We are proud to announce that EstesGroup is an Epicor Software Corporation Certified Managed Hosting Partner. EstesGroup is certified to host Epicor ERP and host Prophet 21 ERP systems. We are the only Epicor Partner to be Certified for Epicor Hosting, Epicor...
Recession-Proof Investments: Cloud Computing and the Refrigerator of the Future We’ve long been told that necessity is the mother of invention, but when necessity is out of a sense of privation, reactions vary. Born and raised into the world of residential and...
Read about how weather impacts data viability and how data center location plays into long term company viability.
I’ve seen enough of Epicor ERP installations to know that a finely tuned system needs... fine-tuning. Perhaps that’s obvious, but nonetheless, I’ve seen many deployments where Epicor ERP is installed, but not set up optimally. One area that has my bits all...
If you asked your IT personnel what the advantages of implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, in all likelihood, they'd tell you that it could be revolutionary or absolutely destructive depending on their past experiences. The key to...
As any business knows, the right technology is crucial to success. However, the process of vetting and selecting an ERP software is often a challenging one. Many Small and Medium Business Solutions (SMBS) for instance have yet to adopt a platform as many...
What’s It Good For Anyway? Why You Need to Include Epicor ERP in Your Manufacturing ERP Software Selection
The Epicor ERP consulting life is a tale of many worlds. There is the world of travel, with its flights and sights, with its energy pulsing through everything, making me feel at times like I’m still the college student backpacking across Canada with a...
First off, I’ve been doing sysadmin work for scores of years now, and the idea of backups, business continuity, and ‘bad guys’ isn’t new. However, this week it was brought to a new and interesting head for one small business.
Learn about Intelligent vs Non-Intelligent ID Code schema – which is the best for your company?
Learn about Epicor ERP ID Codes Setup and the pros & cons of intelligent vs non-intelligent schemes.
Can Your Business Survive a Recall? Serial Number & Lot Tracking for Wholesale Distributors & Retailers
Prophet 21 ERP is built for wholesale distributors and retailers with powerful serial numbers and lot numbers tracking features throughout the application. Find out how it helps protect your business in the case of a product recall.
One of the great things about Epicor ERP is its openness to customization. That feature can also be a source of trouble. It’s all in how you use the power.
What if your customer could send you a purchase order and it just magically appears in Epicor? Let’s look at Epicor ERP 10.2.400 new features: Automated Sales Order Entry.
Epicor ERP 10.2.400 is on the horizon. And it promises a Kinetic jump in capability. Here’s a quick overview of new features coming in the next release.
Within this structure, it is important to understand the rationale of Epicor’s release cadence. The goal of their rhythm is to minimize business disruption, while at the same time quickly providing resolution to issues, and providing functional enhancements at a reasonable rate. The implementation of this cadence has allowed Epicor to balance functionality and support, while allowing the customer base to focus on running their businesses without interruption.
Pundits have long noted that the “E” in “ERP” is the most important of the three letters. The value in an ERP system comes in its applicability to the entire enterprise and not just to a few selective functions within the organization. And while ERP has been around now for many decades, there continues to be ample opportunity for better enterprise-level integration among companies.
EstesGroup was selected as the Western United States Territory Partner for the Epicor® Prophet 21® distribution software solution. They are the only P21 and Epicor 10 ERP partner in the United States.
For producers of equipment serving these industries, the challenges not only manifest themselves in the material handling products delivered but also in the processes and systems used to orchestrate the creation and delivery of these products. Making the best equipment isn’t enough if it cannot be designed, produced, and delivered at the right time, and for the right price points. In support of this, configurability continues to be of great importance, as are the abilities to quickly generate requests for proposals and rapidly engineer custom orders. With its extensive product configuration capabilities, which are tightly bound to its Bill-of-Material structures, Epicor is an excellent enterprise software option for companies looking to scale up their organization to meet the challenges of this evolving industry.
As you assess your organization and its IT infrastructure, you need to ask yourself the question, have you harvested all the benefits of your legacy ERP system? Are you tired of endless patches? Are you frustrated with the narrow field of vision that your current system affords you? Is your legacy ERP system a husk of its former self? And are you ready to put it to pasture? Are you ready to leave your legacy ERP system behind.
Find out if Quickbooks is a good fit for Smart Manufacturing. The answer might surprise you.
Using the Epicor Fulfillment Workbench, you can manage inventory for all three sources of demand: Sales Orders, Jobs, and Transfer Orders (inventory coming from another inter-company location). The Fulfillment Workbench provides additional functionality, like Cross-Docking, sorting by priorities, allocation templates, and many more.
Is your company starting a enterprise software search? Here are some internal ERP search questions to start a successful ERP evaluation.
Even though EDI is an automated process, manual interaction is needed throughout to proactively handle issues and provide effective EDI solutions and management.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), what is it? It’s a digital mirror of your company’s software systems. For good, bad, or even worse. When the proper care is taken in implementing EDI it greatly increases order processing and is becoming a standard for any company that does B2B sales. But if setup isn’t on-point, it can create and compound issues.
his willingness to engage the organization, and its members at all levels was one important part of the success that the company went on to have under his leadership
ERP Business Software Implementations provide a unique opportunity for companies and its employees to change corporate culture and better understand business processes.
What’s a concerned system admin gonna do? It’s easy in theory and hard in practice. Here are some digital security tips that will create a stronger password security strategy:
Winning the Business Shuffleboard Game on the Deck of the Titanic: How lack of leadership and misguided direction sunk one long standing company
To put it simply, there is no replacement for domain-knowledge. The best leaders I have worked with understand this principle. No leader is an expert in all areas, but when good leaders assume leadership of a company, they immediately dive into a phase of learning–about the business, its culture, its business climate, the market conditions, and whatever additional factors are required to allow the leader to be able to make good decisions.
As ERP implementation consultants, it is of necessity that we come into a business from the outside, unaware and unaccustomed to the perspectives that shape the business in question. The expectation here is that our ERP implementation strategies across such environments gives us a cadre of different perspectives to use, and that we should be able to use these to the benefit of our client when they develop a vision and strategy.
An independent demo of Epicor ERP 10.2 main new features; Epicor Data Discovery (EDD), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Mobile Application, and Active Homepage enhancements.