Epicor Insights 2018 Begins Next Week in Nashville, TN! In Case You Missed It, Here’s The Full Agenda.

Attending Insights 2018? Explore what’s ahead and start to plan your schedules for:

  • Technical Insight―Learn how to reduce costs and increase ROI
  • Practical Insight―Attend labs with Epicor technical staff demonstrating practical software solutions
  • Peer Insight―Network with fellow professionals, discuss common challenges, and share solutions while enjoying all that Nashville has to offer
  • Expert Insight―Hear from Epicor executives regarding what lies ahead and schedule meetings with Epicor experts
  • Education ROI―Extended education sessions offer a deep dive into the business software you’re using today

You can view the full agenda here, including extended education sessions and hands-on labs. The events begin next week and we couldn’t be more excited!

Join Encompass For A Customer Appreciation Event At Insights 2018

We are looking forward to seeing you all at Insights. This is a great chance for all of our customers to both meet each other and exchange war stories, but also for you to get a chance for some face-time with your Encompass team ― this year there will be representation at both an Executive and Operations level, as well as the account management team ― Sonia and Dave both look forward to meeting new customers, and spending time with those of you who have done business with Encompass for years.

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How To Enhance Your Enterprise’s Customer Experience With ERP-Integrated Self-Service Portals

Encompass Solutions’ strategic partner Bezlio has added further enhancements to its mobile dashboard and user interface capabilities within ERP software. The latest feature comes in the form of streamlined and intuitive customer service portals that enhance the overall experience when it comes to providing documentation and service to clients at all hours. An effective ERP solution, with the latest in customer-focused tools, can help differentiate your business from competitors and standout in a crowded marketplace.

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Epicor Announces Insights 2018 Guest Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce that legendary NFL quarterback, Peyton Manning, will be joining us as the guest keynote speaker at Insights 2018.

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Peyton Manning, the NFL’s only five-time Most Valuable Player and a 14-time Pro Bowl selection, has earned his place among the greatest quarterbacks in league history as a leader in nearly every statistical passing category. During the 2015/2016 season, Manning led the Denver Broncos to a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, making him the first starting quarterback in NFL history to win a Super Bowl with two different teams.

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Join Encompass Solutions At Epicor Customer Conference Insights 2018

Epicor’s annual meeting, Insights, of Epicor customers, partners, and employees is right around the corner! Taking place May 21 – 24 in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Insights 2018 will bring together 3,000 attendees from around the world to learn, network, and celebrate together. The event is hosted by the Epicor Users Group and Epicor Corporation. Encompass Solutions will also be holding our annual customer appreciation reception.

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Epicor Insights 2018 Will Be Held May 21-24 At The Gaylord Opryland Resort And Convention Center.

The Benefits of Attending Epicor Insights 2018

Here’s what you can expect to get out of your attendance at Insights 2018:

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Doxsteel Fasteners Goes Live With Epicor ERP Implemented By Encompass Solutions, Inc.

Doxsteel Fasteners recently achieved a significant milestone in bringing its Mexico-based operations up to speed with a complete implementation of Epicor version 10 software and user training for their Mexico-based teams. Skilled consulting, implementation, and training services provided by Encompass Solutions, Inc. ensured the project was a success.

The Project

Up to the point of implementation, Doxsteel Fasteners had been utilizing Microsoft Excel to manage their business.   Because of the technological limitations of their current system and the company’s rapid growth, Doxsteel Fasteners had outgrown the capacity and functionality of the software.

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Epicor Data Analytics 7.3.0 – Nested Grids, Sync Items Enable/Disable, And Snapshot Data Retention

Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) Release 7.3.0 has gone live and is now available to EDA customers. This release contains several bug fixes, new features, and key improvements. Here are the biggest takeaways to appear in the EDA 7.3.0 update. For more information on the capabilities and functionality of Epicor ERP, click the more info button below.

Nested Grids

The new “marquee” feature for the 7.3.0 release, grid nesting allows users to create an “expand/contract” report within the EDA grid. Grouped by dimension, the nested grid will allow up to three levels of detail to be displayed. This can include everything from customer data, purchase history, and product information. Whatever data you wish to associate in the view, your preferences can be saved, added to the dashboard of your choice, or exported.

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The KPI That Satisfies Both Customers And Stakeholders

When it comes to delivering on your stakeholders’ expectations, there is only one action that defines success in the world of commerce. That is getting the right products to the right customers at the right price. Completing the trifecta while keeping costs to a minimum and efficiency to a maximum are what manufacturers, distributors, and retailers strive for. In the case of many enterprises, only a quality ERP solution can tackle each of these challenges head-on.

The commerce ecosystem, whether it be in traditionally grounded retail or exclusively an online operation, is a delicate one that relies equally on manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers to deliver the product to customers the way they want it, when they want it. Order fulfillment is the key performance indicator that illustrates when these systems are operating in harmony and out of order.

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How Predictive Maintenance With ERP Solutions Saves Manufacturers Millions

Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) costs can cripple a manufacturer’s bottom line, especially when the required work compounds problems by impacting production to a significant degree. Implementing a dynamic ERP solution, like Epicor ERP, can address the issue before it becomes a problem. Through an effective mix of Quality Assurance and Asset Management modules, Epicor has built a powerful solution to specifically tackle the tasks associated with maintenance management, from Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) to multinational corporations.

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Bezlio Brings Mobile Stability And Security To ERP

Your operations are scaling nicely at HQ, but coordinating with remote resources and even inter-departmentally in real-time is proving to be a significant hurdle. Most of your team is in-house, while any number of employees can be out on the road, on the manufacturing facility floor, or logging in remotely. However, you need everyone connected and on the same page to be functioning at 100%. A robust ERP system fro the likes of Epicor keeps everything in the pipeline and within arm’s reach, but you’ll be pinned to the desktop when making any significant maneuvers that rely on data from your ERP systems.

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US Manufacturers Begin Seeing Benefits From Tax Reform

Following the most recent tax reform legislation passed by the federal government, manufacturers of all sizes have enjoyed success in their sectors. This week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders delivered a daily press brief that highlighted how policies outlined in the new tax law have had a positive impact on businesses. One such success story came from Pittsburg, PA’s H&K Equipment.

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Recently Passed US Tax Legislation Has Had A Favorable Impact On The Nation’s Manufacturers.

H&K Equipment’s Story

The company was founded in 1983 by three entrepreneurs and run out of a garage. Today the company has grown to include 200 employees providing services in selling, renting, and servicing lift trucks, container handlers, railcar movers, personnel carriers, yard trucks, and industrial sweeping and scrubbing equipment.

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