Russell Strachan

Russell Strachan
Director of Information Systems

Russell has more than 30 years implementing ERP and planning solutions for multi-national manufacturers (incl. MTS, MTO, and ETO) and distributors in a wide range of industries including CPG, food & beverage, paints & coatings, paper/film, aerospace, and utilities.

Intensive Epicor ERP E9/E10/Vantage implementation experience. His particular strengths in the Epicor ERP are in:


  • Quote Management
  • Order Management
  • Engineering
  • Materials Requirements Planning
  • Advanced Planning & Scheduling
  • Job Management
  • Purchasing and Purchase Scheduling
  • Shipping /Receiving
  • Data Migration Tool (DMT)


Some areas of expertise include:

  • Broad cross industry MFG experience
  • Knowledge of ‘Best Practices’ in both planning and operations
  • Deep and broad understanding of, and experience using the E10/E9/Vantage functionality, architecture and tools
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with executives, business leaders, stakeholders, and the project team, to achieve a clear consensus VISION of a ‘To Be’ solution that includes project goals and targets (metrics and KPIs), GAPS (customizations and process improvements), prioritized strategies to accomplish goals and optimize the business, resource requirements, and executable project plans. Experienced in process design and managing change to maximize ROI

BS Pure Math (incl. Programming, Statistics and Numerical Methods) & Econ. Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand

MA Psych (Humanistic) University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA