levels, enabling AP departments to handle greater volume and save money. 


Gods Garage Uses Epicor ISE Software to Provide Reliable Vehicles for Single Mothers, Widows, and Wives of Military Veteran

August 02, 2018

God’s Garage, a non-profit automotive repair shop headquartered in Conroe, Texas, is on a mission to provide reliable, repaired vehicles to single mothers, widows, and wives of deployed military veterans. Now the charity is carrying on with that mission with the help of Epicor Integrated Service Estimator™ (ISE) mechanical service estimating software.


Rainier Deploys Digital Commerce to Make it Rain ROI

July 30, 2018

Based in Tukwila, Wash., Rainier Industries Ltd. fabricates display, shade, and shelter products. Established in 1896, the company got its start selling tents to prospective gold miners heading north in the Alaska Gold Rush. oday, Rainier has evolved into a diverse manufacturer of a variety of products including yurts, tents, awning and screen systems, industrial fabric products, as well as sports, retail and trade show graphics to regional, national, and Fortune 500 companies.


Epicor BisTrack Warehouse Management Now Available for iOS

July 24, 2018

All of the functionality of Epicor BisTrack™ Warehouse Management for Android is now available on Apple iOS devices. Our suite of BisTrack Warehouse Management applications includes: BisTrack Count, BisTrack Picking, and BisTrack Receipt. The BisTrack Warehouse Management apps have a responsive design that allows them to work well on an iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Mini, or iPod Touch. The availability of BisTrack Warehouse Management apps for iOS is another example of the continued investment by Epicor in solutions.