While Supply chains differ from one manufacturing company to the next, data still needs to be exchanged between suppliers, manufacturers, and customers. This is why Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is such a critical component of modern manufacturing. Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a document exchange process. It involves a company’s entire digital infrastructure and is by and […]


What Is Budgeting Process Improvement? When it comes to gauging corporate performance, the less time spent on non-revenue generating processes, the better. Unfortunately, the budgeting process is essential to proper performance and forecasting. That means mistakes can’t be afforded. Not only do you want to reduce the time and errors associated with manual budgeting in spreadsheets, but […]


Selecting a certified Epicor ERP partner for your enterprise software implementation, migration, service, or support is vital to protecting your technology investment. Choosing an Epicor authorized partner, like Encompass Solutions, over other technology consultants yields a better experience for your team and better results for your business. Encompass Solutions, Inc.: A Certified Epicor ERP Partner The Epicor […]


The most recent escalation of US-China Tariffs has seen a commitment from China to raise tariffs on more than $60 billion worth of goods from the US. The results are already being felt. Most notably, in the US stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen more than 700 points since trading began Monday […]


Top 10 Benefits Of IoT For Manufacturers Chances are you have come across the terms Internet of Things (IoT) or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). These are networks of connected devices that communicate data to a central system in order to make sense of it all. These networks consist of connected edge devices, terminals, […]


May 2019 news and updates include a month packed with developments from vendors, educational sessions, and industry events that showcase how we make doing business better. The Epicor ERP 10.2.400 release is now generally available for cloud customers, with the production update schedule for the weekend of May 11th, 2019. That leaves just under two […]


Insights 2019 is the annual Epicor user and partner conference that convenes each spring. It is a place where users and partners can experience first-hand training and education on the latest Epicor software and tools to empower businesses. Keynote speakers deliver insights on industry trends and where the company is directing efforts over the coming […]


The Epicor ERP 10.2.400 update is the first of two major upgrades planned for 2019, as part of Epicor’s regular cadence and commitment to helping businesses grow through innovation. Major releases like this bring customers enhanced usability, performance, and strategic value within a single upgrade. Because of the size and breadth of the Epicor ERP 10.2.400 […]


Interactive interfaces are the next stage in workforce agility, providing more visibility into data and processes while enabling faster reaction times. Epicor Virtual Agent (EVA) is Epicor Software Corp.’s answer to manufacturers’ desire to extract more value from their current assets and investments without incurring higher costs or sacrificing product quality. The Epicor Virtual Agent, aptly […]