A strong history of growth through expansion and acquisition has transformed Ian Macleod from a small family trader to a large-scale manufacturer, distributor, seller, and marketer of whisky. To support this, the company needed a new integrated IT system that could offer the control and visibility required to manage the operations as one business model, and provide a platform for further company growth.

Success Highlights


  • Need for a new integrated IT system offering control and visibility
  • Create a platform for further growth Solution
  • Epicor Tropos ERP


  • Integrate its complex production, supply, and sales operations through a single enterprise-wide solution
  • Collaborate with multiple suppliers and distributors
  • Eliminate stock irregularities at its warehouses through real-time reporting
  • Have reduced stocked goods by 35%
  • Improve production and product visibility across the enterprise
  • Increase margin and cost control through CODA financial ledgers
  • Predict demand through accurate forecasting tools



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.