Epicor LumberTrack 2019 Introduces New Features to Drive Business Optimization

LAS VEGAS - Epicor LBM User Conference November 13, 2018

New functions include new forecasting capabilities in addition to a purchasing API to extend LumberTrack software to fit the needs of lumber and wood products businesses

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced the new version of Epicor® LumberTrack™. The updates to LumberTrack software provide customers improved analytics functions that simplify both forecasting as well as the introduction of the Purchasing application programming interface (API). 

The new Forecasting Cube lets customers load, manage and compare multiple forecast quantity models, in near real-time, for up to four areas of your business. These include purchasing, consumption, production, and sales. It allows for simple maintenance of the forecasts, and the ability to forecast at any level of granularity, including location, species, grade, dryness, or length, among many other attributes, to give a concise picture of your inventory.

Purchasing API now available

Also new in this latest version of LumberTrack software is a Purchasing API that allows customers to extend LumberTrack software to fit their business needs. This new feature complements the Sales and Pricing API released last year, and is part of the company’s commitment to provide open solutions to the market that lets customers explore new ways to grow their business.

  • “Epicor LumberTrack software is an impressive system that revolves around the lumber business. The software frees up time and gives us the ability to improve ship times, develop more accurate projections, and ultimately enhance our customer service.”
  • - Chad Voyles, Chief Financial Officer, Neiman Enterprises

Other new features in Epicor LumberTrack 2019 include integrated production touchscreen for lumber, FiberTrack multi-company support and wild-card pricing support, and, many other new enhancements.

“The Epicor LumberTrack solution is used by top wood products producers, small specialty manufacturers, value-added remanufacturers, distributors, and buying groups,” said Ryan Filek, product manager, LumberTrack, Epicor Software. “It’s important we are able to keep up with industry needs and offer our customers the functionality they need in an easy-to-use package to help them grow their business. With the new functionality in the LumberTrack solution, businesses will be able to better analyze and forecast to reduce costs and maximize their return on inventory investment.”

The product and service offerings depicted in this document are produced by Epicor Software Corporation. Please note that some of the features and functionalities discussed in this announcement have not yet been made generally available for license. Further, Epicor reserves the right to never release search features and functionalities.