“More than one third of technology decision makers surveyed report that their IT department feels pressure to migrate 100% to the cloud.”
2018 Cloud Computing Survey – IDG

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, or renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Centralized collaboration technology in cloud ERP solutions can help you manage operations more efficiently. It brings employees together from locations around the world by hosting data and information that serves as a single source of truth. Your organization can share information that offers these surprising benefits along the entire supply chain.

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, or renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Since its founding in 1985, Axelgaard Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has been recognized as an international leader in the design, development, and production of premier neurostimulation and sensing electrodes. Today, Axelgaard’s product line has expanded to include a full range of hydrogels for a variety of applications, as well as countless custom solutions for their customers’ specific needs.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Consolidate business systems and separate from the competition without compromising cost or quality

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Provided visibility and analytics into every part of the manufacturing process to identify potential improvement
  • Consolidated various business software systems into one
  • Improved processes and enabled time savings, freeing staff to focus on other projects

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Traeger Grills specializes in the design and manufacture of wood pellet grilling systems that bypass conventional propane and charcoal burner capabilities—creating healthy foods with a flavorful, smoky taste.

Offering a complete line of grills, hardwood pellets, sauces, and accessories, Traeger surpassed its expectations by increasing year-to-year sales by nearly 40 percent over the last three years. Among the driving forces behind this sales boost was an expanded retail channel consisting of big box and specialty dealers, online venues, and specialty events that dramatically generated greater awareness among key audiences—ranging from barbecue enthusiasts to world-renowned chefs.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Easily fulfill a dramatic increase in orders generated from new markets and expanded sales channels

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP Cloud

Benefits

  • Reduce delivery times and costs
  • Identify stock availability and location in real-time
  • Quickly secure additional IT resources during peak times with minimal expense
  • Shifted IT from a capital expenditure to an operational expenditure

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Founded in India in 1972, A.C. Brothers is a market leader in gifts and home accessories. Today, the company makes hard goods such as wooden and metal designer home furniture and accessories using the traditional skills of local artisans. The company’s goal is to supply top-quality accessories and furniture with international designs—all while building strong ties with its customers.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Lacked a single source of data throughout the supply chain.

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Delivered accurate business data to improve decision-making
  • Increased production through more efficient use of resources
  • Reduced customer delivery delays from 18% to 14%
  • Freed up capital and space with a 5% reduction in inventory carrying costs
  • Vastly improved customer and supplier satisfaction

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Founded in 2009, Aimtron is a highly sophisticated printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturer that delivers thermal management technology to verticals such as medical, military, automotive, consumer, commercial, gaming, and alternative energy. Its capabilities range from small, rapid-turn prototypes to high-volume domestic and offshore manufacturing.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Inability to plan at the group level because of poor alignment across different departments
  • The legacy system could not cope with new acquisitions
  • Inadequate supply chain planning
  • Tough compliance laws

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Increased efficiency with the consolidation of data across multiple legal entities and real-time data monitoring
  • Eased compliance with U.S. industry regulations
  • Integrated platforms across the entire supply chain
  • Saved more than seven percent on inventory costs
  • Reduced production staffing costs by 23 percent

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Aseptico designs manufacture and distribute high-quality surgical, endodontic, and portable dental equipment.

Aseptico sells directly to dentists and oral surgeons, but they also supply distributors and dealers. The company is proud to provide OEM products for some of the largest dental distributors in the world. Aseptico also ships to public health, military, and nonprofit organizations.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Managing economic nexus and tax filings in all states across the U.S.
  • Handling Voluntary Disclosure Agreements (VDA), tax notices
  • Showing appropriate taxes on quotes and invoices
  • Streamline the process of managing legacy and new tax certificates

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Increased efficiency by time and costs saved on tax determination
  • The solution is end-to-end compliance provided by Avalara
  • Everything is monitored on taxes, and the notification area at login is helpful
  • Use tax for AP is included
  • Affordable costs compared to alternatives
  • One bank transaction instead of 40 each month

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Bench Dogs specializes in manufacturing custom-designed point-of-purchase and retail displays. This includes the manufacture of permanent store fixtures—created to make an impact on the merchandising environment. Most recently, these services were expanded with the addition of commercial cases, wood cabinetry, and millwork for the regional construction industry.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Bolster infrastructure with an ERP solution that has the functionality and flexibility needed to support continued growth

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Fostered 60 percent growth over the last year alone
  • Allowed users to retrieve and store finite levels of detail on a job-by-job basis
  • Improved profits by better anticipating overhead, costs, and labor deviations
  • Drove process improvements that boosted profits and lower expenses
  • Offered greater daily visibility throughout the business
  • Backed up and stored essential data in the cloud

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Big Ass Fans first made its mark selling massive ceiling fans that spun slowly but moved astounding amounts of air thanks to aerodynamically friendly designs. The fans kept large spaces that lacked air conditioning—such as factories and dairy barns—feeling cool and comfortable.

After an extensive search, the company landed on Epicor ERP, which has proven capable of growing alongside the company.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Streamline production
  • Identify cost savings across the supply chain

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Identified cost savings in the supply chain
  • Enabled changes to production schedule in real time
  • Allowed for growth through procurement solutions
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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.


Since 1962, Madsen’s has been engineering and producing some of the most noteworthy and innovative millwork products in Canada. The company prides itself in its veneering capabilities—searching the world for the finest veneers and lumbers to ensure its clients receive the best possible quality.

The company’s prior enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions consisted of various, disconnected systems and lacked real inventory metrics. “Before we switched to Epicor, we struggled with functionality between multiple platforms and experienced material losses, labor losses—different things like that impacted the business,” recalled Craig Leach, sales manager, Madsen’s Custom Cabinets.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Find an ERP system capable of integrating disparate business departments

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Saved CAD 200,000 per year in throwaway material, over-ordering, underordering, and incorrectly issuing materials
  • Reduced the time it takes for information to pass from shop floor to office
  • Provided real-time business metrics to anyone with access to the Epicor ERP system

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.