Epicor Kinetic ERP
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Release Date: 2000
WHAT IS EPICOR KINETIC?
Epicor Kinetic, formerly known as Epicor ERP is an enterprise resource planning solution which is designed to fit the manufacturing industry, more specifically discrete manufacturing, mixed mode, engineer to order and more.
Kinetic is popular with small and medium-sized manufacturing companies, as well as in two-tier ERP scenarios.
MODULES & FEATURES
PROS & CONS
Modules & Features List
Epicor financial management and accounting includes all of the features you need to run a slick finance department including:
- General Ledger
- Accounts Receivable
- Accounts Payable
- Fixed Assets
- Governance, Risk and Compliance
- Financial Analysis
- Banking & Cash Management
- Credit Management
Epicor also provides a unique set of functionality which it calls it's Global Engines. Global enginees help Epicor ERP users to configure their own tax rules to meet the needs of different jurisdictions.
Epicor Supply Chain Management
Epicor Supply Chain Management allows Epicor ERP customers to monitor their processes across supply chains. These features include:
- Inventory Management
- Advanced Material Management
- Purchasing Management
- Supplier Relationship Management
- Shipping & Recieving
- Warehouse Management
- Distribution Requirements Planning
- Purchase Order Approvals
- Requisition Management
- Stock Status
- Serial tracking
Planning and Scheduling
Epicor ERP includes robust functionality for planning and scheduling which includes capabilities such as:
- Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
- Lead times
- Forecasting and Master Production Scheduling
- Multisite management
- Advanced planning and scheduling
- Resource Management
- Multiplant Operations
- Multisite Management
- Transfer materials
Epicor is a leader in manufacturing ERP software and supports manufacturing operations for made to order (MTO), make to stock (MTS), engineer to order (ETO) or (CTO). Epicor includes features to support:
- Quality Assurance
- Audit trails
- Lead Production
- Manufacturing execution system (MES)
- Jobs Management
- Advanced Production
- Manufacturing Intelligence
Product Data Management
Epicor enables manufacturing companies to centralize important information and documentation for all product data in one ERP system. Epicor ERP includes features including:
- Bill of materials (BOM) management
- Product Lifecycle Management
- Product configuration
- Engineering documents
- Quality documentation
- Product configuration
- Audit tracking
- Engineering change and revision control
- Product costings
Human Capital Management
Epicor helps manufacturing companies to synchronize important information about their workforce with manufacturing data, as well as streamline important human capital management and human resources processes. Epicors HCM modules includes capabilities such as:
- Human resources management
- Training and recruitment
- Employee Self Services
- Holiday and absence management
Epicor provides manufacturers to manage their end to end processes from sales to delivery. The Epicor sales management module caters for several features to enable this including:
- Order Management
- Sales Orders
- Demand Management
Pros & Cons
- Wide and deep functionality for product centric businesses in regulated industries such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing & distribution.
- Deployment flexibility with both Cloud (multitenant & single tenant) & On-Premise offerings.
- Many users complain of an outdated user interface.
- The product future is uncertain with Sage focussing on Sage Intacct.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Dashboards and views of Epicor Kinetic ERP can be tailored based on the user accessing the system, allowing for the user interface to be made as simple or as complex as necessary for each of your system users.
With the rebrand to 'Kinetic', Epicor has rolled out a new user interface, but Epicor 10 veterans can stick with the old style if they prefer.
Epicor ERP is offered both as an On-Premise ERP solution as well as a Cloud ERP solution. Customers can also exercise the ability to move Epicor ERP from the Cloud to On-Premise and back again, which is a true differentiator for customers looking for the maximum flexibility.
Epicor provides multiple options for integration to enable business
Epicor ERP pricing is licensed on a subscription basis which is typically paid annually.
Licensing is dependent on the amount of users, their level or responsibilities within the system, advanced modules and third party extensions you require.
Let us know how many users you need and we'll be in touch to provide a quick, hassle free Epicor ERP cost estimate.
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