Epicor Expands Cloud Based ERP Solutions to Middle East

Epicor Software currently serves the ERP market across many countries, from the U.S to the U.K., Latin America, and more. These services range from your typical on-premise ERP solutions to cloud-based ERP systems. Now, Epicor has found that it is time to expand their reach for cloud-based solutions into the Middle East and Egypt.
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Choosing the Best Automotive ERP Solution

Automotive manufacturers are faced with solving a difficult puzzle: how do we design a better product while decreasing cost? Luckily, the answer to this question has already been solved. Automotive ERP can help to bring about collaboration, increase innovation and manage the supply chain to become more efficient and reducing costs. However, this brings about another big questions. What is the best automotive ERP choice? Below we take a look at Epicor automotive ERP, one of many great options for the automotive industry.
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How to Choose the Right Engineer to Order ERP

There are quite a few different types of manufacturing models that all require a specific process, a specific way of running things and a specific type of accounting process. Luckily there are quite a few different ERP systems on the market that are made to specifically address different types of manufacturing modes like engineer to order ERP.
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Advanced Planning and Scheduling Module 101

There are so many different modules that exist in different ERP systems. Two modules in two different ERP systems may have the exact same function but completely different names. This can get extremely confusing, especially when you are trying to decide what ERP system would be the best fit for your company. In this blog post, we are going to highlight some of the most important features in an Advanced Planning and Scheduling module so you can decide if the ERP system you’re considering will be able to get the job done.

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Medical Device ERP: Creating Efficiencies

In the first part of our medical device ERP series, we covered the basics of what you should look for in a medical device ERP system. The ability to manage rapid growth, product traceability, regulatory compliance and customer satisfaction were all top of the list for an ERP system. In this second part of the series, we will be covering how to create manufacturing efficiency using medical device ERP.

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Medical Device ERP: The Basics

Whether you are a manufacturer of medical devices or are a manufacturer providing parts for medical devices, the industry has a lot of requirements. These requirements are set in place to ensure the consumer is receiving a device that is safe to use, which is understandable, however, manufacturers are expected to meet these demands while reducing costs and lowering prices. Medical device ERP can help with this task, and many others, but how do you know which ERP system is right for your business? We’re going to take a look at the basics of what medical device ERP should do.

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Eliminating Common Pain Points with Energy ERP

Oil and gas companies need specific technology to meet their business needs. Unlike your mom and pop shop down the road, they are typically working in multiple locations and dealing with multiple stakeholders. These situations present unique needs when it comes to accounting, visibility and data. The answer to eliminating these pain points for oil and gas companies is by implementing an Energy ERP specific solution that is made to handle these unique situations. Below, we’ve highlighted the 4 major challenges facing oil and gas companies and how Energy ERP can help.

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The Top 5 Challenges of Rubber and Plastics Manufacturers Solved

Rubber and plastics manufacturers can face unique challenges that are not faced by other discrete manufacturers. Rubber and plastics manufacturers are facing high demand for their products and are two of the largest sectors for manufacturing. To be able to reach all of this demand while staying lean and efficient, rubber and plastic manufacturers are taking advantage of ERP. ERP can solve some of the biggest challenges these manufacturers are facing. Below are 5 of the biggest concerns facing rubber and plastics manufacturers and how ERP can help.
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Is It Time To Upgrade To Cloud ERP?

About ten years ago, on-premise ERP systems were the norm, which meant long, drawn out and disappointing ERP implementations were also the norm. Thanks to this, about three quarters of business leaders are not happy with their ERP system, but they are not willing to make a change either. On-premise ERP is not the only option anymore. Cloud systems have quicker implementation times, are easily upgraded and are better at giving real-time data. So how do you know it’s time to upgrade to cloud ERP?

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Cloud ERP Gives Higher ROI For Less Money

Cloud ERP suffered a tough break out into the ERP landscape. At the very beginning, many customers were concerned about security and reliability issues. However, once those fears had been put to rest, cloud ERP has become extremely popular, especially for small businesses. These applications give functionality to small businesses that was previously only available to large corporations. To add to the appeal of cloud ERP, a recent study by Nucleus Research shows that it is also giving more back to customers at a higher rate than an on-premise solution would.
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Implementing Epicor ERP Using 3 Painless Tips

Starting the implementation process of a new ERP system is always a nerve-wracking situation for a company. You’re taking the first step into changing the entire process of how your business runs. Although it will change your business for the better by allowing your system to run smoothly and more efficiently, this big type of change can still cause fears for both executives and team members. If you’re a manufacturing company that needs a lot of automated functionality, implementing Epicor ERP is probably your best option. However, to get everything out of the system you need to make sure you implement it right.
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What’s Holding You Back from Embracing Cloud ERP?

Cloud-based software is growing quickly in ERP circles. Vendors are increasingly moving their services over to the cloud creating a huge boom in sales. Since cloud ERP is not hosted on premise, but rather the information is stored with the vendor, the cost of cloud applications are exponentially cheaper for small businesses. Gartner expects the cloud ERP market to grow by $17.7 billion in 2016. Even with this huge boom, however, a lot of businesses are still apprehensive about the cloud.
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6 Tips for Successful ERP Customization

Out-of-the-box ERP is simply not for everyone. If every business could fit into a general ERP application, there wouldn’t be much competition out there. Businesses with specific processes and needs benefit from ERP customization. ERP customization allows companies to use an out-of-the-box ERP system, but then tailor and add business applications to make the system perform to their needs.
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Is Your System Ready For an ERP Upgrade?

If you rely on your ERP system to get orders out the door, invoice for the orders and keep your customers satisfied, do you know what you would do if that system went down? Most likely, you would struggle to ship product, would be unable to invoice customers and some of those customers would start looking elsewhere for the products they need. This would all have serious effect on cash flow. An ERP system that has been working great for years, only to give out one day can boil down to a lack of an ERP upgrade.
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4 Businesses In Need of Document Management

Your business most likely has a lot of documents throughout that are very important, whether they’re invoices in the accounting department, purchase orders, data or receipts. If these were to go missing or were damaged, you could lose thousands of dollars of wasted time having to reproduce or search for these documents. With all the technological advances, there truly isn’t any reason that documents should be kept strictly in paper form. Another option is by implementing a document management solution.
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