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vista 120  product ] and Epicor Vista [ evaluate this product ]. Epicor’s distribution solutions focus on inventory and warehouse management, sales and order processing, financials, CRM, and planning and forecasting solutions. They also automate customer acquisition and order management to warehouse fulfillment, accounting and customer service. The distribution suite is best tailored for wholesale distributors including third party logistics providers. Best product representatives for this target market would be Read More

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