Epicor 10.1 Implementation Package

September 19, 2017 1:30 pm | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Are you considering moving to Epicor 10.1, but need help with implementing or upgrading? Bird Rock Solutions offers a 4-stage project approach to migrate or upgrade your current platform to a fully implemented solution. Each implementation package will be customized to meet the customer’s goals and needs. If you are interested in learning more about this package, please contact us at (858) 291-8506 or info@birdrocksolutions.com.

Get Stoked for Epicor Insights 2016!

February 23, 2016 9:44 am | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Bird Rock Solutions will be attending Epicor Insights 2016 — the largest Epicor global customer conference — at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The conference is April 17-20. To read more about Insights, visit Epicor’s Website. If you’re also going to be at the conference, let us know — info@birdrocksolutions.com — we’d be stoked to meet you!  

Supplier and Ship Via Customization

November 6, 2015 10:48 am | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a default Ship Via for your Suppliers? Bird Rock Solutions has developed a customization that will allow you to select a default Ship Via on Supplier Maintenance. When you enter a new PO or utilize PO Suggestions, the default Ship Via will populate. Example Open Supplier Entry. You can view a new “Ship Via” Field. We selected FedEx Ground. Go to Purchase Order Entry. Select or create a new PO. The system automatically changes the Ship Via to FedEx Ground. If the user utilizes New PO Suggestions when Generate Purchase Orders takes... View Article

4 Easy Steps to Speed Up Epicor 10

September 15, 2015 2:11 pm | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Do you have Epicor 10 installed and configured, but are experiencing slow speeds? Follow these four easy steps to help Epicor 10 run faster in any environment. 1. Optimize for Ad Hoc Workloads – This option is used to improve the efficiency of the plan cache for workloads that contain many single use ad hoc batches. Setting this to 1 will improve performance. To set these in SQL, follow these steps: Launch SQL Management Studio Right click on the DB you want to optimize and select ‘New Query’ Type the following and execute:   2. Parameterization Forced – Setting this... View Article

Comprehensive Buying Report

September 12, 2015 7:53 pm | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Bird Rock Solutions has developed a Buying Report that can help your purchasing department tremendously. This powerful report will allow you to type in a manufactured part number(s) and the output will display the raw material for that part. The information that displays along with the raw material is as follows: Part, Description, On Hand Qty, Demand Qty, Qty Available, Open PO’s, Minimum Order Qty, Lead Time, Minimum On Hand Qty, Last Cost, Average Month Usage, Peak Usage Qty, and Inventory Turns. This is not information that is easily pulled from Epicor, but we have developed calculations and SQL views that... View Article

Weekly Order Dashboard

August 19, 2015 3:55 pm | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Have you ever wondered how many orders your customer service or sales department are entering on a weekly basis? Being able to track this type of data can help a company determine appropriate staffing needs for departments. Bird Rock Solutions has developed a Weekly Order dashboard that has a rolling 15 weeks of orders grouped by product group. If you are interested in this dashboard for your company, please contact Bird Rock Solutions.

Auto Generate Supplier ID

May 5, 2015 1:52 pm | Published by | Leave your thoughts

One shortcoming within E9 supplier maintenance is the inability to automatically generate a supplier ID when entering a new supplier. The attached BPM will auto assign the supplier ID when you click on new. This information is pulled from the Company.Number03 field. Whatever value this is currently set at, it will add 1 to that and continue adding up that number as new supplier IDs are added. Below are the steps for importing and using this BPM in any environment. 1. The following link will open a Word document. Follow the instructions and then continue to step #2: AutoGenerateSupplierID 2. In... View Article

Custom Shipping Labels

April 9, 2015 11:40 am | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Have you ever had issues generating shipping labels when the quantity that you are shipping is an odd number compared to the packages or boxes that you are shipping? Let’s say you have a shipment for 20 pieces of a part. You want to ship these parts in 3 packages. Packages one and two will have a quantity of nine while package three will have a quantity of two. Out of the box, Epicor has no way to handle this. We have developed a custom report that will allow this calculation to take place at the time of shipment. As... View Article

Quick Job Entry Sales Order Link Customization

April 1, 2015 9:56 am | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Does your company have a need to use Quick Job Entry for entering jobs? Do you need to be able to link a sales order to a job so you can track it for shipment, but do not want the sales order to be make direct? Here is a solution that is beneficial if you want an easy way to track the sales order when creating a job. This is a useful feature to have if you want to link particular sales orders to a job without having each release on the sales order set as make direct. 1. Simply click the... View Article

Epicor Insights 2015

March 23, 2015 6:45 pm | Published by | Leave your thoughts

Bird Rock Solutions will be attending Epicor Insights 2015 — the largest Epicor global customer conference — at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville. The conference is May 18-21. To read more about Insights, visit Epicor’s Website. If you’re also going to be at the conference, we’d love to meet you!