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Epicor Named to SDCE 100 for Outstanding Supply Chain Project

Triad Technologies LLC Successfully Automates Warehouse With Epicor Prophet 21

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/14 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that a successful implementation of the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for customer Triad Technologies LLC of Vandalia, Ohio, has resulted in Epicor being named to the 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 ("SDCE 100"). The awards are given by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, an international B2B publication that provides mission-critical editorial to address the issues and challenges of the supply chain, to recognize leadership by solution and service providers in assisting the Supply Chain function as their customers move toward supply chain excellence.

Triad Technologies offers full-service solutions for motion and control applications. Formed in 2002, this fluid power distributor has 94 employees in seven locations, and gross annual sales of $39 million. After converting to the Epicor Prophet 21 enterprise resource planning system, Triad Technologies was able to automate warehouse operations such as picking, labeling, receiving, inventory management, and special customer requirements. As a result, the receiving department saw a 25 percent increase in handling with 60 percent less labor, the company reduced picking labor by over 50 percent with the same transactional volume, and top-line sales increased 28 percent as management has gained greater control of their data.

"We are pleased to share this honor with Triad Technologies for one of the '100 Great Supply Chain Projects' named on this year's SDCE 100 list, as the technology partner helping drive their success," said Donna Troy, executive vice president and general manager, ERP Americas for Epicor. "It is truly inspiring to play a part in our customers' successes as they leverage solutions like Epicor Prophet 21 to take distribution operations to the next level -- streamlining processes for time and cost savings, while increasing sales to achieve top-line growth."

The 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 are supply chain solution and service providers that are helping their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence. They have produced measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement sourcing or any other category in the end-to-end supply chain.

The submissions were evaluated by the magazine's editorial staff primarily based on: ambitiousness/ scope of the project (30 percent); creative application of technologies/solutions/services used (20 percent); extent of the business results/impact (40 percent); and clarity of submission (10 percent).

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. On the Web: www.SDCExec.com.

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Austin, Texas, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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