About the Customer
Xplore is The Rugged Tablet Authorit, exclusively manufacturing powerful, long-lasting, and customer-defined rugged tablet PCs since 1996. Today, Xplore offers the broadest portfolio of genuinely rugged tablets – and the most complete lineup of rugged tablet accessories – on Earth. Its mobility solutions are purpose-built for the energy, utilities, telecommunications, military and defense, manufacturing, distribution, public safety, healthcare, government, and field service sectors.
The company’s award-winning military-grade computers are also among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, built to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme for years without fail.
Scope and Challenges
Xplore Technologies Corp. has chosen the award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP, deployed in the cloud, to consolidate business systems, automate processes, and provide the real-time performance to support its business growth and profitability objectives.
Xplore Technologies Corp., the maker of the most rugged tablets on Earth, has been in the business of developing, integrating, and marketing industrial grade rugged tablets for customers in several sectors for more than 20 years. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Outcome and Implications
After acquiring the assets of another company, Xplore Technologies found itself needing to consolidate disparate ERP systems that didn’t necessarily always talk to one another. Xplore also needed of a new set of technologies capable of supporting its global business growth strategies. The company chose Epicor ERP, which is set to enable faster business growth by establishing streamlined workflows and reducing redundant data entry. Additionally, Xplore Technologies leadership concluded a cloud deployment was a cost-effective option that would make it easier for users in different locations to collaborate seamlessly.
“We needed a system that could support both our growth trajectory and increased focus on maximizing profitability through operational efficiency. To achieve this, we were looking for a single, integrated solution that could provide processing of transactions and accurate, timely financial reporting for improved decision making. We found Epicor Cloud ERP to be the right fit for us.” - said Tom Wilkinson, chief financial officer, Xplore Technologies Corp.
“We need data at hand for executive dashboards and systems that will empower our people to self-serve, as well as deliver real-time information to support pricing for large deals while at the same time supporting our aggressive operating efficiency targets. We are looking forward to having access to better information in a more expedient fashion to support our business objectives.” - said Tom Wilkinson, chief financial officer, Xplore Technologies Corp.
“Epicor Cloud ERP eliminates the need for separate applications, spreadsheets and ‘one-off’ processes. By relying on Epicor to provide easy-to-access business data across multiple offices, companies like Xplore Technologies are able to leverage real-time information to power their business.” - said Craig Downing, senior director, product marketing for Epicor Software.
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