Epicor Delivers the Power of the Cloud with Latest Version of Epicor Kinetic ERP for Manufacturers | Taiwan News


Enterprise Cloud, Visual CPQ, and eCommerce Capabilities Help Manufacturers Streamline Operations and Increase Profitability

AUSTIN, Texas – Media reach – October 28, 2021 – Epicor, world leader in industry specific business software Designed to promote business growth, today announced the latest version of Epicor Kinetic, its cloud-based ERP platform for manufacturers. The new updates embody the company’s ongoing commitment to creating cutting-edge Industry Cloud solutions to give manufacturers even more power to streamline operations and increase profitability.

As manufacturers face an array of challenges including operational efficiency, supply chain disruptions, workforce complexity, and changing customer expectations for digital connectivity, the need for flexible, knowledge-driven industrial productivity solutions has never been greater. In fact, according to the latest Epicor Industry Outlook 2021 Report, 94% of business leaders surveyed said the cloud was critical to the sustainability of their business, and 82% said Covid-19 had accelerated their cloud migration plans.

The latest version of Epicor Kinetic addresses these challenges head-on and is designed to offer a variety of features that put the back office in the hands of frontline business users – including extensive cloud options for major manufacturers, new features to improve insight and productivity, and an improved user experience.

Enterprise cloud for large manufacturers

Epicor Kinetic now offers a new Epicor Cloud Enterprise Services package for large manufacturers with particularly complex Bill of Materials and Material Resource Planning (MRP) requirements. With the new service package, large manufacturers gain control and flexibility to manage multiple factories and facilities around the world on a scalable and secure cloud platform. The solution also offers industry-leading computing power, customizable cloud infrastructure, and access to premium support expertise to accelerate sophisticated global manufacturing processes.

Improved productivity

A range of newly integrated, industry-focused modules and upgrades are available in the latest release, providing greater digital capacity for quotes, estimation and e-commerce. Features include:

  • Integration of Epicor CPQ (the new name of KBMax): Epicor CPQ provides a visual and impactful web-based shopping experience to easily manage complex product rules, automatically synchronize operations and material BOMs, and accelerate time from quote to production. Epicor CPQ is also available with Epicor Commerce Connect, the e-commerce solution designed for Epicor Kinetic users.
  • SecturaSOFT: Epicor Kinetic connects to the SecturaFAB estimate and quote tool for metal product manufacturers, providing graphical representation and nesting logic that dramatically speeds up the quote generation process. Customers benefit from optimized run times, welding costs, complex cutting operations, and more.
  • Amazon and eBay connection: Epicor EDI, a B2B integration module, connects Epicor Kinetic to Amazon and eBay, allowing users who enter large numbers of orders to automate the processing of order entry. The integrations also provide real-time inventory visibility and expedited execution.

Improved user experience

With a variety of user experience upgrades on the platform, the latest version delivers a more personalized experience to improve engagement and productivity. From customizations to enhanced low / no-code configurations in the Epicor Application Studio tool, each upgrade can be adopted at the customer’s pace to minimize business disruption. This upgrade is complemented by over 56 new hands-on trainings that are seamlessly integrated into the platform.

“Staying resilient and competitive in a global market is a priority for manufacturers, especially over the past 18 months due to the disruption and changes brought about by Covid-19,” said Himanshu Palsule, President and CTO of Epicor . “Our latest version of Epicor Kinetic is laser-focused to ensure our manufacturing customers remain agile, productive and more profitable. And with extensive cloud capabilities, we help customers lead the way in modernizing technology infrastructure, reducing risk, and improving insight into their operations. “

For more information on Epicor Kinetic or to request a demo, please visit our website.

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation provides hard-working companies with enterprise solutions that make the world go round. For nearly 50 years, Epicor customers in the automotive, building materials, distribution, manufacturing and retail industries have trusted Epicor to help them do their business better. Epicor’s innovative solution sets are carefully selected to meet customer needs and designed to flexibly respond to their rapidly changing reality. With deep industry knowledge and experience, Epicor accelerates every customer’s ambitions, whether it’s to grow and transform, or simply to become more productive and efficient. Visit www.epicor.com for more information.

Epicor and the Epicor logo are trademarks of Epicor Software Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. The other brands mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The product and service offerings described in this document are produced by Epicor Software Corporation. Results are not guaranteed and individual user’s experience may vary.


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