10 Must Have Features of a Distribution ERP

Ten Must Have Features of a Distribution ERP

If you are evaluating multiple vendors as you start your journey towards selecting and deploying an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System, you’ll want to make sure you fully understand how to develop the must have requirements and selection criteria for your system. Evaluating which solution is right for your company beings with an assessment of how you wish to drive tangible value today and in the future. 
This e-book outlines those baseline capabilities (for accounts payable, inventory tracking, warehouse management, etc) and then goes a step further to articulate the top 10 capabilities needed from your ERP to differentiate you from competitors, helping you to improve margins, grow faster and compete more effectively.
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Epicor Named “Visionary” in Gartner Magic Quadrant

Gartner names Epicor as a “Visionary” in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP

July 6th 2020, Dublin, Ireland… Aspera Solutions is delighted to announce that Epicor ERP has retained its “Visionary” status in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises.

“ERP decision makers use this quadrant to evaluate solutions for moving their ERP business capabilities to the cloud, and as a key Epicor ERP Cloud partner in EMEA, Aspera Solutions is ideally placed to guide customers through their private, public and hybrid cloud journey,” Lonan Byrne, Managing Director, Aspera Solutions.

According to Gartner, Epicor ERP is a Cloud ERP “Visionary” for multiple reasons: 

  1. It has a strong focus on cloud and a good vision for, and understanding of, the direction of cloud technology. This focus comes through recent acquisitions of small business software such as 1 EDI Source to enhance its cloud product line.
  2. Epicor can host its ERP solution on private clouds for organisations within highly regulated industries, and on public cloud for others (contact Aspera Solutions for details).
  3. It has made progress in attracting companies larger than its traditional midsize market.
  4. Epicor has a solid operational ERP solution to support product-centric organisations, especially in the manufacturing and distribution space. Reference customers scored the product highly for its ability to deliver complex manufacturing in the cloud for the midsize and large-midsize enterprise.
  5. Reference customers indicate improved confidence in Epicor’s professional service team and their implementation support experience.
  6. Epicor demonstrates the ability to respond to customer requirements and address customers’ concerns to prioritise feature offerings in product updates.
  7. It has a large and loyal customer base and an active users’ group – Epicor Users Group (EUG) – both of which contribute to its success

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To BI or Not to BI, That is the Question

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) v’s Business Intelligence (BI) is not really the correct statement but maybe we should be saying “how does ERP and BI work together to give a business the power of knowledge to run their business the most effective and profitable way?”

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