IS eResource Guide

Check here for links to white papers, research, catalogs and other information that's of value to the industrial distribution community.

SmartWasher® Bioremediating Parts Washing System


The SmartWasher® Bioremediating Parts Washing System is self-cleaning and non-hazardous.

Through the process of bioremediation the SmartWasher® constantly maintains the cleanliness of the OzzyJuice®, a powerful, aqueous based degreasing solution that is pH-neutral, non-irritating, non-flammable, and non-toxic.

With SmartWasher® you never need to haul away dirty parts cleaning fluid again!

Tompkins Custom Test Point Kits

Tompkins test point kits

Great for maintenance, monitoring, and emergency repair, a hydraulic test kit from Tompkins helps you maximize equipment up-time and quickly diagnose problems, should they occur. In addition to our standard JIC and O-Ring Face-Seal Kits, Tompkins gives you the opportunity to create your own hydraulic test kit, making it more affordable and applicable to your specific needs. Include only the components you need - test points, pressure gauges, hoses, gauge port adapters - for your operations.

Kenandy White Paper: Embrace Disruptive Innovation

Kenandy white paper

The new normal is never “normal.” We no longer operate in an environment where tried-and-true business practices can be applied to resolve the issues that arise in the marketplace. Instead, traditional business is constantly being impacted by overwhelming and sudden shifts in the marketplace that require significant adjustments to business operations. The name of the game in this new normal is “disruptive innovation.” Read this white paper to learn what disruptive innovation is and how your company can use cloud ERP to stay in the game.

Start your digital journey with seven essential steps

Seven steps to a sharp, focused digital strategy

Every wholesale distributor faces increasing pressure to adopt a digital strategy for confronting massive disruption in the industry. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey by MDM, the approach most distributors take in developing an overall digital strategy is very reactive, with only 31% approaching their digital needs with a "comprehensive strategy that includes all types of software and solutions." Download our how-to guide to find out more about the 7 easy-but-essential steps you can take to get a handle on your digital strategy.

eCommerce Solutions—How Do Distributors Decide?

Epicor B2B eCommerce Solution

Is eCommerce a need to survive, or is it a supportive role? Either way, you need a smooth flow from customer expectations to your business process. If you’re competing with the likes of online giants (like Amazon and Grainger), or you need to manage more services for your customers, don’t wait to get a copy of this eBook!

Epicor-sponsored Distributor E-Commerce White paper

The Effect of ERP Software on Distributor E-Commerc

E-commerce in distribution is gaining traction, with many vertical markets transacting 20% or more of their sales online. As functionality for online commerce grows, so does the need of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor to catch up to advances in onoine technology.

Click this link to download the white paper by Scott Benfield of Benfield Consulting and Rich Vurva of Industrial Supply magazine.

Epicor-sponsored Distributor E-Commerce White paper

Epicor e-commerce white paper

The field of e-commerce in B2B Distribution is in its second decade. Our 2016 research finds that the pace of e-commerce activity has increased at an increasing rate and forecasts are that, by 2020, the MRO and industrial vertical markets will transact over 30% of their demand online.

Click this link to download the white paper by Scott Benfield of Benfield Consulting and Rich Vurva of Industrial Supply magazine.

Epicor Prophet 21 Knows How You Work

Prophet 21 Value Summary

Flexible, functional distribution software designed for distributors and built to drive growth. It gives you the ability to respond quickly to changing customer demands, which keeps those customers coming back.

The Epicor® Prophet 21™ software system helps you grow your sales, profits, productivity and the distance between you and your competition. Find out why it’s the system of choice for distributors across a variety of industries by reviewing the Epicor Prophet 21 Value Summary today.

Bins That Check Themselves? Brilliant


“It was like money falling from the sky.” That’s what VMI distributors are saying about the new ACTYLUSTM Smart Bin System. It monitors bins automatically and sends reorder alerts straight to your ERP. And it helps you differentiate your business, improve cash flow, and keep customers coming back for more. Discover the smartest way to keep bins full.

eZine – Distributors Reveal the Secrets of Their Success

Epicor eZine

Distributors want to grow their businesses, and that means having the right business systems and processes to drive productivity and efficiency. It also means being prepared for challenges along the way.

That’s why we’ve compiled seven stories from successful distributors, illustrating the key success factors to grow effectively and how Epicor® business software is helping them achieve it. Read our eZine and discover how they took advantage of proper planning, employee engagement and the right technology to grow profitably

Bins That Check Themselves? Brilliant

Assembly Fasteners case study

“It was like money falling from the sky.” That’s how the president of Assembly Fasteners, Inc. described the new ACTYLUSTM Smart Bin System that helped the company save $15,000 in the first month. ACTYLUS checks bins automatically and sends reorder alerts straight to your ERP, so it’s easy to grow SKUs and keep customers happy. See how AFI quickly grew its business and learn how it can be a game-changer for your business, too.