Inventory Cost Reduction in the New Now – Dimensional Inventories to the Rescue. Learn about new technology to simplify your inventory problems.

 

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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, 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 Industry.


Today’s field service organizations are faced with the challenge of transforming decades old business processes into efficient, cost effective, and customer centric practices using the complete set of technological tools available today.

Service organizations’ inability to execute these critical business processes is what we refer to as the field force execution gap. In order to bridge the gap, businesses must automate these processes with field service management software. When done correctly, this transition to automated processes provides a rapid, significant, and sustainable return on investment to your company

 

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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, 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 Industry.


You have likely experienced the interminable hourglass spin while trying to open a large spreadsheet, or have spent multiple hours manually typing handwritten information into a system. In our data-driven world, it is safe to say that troubled encounters with large quantities of data are becoming the norm. Our data footprint has increased considerably over the past 15 years, jumping from 130 billion to 40 trillion gigabytes between 2005 and 2021. The data revolution opened up opportunities for organizations to analyze human behavior more deeply and develop more refined business strategies.

 

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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 Industry.


Epicor Mobile Warehouse is the next generation handheld application, which is completely integrated with Epicor ERP. It offers a modern, intuitive user interface for warehouse and distribution functions.

 

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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 Industry.


For manufacturers with more than one location, records of the transactions that occur across the business often get scattered and disorganized. This makes it uniquely challenging to gain the insight you need to address resource requirements, meet customer expectations, and improve profitability.

Achieving these competing goals requires a careful consideration of what, how, when to produce and sell. By optimizing the location of production facilities globally, manufacturing businesses can beat the competition on a local and international level. If a well-thought-out network of production and distribution sites is established, the synergies originating from being closer to customers and distributors make the business more recognizable and profitable in all regions.

With the Multi-Site Management module in Epicor ERP, you can easily manage intercompany activity and get a financial control on all sites in one system. Unique to the Epicor approach, each site may run Epicor ERP in the cloud or on-premises, whichever you prefer, for ultimate business flexibility and regional fit. Easily include any number of servers, databases, cloud data centers, companies, countries, and continents across your sites to truly achieve a unified, borderless, global business.

 

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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 Industry.


Epicor ERP Operations Core includes key functionality to help you transform the way you run your business. Offering a solid foundation, it enables you to streamline the most important processes of your operation—from processing your orders and managing inventory, to successfully fulfilling your customer demands.

 

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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 Industry.


Every day Epicor ERP software generates orders and production quantities based on user-specified planning parameters such as lead times, safety stocks, reorder points, order quantities, and min./max. levels. Unfortunately, approaches for determining these parameters are often user defined rule of thumb methods that do not account for inherent demand and supply variability. Formal updates of these planning parameters tend to be manual and take weeks or months to complete, resulting in infrequent updates that do not account for continual changes in demand, lead times, item importance, and evolving business goals.

 

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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 Industry.


Global pressures to keep costs low and serve customers’ needs on tight margins have challenged manufactures and distributers to further reduce the cost of carrying inventory without compromising on delivery. A key factor to a successful business the ability to most accurately cost and forecast inventory while easing the pain of quickly locating the right inventory to meet the needs of the customer or production. Not only does the Advanced Unit of Measure (UOM) module offer a transactional dual unit of measure, it supports the complex needs of managing inventories dimensionally.

 

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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 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 own 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 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 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 Industry.