Epicor Kinetic solutions for wood and metal work

Concerti helps you stay competitive in a challenging industry

Concerti understands the challenges of commodity industries. Several factors, such as price sensitivity, the volatility of material costs and a shortened product lifecycle have an impact on the wood and metal work industry’s profit margins.

Epicor’s software solutions for lumber and building materials (LBM) are designed for a wide range of manufacturers and retailers of lumber and metal, building components and interior and exterior building products. Whether you manufacture a few specialty items or provide a wide variety of products and services, Epicor’s solutions can help your business thrive.

Benefits for your business:

Manage the manufacture of increasingly complex products

Epicor Kinetic provides complex product management capabilities to meet the level of innovation required by the industry, in addition to meeting the new set of regulatory requirements imposed by government and industry in terms of control and traceability.

Maintain strong customer relationships

With the integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) features, we ensure that all communication with customers runs smoothly throughout the organization. Plus, with integrated request management and full Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) collaboration, customer requests can be fulfilled in real-time. This will enable you to respond quickly to your customers’ needs and provide value-added services.

Improve operational visibility

With Epicor’s integrated ERP technology, your business can eliminate redundant processes and improve information accuracy to provide better customer service and centralized operational management.

Reduce labour and material costs

Epicor’s Lean management method provides you with flexibility in your resource planning. Your business gains greater productivity and shorter turnaround times. You’ll always have inventory where you need it, when you need it.

Produce high-quality products

The Quality Assurance module provides workers the ability to take corrective actions. Epicor’s Product Configurator also enables you to manage your highly-configurable products with an easy-to-use question and answer format.

Keep an overview of your production

From design to manufacturing, Epicor LBM helps you simplify your product lifecycle management by centralizing access to several documents. Help your team to be proactive on a daily basis.

Case studies

National Door Industries

For more than 45 years, National Door Industries, Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas, has been manufacturing decorative Stylecraft™ Design Trim and window frames for both residential and commercial applications.

As a premier supplier to dealers in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, and Canada, the company specializes in “just about everything for garage doors,” including the supply and manufacture of 9,000 different parts designed to meet the size, color, and style needs of nearly every garage door distributed by the industry’s leading manufacturers.

Stay at the forefront with a full range of innovative products
Create a database that cross-references nearly 9,000 separate parts and products.
Improve profitability by reducing unneeded inventory.
Reduced physical inventory by 50 percent over the past three years, while maintaining daily production rates.
Better identify costs and subsequently increase profitability by either raising the prices of specific product lines or phasing out underperforming ones.
Eliminated duplication of labor, especially in billing and shipping.