Epicor Software Corp., Austin, Texas, rolled out its latest version of Epicor Eclipse, for distributors in the electrical, plumbing and HVAC sectors. Eclipse v.9.0 features a refreshed user interface (UI) and technical innovations that foster business efficiency and productivity. This version of Epicor Eclipse delivers a new user experience with a completely new main window, menu structures and navigation panels; a new Web widget to view other Web sites in the main window; and new "Metro-style" widgets with configurable widget size, color and notification method. The visually appealing, task-focused and user-friendly graphic interface of Eclipse v.9.0 will help employees accomplish more in their daily work and provide better customer service.
In addition, a number of innovations have been introduced to support increased business efficiency for distributors. These include a new volume rebate tracking system for vendor purchases, an eBulletin Board for critical announcements, an all-new chat-format messaging system, an improved central purchasing process, faster material returns, and new optional integration to Avalara for tax calculation and filing services.