Add-Ons for Lean Operations and Commerce Velocity

Fast Order Entry

High Speed Order Entry Grid

Grid flexibility, Pre-populated based on customer, Check boxes, Color coding, Customizable, Previous order history, Most popular products, Alternatives/Complements,/Upgrades, Available-to-promise quantities and dates.

Target Epicor 9 User

Simplifies and speeds up order entry process in environments where fast customer order entry and response time are critical. Ideal for MTS/ATO manufacturers and distributors with known customer order patterns and repeat rates. Improved ATP visibility enables "customer on-the-phone" backorder promise dates.

Initiative: Commerce Velocity

Universal Payment Method Management (UPMM)

Enhanced Payment Method and Credit Card Processing

Enables a unifed, workbench-oriented system for managing all forms of customer payment against sales orders, including: gift cards, credit cards, deposits, bonus and reward programs, loyalty programs. Also enables flexibility of Epicor9 to work with a variety of credit card processing services (other than PayPal).

Target Epicor 9 User

Suitable for any Epicor customer using alternative payment methods in order processing, and looking for more flexible credit card authorization and processing workflows with various credit card service companies.

Initiative: Commerce Velocity

One-Step Clock In/Out

Simplified Employee Attendance Tracking

Single swipe, knows employee shift, knows if IN or OUT, works with scan, swipe or biometrics input devices.

Target Epicor 9 User

Manufacturer or distributor looking to simplify labor collection and attendance process.

Initiative: Lean

Enhanced Work Queue

Shop Floor Work Management

Designed around resource group (work center), scan combines all data into simplified, single view all current work, available work, expected work, and "active", showing by status. Added "team" concept where supervisor or lead can clock multiple employees on same job. Also added pop-up touch- screen keyboard.

Target Epicor 9 User

Manufacturer or distributor looking to simplify labor collection and attendance process.

Initiative: Lean

GTIN1 Packaging2

Barcode Package Quantity Recognition

All processes use package quantity string when scanning GTIN1 labels making scanning/quantity counting easier.

Target Epicor 9 User

All processes use package quantity string when scanning GTIN1 labels making scanning/quantity counting easier.

Taget: Commerce Velocity, Lean

Quick Pick and Pack2

Wireless Order Fulfillment

Handheld replaces PC-based Customer Shipment Entry for scanning-based order picking in warehouse or picking verification at any location.

Target Epcor 9 User

Ideal for any distributor or manufacturer with orders fulfilled from a bin and/or lot controlled inventory. Significantly improves order picking and packing workflow and efficiency through the use of handhelds at the point of order picking or verification.

Taget: Commerce Velocity, Lean

Advanced Barcode Transactions (License Plate)2

Universal Single-Scan Transaction Model

License Plate barcode labeling and scanning capability facilitates "single scan" intelligence for all types of transactions.

Target Epicor 9 User

Significantly improves transaction time and accuracy for any manufacturing or distributor by barcoding all products, inventory, locations, and process stages with a unique LP (license plate) barcode that automatically generates multiple Epcor 9 transactions based on the context of the scan event.

Initiative: Commerce Velocity, Lean

Enhanced Kanban2

Enhanced Kanban Management

Automates all Kanban resupply tasks from a single scan of the part number. Validates against number of kanbans field (new) in part maintenance. Based on kanban type, creates job, or uses pre-created purchase order and line item to add release for kanban replenishment (added blanket quantity field). Exception workbench allows for approval, correction of incorrect scans.

Target Epicor 9 User

Suitable for any manufacturing customer looking to eliminate non-value added transactions and processing from a well-set-up Kanban methodology.

Initiative: Commerce Velocity

Truck Shipment Planning & Execution

Advanced Truck Shipment Planning & Execution

Select sales order (reserved, allocated, or open) by customer, part, ship via range, zip code range, date, order number. List view allows detailed management of selected order by weight, cube volume, group by, ship zone, etc. Move orders between trucks, fine tune grouping, assign truck load locations, print grouping labels and internal documents. Using kiosk (PC) or handheld, user scans/verifies barcoded (single scan model) items against truck id or grouping number. Allows pack/unpack, single scan locates correct order line number (assumes make-to-order).

Target Epicor 9 User

Mixed Parcel/Large Package/Pallet Oriented Distributor or Manufacturer who needs to manage mixed-mode shipments to multiple customers. Especially significant where truck loading and load sequencing requirements are dynamic across multiple bays and/or carrier types.

Initiative: Commerce Velocity

Multilabel Printing Board

On-Demand Barcode Printing

Allows user to create up-front, on-demand labels (using Bartender) for jobs, transfer orders, sales orders, parts, receiving, GTIN1 label printing from Product Codes tab on part master.

Target Epicor 9 User

Suitable for all customers working to improve process workflows with barcode scanning.

Initiative: Commerce Velocity

Notes

1 GTIN-14 is merger of UPC and EAN and contains extra data for packaging
2 Compatible with Epicor 9 hand-held capability and user licensing

Extensions and Add-Ons