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TMCNet:  Carrier West Selects Epicor to Advance Its Business to the Next Level

[February 05, 2013]

Carrier West Selects Epicor to Advance Its Business to the Next Level

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) DUBLIN, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Carrier West of Denver, Colorado, has selected Epicor Prophet 21 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to increase business efficiency and streamline processes for overall performance. Carrier West will join many of the most successful HVAC distributors in North America that use an Epicor ERP system to improve warehouse, order and inventory management; purchasing automation; financial management; and reporting and business intelligence analysis.

With four locations in Colorado and 110 employees, Carrier West has been providing HVAC equipment for the residential and commercial markets in Colorado and Wyoming since 1991.

Having observed Epicor working with other Carrier distributors, Carrier West representatives decided to participate in the 2012 Epicor Insights Users Conference, attended by more than 1,500 fellow distributors from multiple industry segments. According to Roger Lee, CFO of Carrier West, "We came out of the meeting with an understanding of how Epicor is focused on distribution with investment dollars, technology, and a vision for the future of the industry. We decided to introduce our management team to Epicor and their software solutions. After several days of evaluations, it became obvious that Epicor provided us with the best alternative to not only operate our company today, but could become our technology partner of the future." Carrier West users will benefit from a fully integrated solution that incorporates a Microsoft Windows®-based platform and SQL Server® database offering in-depth data analytic tools for ease of retrieving information, and built-in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) capabilities to drive additional revenue. In addition, the Epicor ICE Business Architecture will give Carrier West the ability to mobilize its staff and make them more proactive regarding customer needs.

"Carrier West is a good example of what we can do for Carrier group members," said Malcolm Fox, vice president, product marketing for Epicor. "The Epicor Prophet 21 ERP solution includes many tools to make Carrier distributors more productive, including their own custom design of screens and fields, and in-depth system alerts and workflows, as well as the ability to streamline their front counter sales. And we will deliver lean business consulting to help them drive waste and errors out of their day-to-day processes." About Epicor Software CorporationEpicor 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 Dublin, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

Follow Epicor on Twitter @Epicor, @EpicorUK, @EpicorEMEA, @EpicorANZ, @EpicorLAC, @Epicor_Retail, @Epicor_DIST and Facebook.

Epicor, Prophet 21 and the Epicor logo are trademarks of Epicor Software Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners. The product and service offerings depicted in this document are produced by Epicor Software Corporation.

Contact: Kathleen Lang Marketing Communications Manager Epicor Software Corporation +1 215 493 8900 klang@epicor.com Source: Epicor Software Corporation

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