Looking For Another ERP Solution? Look Into Epicor ERP

Epicor is a popular software vendor that has grown to 4,000 employees and 33,000 customers since its start in 1972. It’s won several awards over its lifetime and has been recognized by analyst firms as a visionary ERP product. It’s a global ERP solution that provides choice, flexibility and agility that will help you drive growth throughout your business. It’s designed for small and medium-sized companies, and specifically for those in manufacturing, distribution, retail and services.

Epicor is available through three portals; cloud-based, on-premise or hosted. It’s designed using a service-oriented architecture with modules that you can purchase as you require. This lets you not only choose what features to include but how it’s implemented.

Epicor ERP Offers A Range Of Services

It offers services from financial management to handling inventories. It includes functionalities for accounting, inventory control, pre-production materials planning and manufacturing execution (MES). Epicor can be used from quoting through shipping, including shop floor MES. It supports stronger, fact-based decisions with robust, built-in analytics so you can:

  • Easily access to critical key performance indicators to monitor product profitability.
  • Drill into data quickly to ensure your products are priced for both maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Make informed decisions with predictive analytics that help you understand the impact of engineering changes and optimize inventory utilization.

It includes modules for:

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Production Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Point-of-Sale (POS)
  • eCommerce

You can also purchase modules for product lifecycle management (PLM), business performance management (BPM), and quality performance management (QPM). You can use Epicor ERP in a single or multi-site setting.

Epicor ERP Is Customizable

Epicor is easy to set up, modify, and customize. You can link it to third-party applications like Microsoft Power BI and Excel.

Epicor continues to add features and modules, and its advanced scheduling provides a drag-and-drop customizable dashboard with real-time updates, so you can easily track jobs on the shop floor.

It’s A Single-End-To-End Solution

You can use Epicor ERP to:

  • Measure, monitor and track your entire business from the shop floor to your executive suites, and from raw materials to your final product.
  • Increase efficiency with actionable, real-time visibility into your operations.
  • Control and reduce costs and streamline processes.
  • Incorporate and adapt to new manufacturing processes and evolve business strategies.

Epicor offers mobile applications for Android and iOS that are available in Google Play and Apple’s App Store.

In Summary

Epicor ERP is a full-featured solution if you need an effective system for handling all of your business processing needs. It will help you incorporate major business operations into a single solution. The software is modular in format, letting you decide which features should be included in your plan.

Do you need help deciding on an ERP solution for your manufacturing business in South Bend, Goshen, Elkhart or anywhere in Michiana? Contact Blue Star IT Services & Solutions for a complimentary IT Assessment to get started.

In the meantime, stay up to date on what’s happening in the world of IT and how it can impact your manufacturing business. Visit our Blog where you’ll find informative articles each month.

Published on 1st February 2019 by Jon Morningstar

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