Epicor Prophet 21 | Overview


Epicor Prophet 21—A fit-for-purpose, cloud-ready business system for distributors.

Powered by Microsoft Azure, the most trusted cloud platform for enterprise, Epicor® Prophet 21® in the cloud brings you mission-critical, industry specific value to drive business growth – faster, easier, and more reliable than ever. Leading industry analysts have praised our cloud strategy and vision.

Epicor Prophet 21 has been developed to fit distribution businesses and is continually improved with a focus on making it easier for our customers to grow their distributorships. Prophet 21 combines proven distribution expertise with an end-to-end Web-enabled infrastructure and modern technology stack: HTML5, Angular JS, .NET, and SQL Server®. On-premise and cloud deployment options are available. Distributors can start with the on-premises version and migrate to the cloud as their business grows.

Epicor delivers flexible, industry-specific business solutions designed to ease complexity and drive growth for your distribution business. The strength of Epicor business solutions lies in a simplified approach to technology, with products and services designed to fit our customers and how they work. More than 45 years of experience is built into Epicor Prophet 21. With more than 1.700 wholesale distribution customers throughout the world using the Eclipse system, Epicor is one of the leading technology partners for the distribution industry.

Optimize Your Entire Distribution Business with Prophet 21

Prophet 21 enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is designed to address the challenges of today’s dynamic distribution industry?enabling distributors to take full advantage of modern, cloud-ready technologies to help them grow profitable businesses faster. Epicor is uniquely positioned to help you achieve the business results you need to sustain a long-term competitive advantage and growth. Epicor Prophet 21 runs on any browser, improving usability and mobility while allowing distributors access from any device, anywhere. It’s built on industry leading, proven SaaS technologies for lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and continuous improvement?a future-ready platform for digitalization of your business needs today and well into the future. As a cloud-based solution, it provides greater flexibility to scale, extend, customize, and configure it to work the way you work with full extensibility throughout the stack via an application programming interface (API) that will give businesses the ability to add specialized vertical functionality for core or adjacent markets.

Designed for your industry

The Epicor Prophet 21 system is designed to streamline the various distribution processes in today’s dynamic supply chain. Epicor provides industry-leading solutions for distributors of all sizes. A feature-rich application, Prophet 21 has been developed to manage the requirements of distribution industries including:

· Consumer Package Goods

· Electrical

· Fasteners

· Fluid Power


· Industrial

· Irrigation and Landscape

· Jan/San

· Medical Supply/Pharmaceuticals

· Paper and Packaging

· Pipe, valve, fittings (PVF)

· Petroleum

· Plumbing

· Safety Supply

· Tile and Flooring

· Welding Supply / packaged gases

 Deep functionality built for distributors

The Epicor Prophet 21 system is a complete, effective and efficient end-to-end business management solution, designed for today’s distributor. Prophet 21 enables your most critical business areas to work more efficiently, including:  


· Order Management

· eCommerce

· Inventory Management

· Purchasing

· Wireless Warehouse Management

· Financials

· Manufacturing

· Rentals


· Service and Maintenance

· Business Intelligence and Analytics

· Enterprise Content Management

Technology That Enables Transformation

Today, you need a distribution specific software solution that you can implement quickly without substantial cost to your business. Epicor Prophet 21 is designed to help your distribution business scale, change, and grow without major system modifications. Learn more about how Epicor Prophet 21 can help you grow your distribution business by contacting Epicor today.

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$5K/user/mo premise-$200/user/mo Saas

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