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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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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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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How to Choose a Rubber and Plastic Manufacturing ERP System

One of the most difficult processes of implementing a new ERP software is knowing where to start. Every vendor can tout their rubber and plastic manufacturing ERP system as the best one out there, but how do you know for sure? There are some general indicators for selecting a rubber and plastic manufacturing ERP system that are a great place to start when deciding which ERP system is the best for your business.
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4 Unknown Necessities in Medical Device ERP

When it comes to choosing medical device ERP, manufacturers have a lot to put on their checklist. In such a highly regulated industry, medical device manufacturers need an ERP system that complies with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, Physician Payment Sunshine Act, cGMP CFR 820 requirements and ISO 13485. In the search to find a good medical device ERP that can comply with all those industry-specific regulations, sometimes manufacturers push other important benefits to the wayside.
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Epicor ERP for Windows 10: Are You Ready?

Windows 10 and Epicor ERPThe Windows 10 release launched for general availability at the end of July as a phased release. As of this date, the new Windows operating system has been download on 75 million devices, and it has a rate of download faster than any previous version of the platform. With Windows 10 gaining so much traction, and soon to be the OS standard for Microsoft, is your Epicor ERP system ready?
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Epicor ERP to Replace QuickBooks Enterprise for Growing Medical Equipment Manufacturer

Epicor ERP(CHARDON, OHIO) July 21, 2015 e2b teknologies, an Epicor ERP reseller, developer, and Epicor consulting organization located in Northeast Ohio, today announced a new customer. The customer who specializes in the manufacturing and sale of oxygen handling equipment in the medical and industrial markets, has chosen e2b teknologies and Epicor ERP on a hosted platform to replace the company’s QuickBooks Enterprise accounting system.
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5 Steps to Selecting the Right Epicor ERP Consulting Partner

Epicor ERP ConsultingHave you suffered through ERP projects with consultants that didn’t understand your company or industry? What about a consultant who couldn’t well with you and your team? A consultant that took too long? Went over budget? Just plain failed at making your ERP project successful? You’re not alone! Choosing the right Epicor ERP consulting partner is paramount to having a successful project that stays within your budget, within your time-frame, and doesn’t make your ERP implementation team rip out all of their hair…but how do you choose the right one?

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XSOL InOrder Process Mapping for a More Successful Epicor ERP Implementation

Epicor ERP ImplementationThis week on the blog we’ve been discussing the various educational and training resources available from Epicor to help companies get the most out of their Epicor ERP implementation, such as Epicor University and Epicor Knowledge Mentor. Tying everything together is workflow and business process flow chart software from Epicor partner XSOL.

XSOL InOrder is like using Visio to create flow charts but it’s a whole lot more than that. XSOL InOrder is an optional module for Epicor ERP but we personally feel that XSOL is required to ensure a Successful Epicor ERP Implementation.
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Maximizing ROI with Epicor ERP Education: Epicor University

Epicor UniversityYou invest weeks, maybe months of your time evaluating ERP software in the hopes of finding the right product. And maybe you do find the right solution but what’s often more important is the knowledge you need to implement and to use it effectively today and for many years to come as your business evolves and you grow into more advanced features.
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Epicor ERP Announces 71% Year-Over-Year Increase in Total Cloud ERP Users

Cloud ERP has been a hot topic for a few years now and while it has taken quite some time for businesses to warm up to the idea of moving their ERP system to the cloud, adoption is on the rise in terms of user adoption and publisher investment. This is made evident by the recent press release from Epicor announcing a 71 percent year-over-year growth in cloud ERP user count and the addition of 39 new modules to their cloud portfolio. Here are a few more highlights from this announcement.
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13 Ways to Increase Collaboration with Epicor ERP

Epicor ERPEvery business, regardless of size or industry, has to think about collaboration because working effectively with internal employees, external suppliers, and with customers it is critical to quickly respond to change, create new products, serve customers, improve product margins, support continuous improvement, and build relationships. Collaboration is not easy though and according to recent research by Aberdeen Group, the two biggest road blocks are having data silos (46%) and a lack of infrastructures and tools that aid the collaboration process (37%).  In recent years, ERP vendors have focused in on these particular problems to help companies work better together. Here are 13 ways businesses are increasing effective collaboration with Epicor ERP and Epicor Social Enterprise (ESE), an embedded network feature in Epicor ERP 10 designed to support information exchange across your business.

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3 Important Things Epicor ERP for Aerospace and Defense Does for Manufacturers

The white paper, “The Five C’s of Aerospace and Defense” explains some important considerations for A&D manufacturers and how ERP systems can help address five major areas of concern for A&D manufacturers– compliance, control, communications, competitiveness, and cost cutting. Below are a few other more specific needs addressed by Epicor ERP for Aerospace and Defense manufacturing companies.
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