The release includes new features for demand forecasting, allowing for trend behavior and seasonality. Multiple forecasting methods can be calculated and stored for side-by-side comparison of “what-if” scenarios. Users can also view various scenarios regarding return on added investment, when additional discount opportunities are available or price increases are imminent. A new Suggested PO Workbench allows for the application of purchasing suggestions into a configurable, sortable queue, with columns of information need for review, quantity changes and the addition or deletion of items. In another company announcement, Epicor’s ListingExpert is now available for automotive aftermarket professionals to set up and manage e-commerce sales on the Amazon.com global marketplace. Epicor ListingExpert allows parts businesses to list virtually any automotive aftermarket product on the Amazon e-commerce platform. It automates the process of assigning the appropriate Amazon Standard Identification Number for a listed product, and generates a detailed description, product image and corresponding application information.
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