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Next-generation Workforces
Less than one third of manufacturers can boast world-class employee engagement (the ability to “secure a competitive performance advantage by having superior

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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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order generation  Alternative material usage Sales order connection Optional reservations Payment plans Demand delivery and transaction list reports   Tender Management   Manage sales / purchasing tender operations Track biddings associated with tenders Define consortiums and joint-ventures Specify tender methods Manage tender documents effectively Specify non-conformity and cancellation reasons for tenders Specify commission members Specify contacts, contractors, and target suppliers for a tender Specify required Read More

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