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News   June 12, 2013   by Auto Service World

Epicor Announces Epicor Prism with Integration to Cloud-based eCommerce Solution

Epicor Software Corporation has  announced the addition of nearly 20 new features to its Epicor Prism business management software for automotive aftermarket parts wholesalers. The newest release includes enhanced eCatalog functionality and full integration with the robust new cloud-based Epicor AConneX CL eCommerce solution.

Among the new features available in the new version of Epicor Prism is Epicor PartExpert Editor, which enables users to augment their eCatalog data with additional information to eliminate lost sales, reduce returns and sell parts that otherwise would not display. The solution now also reads multiple hard-media data formats so users can access the full range of available Epicor PartExpert listings, including power sports applications.

To help users enhance their eCommerce capabilities, Epicor Prism is now fully integrated with the Epicor AConneX CL solution, the next generation cloud-based electronic trading network that connects thousands of buyers and sellers and offers dramatically improved system speed, responsiveness and sustainability. Users now can also leverage the full capabilities of the Epicor ListingExpert solution, which automates the process of establishing and managing a retail store on the global eBay Motors marketplace.

“Epicor Prism software has been a driving force behind the success of more than 1,000 vehicle parts wholesalers throughout the years and we continue to develop innovative new features and functionality to support our users’ growth strategies,” said Steve Bieszczat, senior vice president, automotive and marketing, retail distribution solutions for Epicor.

Additional features and capabilities now available with Epicor Prism include:

* Compatibility with the latest .NET versions of Epicor WebDocs electronic document management and Epicor Dispatch and Delivery Management System solutions

* Enhanced help screens and related support features

* Ability to delete system- and user-generated messages after specified period

* Automatic price rounding in Canada to address elimination of penny

* Returns processing capability for significantly larger network of stores

* Eight new pre-bundled IQ reports

For additional information regarding Epicor Prism software and other industry leading solutions for automotive aftermarket businesses, contact your Epicor representative, call Epicor toll-free at (888) 463-4700, or email