Bowman Gilfillan Selects Epicor ERP to Consolidate Intricate Billing Structures and Budgeting Processes

By July 7, 2012 No Comments

Simplifying Complicated Billing Process and Budget Management

 Johannesburg, South AfricaEpicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Bowman Gilfillan, one of Africa’s premier corporate law firms has selected Epicor’s purpose built budgeting solution. The Epicor solution encourages enterprise-wide collaboration, incorporates information sources, and utilises advanced modeling and data visualization tools. The solution will be implemented by Epicor value added reseller, New Era Solutions.

Employing over 310 specialised lawyers and a total staff of over 550, Bowman Gilfillan offers professional legal services across the African continent. By drawing on its unique knowledge of the African business environment and in-depth understanding of the socio-political climate, Bowman Gilfillan advises clients on a wide range of technical legal issues.

“Epicor’s budgeting solution is very intuitive and simple to use which makes the complicated process of budgeting effortless,” said Grant Karolius, chief financial officer for Bowman Gilfillan. “The system will be rolled out in five locations, Sandton, Cape Town, Kenya and later in Tanzania and Uganda. This will consolidate our financial management efforts with speed and accuracy.”

The implementation will be done by New Era Solutions, an Epicor value added reseller for over 10 years who specializes in integrated and customizable IT solutions in partnership with global specialists in ERP, warehouse management systems (WMS), customer relationship management (CRM) and mobility, offering a single-source solution. New Era Solutions has recently been certified as a level 2 BBBEE contributor.

“Bowman Gilfillan selected the Epicor solution because it offers a proven system that can be rolled out yearly without reinventing the wheel which saves a great deal of man hours. It also gives a true reflection of the firm’s productivity and ensures the business maintains a firm grasp on its operational expenses. With the seamless integration to the Practice Management System (3E), the finance team can manage variances between budget and actuals.” said Aminah Khoza, channel manager for Epicor in Africa.

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company’s headquarters are located in Dublin, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit

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Contact: Melissa Combrinck

Daheim Communication (on behalf of Epicor)

+27 83 226 2433

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