LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., June 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of 3PL and 4PL solutions for a diverse range of finished goods and replacement parts, today announced it is collaborating with Netsirk Technologies to offer Skulocity, a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system aimed at manufacturers, parts distributors and repair businesses to help streamline their operations and improve efficiency.


    Developed jointly by Netsirk Technologies and Encompass, Skulocity is a fully-integrated ERP system designed for small- to mid-sized manufacturers, retailers, field and depot service organizations and parts distributors. Tailored specifically for the Major Appliance, Consumer Electronics and Computing vertical markets, the module-based software provides comprehensive functionality for: order management, inventory control, warehouse management, procurement, discrete manufacturing, accounting, payment processing and customer relationship management.


    In a show of support for its industry partners, Encompass is offering to subsidize the full costs of solution implementation and half of the monthly usage fee for the first 25 beta clients – a total value of more than $30,000 per company.


    “Encompass is driven to help our diverse customer base succeed in all areas of their business,” said Encompass President and CEO Robert Coolidge. “Skulocity was purposely developed to address each segment of the aftermarket supply chain, and we believe it has the advanced features and functionality to significantly enhance client operations. We are extremely excited to offer this powerful tool as a value-added benefit to our business partners.”


    Encompass is fully integrated with Skulocity to provide users seamless access to more than 8 million spare parts and over 500,000 model-to-parts cross references from major manufacturer brands in the Consumer Electronics, Appliance and Computing product categories, among many others. Electronic ordering and real-time status updates are also available through Skulocity. In addition to this fully-integrated data component from Encompass, part photos and easy-to-search parts from a host of other verticals are available to help the service industry expand and take advantage of repair opportunities in adjacent product categories.


    Quincy Faison, president of Netsirk Technologies, said Skulocity is an enterprise grade business management system with all the same functionality of SAP Business One, MS Dynamics and Netsuite at a fraction of the cost.


    “With Encompass’ extensive understanding of the specialized needs of the aftermarket supply chain, we developed Skulocity as a cost-effective, alternative solution for smaller manufacturers, distributors and repair service companies,” said Faison. “Our software offers the same advanced features and capabilities as much more expensive technology already in the market. Skulocity is ideal for organizations of really any size that need a simple way to manage all facets of their business – from inventory serial number and warranty tracking to service scheduling and dispatching and so much more.”


    About Netsirk Technologies
    Since 2002, Netsirk Technologies has been an innovator in Small Business ERP Solutions with customers around the world. With the release of their flagship Skulocity solution, they’ve quickly become an industry leader of cloud business management solutions that empower small and mid-size businesses to streamline business processes and accelerate growth. Skulocity is built on the world’s best cloud technology that’s simple, powerful, scalable and affordable for companies of all sizes. Skulocity delivers a suite of fully-integrated business management applications, such as Financials, CRM, Sales Force Automation, Warehouse Management, Inventory Planning, Service & Repair, and e-commerce on a robust and flexible platform. For more information, please visit skulocity.com, follow us on Facebook or call 800.800.1047.


    About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
    Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.


    Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information, please visit encompass.com and encompassparts.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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