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Case Study: Manitou
Manitou, a global producer of complex make-to-order forklift trucks, wanted to optimize sales processes to overcome several challenges, including a lack of

christian hermann manitou  and production cycle times. Christian Hermann, Chief Information Officer Configure-to-Order (CTO) : The Challenge Complex configure-to-order products, 17 subsidiary companies, 80 field sales representatives, and more than 500 dealers around the world. Manitou wanted to optimize their sales processes to overcome several challenges: Lack of visibility to dealers' order pipeline Error prone order capture Frequent back and forth between sales and engineering to validate configurations Difficulty and delay

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