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Fourth Shift Corporation: Working Overtime To Provide Complete Customer Care
Fourth Shift claims to have grasped the requirements of its target market (SMEs) that wish to acquire most of their business applications from a single source

4 shift mrp  (50%-80%) during the next 4 years (60% probability). Vendor Recommendations Fourth Shift should further entrench itself within the global small-to-medium ERP market in the following ways: Expand business in its existing customer base, by upgrading older versions of software and by offering new extended ERP components. Further expand its global presence, primarily by developing new affiliate partnerships. Deliver more focused and pre-configured vertical solutions for industries, and offer application outso

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Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems

Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming quoting and ordering processes, decrease unit costs, and lower sales costs. Q2O suites can further help enterprises increase sales effectiveness across all channels. These solutions help companies that sell complex products and services shift their focus to customer-facing sales and service issues. 

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