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DUBLIN, Calif., March 21, 2012-- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutionsfor manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Peirce-Phelps Inc. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has selected the Epicor® Prophet 21® wholesale distributionenterprise resource planning (ERP) solution as the IT backbone to advance its business to the next level.
Founded in 1926, Peirce-Phelps has grown to become one of the 20 largest HVAC distributors in the U.S., operating 16 branch locations throughout eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. The company’s primary product lines include HVAC, building automation, indoor air quality, and solid surface countertop materials.
Peirce-Phelps joins a growing number of Carrier HVAC distributors to choose Epicor wholesale distribution ERP. The Epicor solution will provide Peirce-Phelps with a scalable business management system for 200 users, incorporating a Microsoft Windows®-based platform and SQL Server® database to improve warehouse, order and inventory management; purchasing automation; financial management; and reporting and business intelligence analysis.
“After a rigorous analysis of all available options, the Epicor wholesale distribution solution best demonstrated the advanced technology, ease of use and flexibility needed for distribution to succeed in today’s market,” said Peirce-Phelps president and CEO Brian Peirce. “Epicor will allow Peirce-Phelps to automate further and give dramatically improved service and visibility to our customers. Our entire team is excited by this new partnership and the opportunities it provides to become an even better company.”
“In selecting Epicor wholesale distribution ERP, Peirce-Phelps cited our distribution expertise and business model advantages (including Scrum agile development methodology) as strengths over competitors’ solutions,” said Kevin Roach, executive vice president and general manager, ERP Americas for Epicor. “We look forward to helping them achieve their goals of excellence in customer service and streamlined business management with our extensive software capabilities and distribution best practices.”