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Fort Worth Bolt & Tool Selects Epicor Wholesale Distribution ERP
Fort Worth Bolt & Tool Co. of Fort Worth, Texas, has recently selected the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution

wholesale trade association  the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution as well as Epicor B2B Seller to support e-commerce (to facilitate new ways for customers to purchase and interact with the retailer). Fort Worth Bolt & Tool Company was started in 1949 as a retailer of fasteners, hand tools, and portable power tools, and currently has three stocking locations in Texas: Fort Worth, Dallas, and Denton. Epicor Prophet 21 will provide Fort Worth Bolt & Tool with a scalable business

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