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20 December 2017 in News

Smart Software Brings Cloud-Based Smart IP&O to Epicor ERP

Dec. 19, 2017 / PRZen / BELMONT, Mass. — Smart Software, a global provider of next generation 100% web-based demand planning, forecasting and inventory optimization solutions, announces today their enhanced partnership with Epicor Software Corporation. This collaboration for the first time brings the cloud-based Smart IP&O (Inventory Planning and Optimization)…

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Epicor ERP Inventory Management

Inventory Management and Your Bottom Line

Inventory management is about understanding demand and finding the right balance so that your costs are lowest and profit margins highest. If managed correctly, at the simplest level, your production keeps moving forward and your customers stay happier. Managed poorly, inventory impacts all areas of a business, and ultimately your…

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Epicor ERP Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management: Inventory Optimization is not a Wicked Problem

In my last blog posting I outlined that Supply Chain Management rarely falls into the category of a “wicked problem”.  A wicked problem can be managed, but not solved.  I emphasized that if you can find a way to do something better, faster and cheaper then it’s a home run….

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Supply Chain Management: A Wicked Problem?

I am often quizzed by my prospects and clients about supply chain management (SCM). Rather than rambling off facts, I start by asking them the question: “How do you define supply chain management?” As one would imagine, the responses vary dramatically. One person might suggest it means “just in time”…

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