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Optimizing Gross Margin over Continously Cleansed Data
Imperfect product data can erode your gross margin, frustrate both your customers and your employees, and slow new sales opportunities. The proven safeguards

contribution margin  experience an improved margin contribution and revenue uplift, as well as bettermanaged market volatility and supply balance. Millions of dollars have been spent on data management projects, with the ultimate goal of accurate and consistent product data”. Companies have found that without normalized and standardized data, many other corporate initiatives (including pricing and gross margin management) can never get off the ground. epaCUBE was founded on the premise that “real dollars” could be Read More
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods t...
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Pricing Management in a Down Economy -- Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series expanded on some of TEC's earlier articles about companies' need for better pricing management and optimization practices. It also

contribution margin  time, while maximizing margin contribution for the relevant items; RAPS Advanced Export offers retailers the ability to prioritize, limit and export the most effective price changes available to stores based on margin contribution, revenue or correlation to the retailer’s price strategy. This module also enables the retailer to designate minimum or maximize price change amounts and control price change frequency; and RAPS Shopper  equips retailers with the ability to collect and import competitor Read More
Pricing and Revenue Optimization: A Manufacturing Perspective
Pricing and revenue optimization is the process of improving business margins by either increasing unit prices or increasing gross revenues. This type of

contribution margin  result, increasing the total contribution margin is the driving force behind this new focus on pricing and revenue optimization. Pricing and revenue optimization today is at a stage similar to that of supply chain optimization a decade ago. Supply chain optimization produced a significant leap forward in managing expenses and implementing competitive pricing strategies focused on reduced costs. However, the potential to benefit from pricing arbitrage was not addressed. Pricing arbitrage is the concept of Read More
Sales Force Performance
Understanding market drivers is key to managing customer behavior. To do this, organizations must state and qualify their assumptions about the real drivers of

contribution margin  gap score improves profit contribution by $1.64 million ($4.925÷3.0). Creating an Improvement Strategy It is always difficult to generalize regarding strategy. However, a good starting place is to map out the impact of the drivers versus the perceived difficulty of implementing the change necessary to create the benefit as referenced below: Impact Quadrant 3 Quadrant 4 Quadrant 1 Quadrant 2 Time Complexity Investment Quadrant 3 is often referred to as low hanging fruit where benefits are more easily Read More
Jeeves-Thriving Organically as a Humble Servant
Jeeves Information Systems, an innovative Swedish enterprise applications provider, seems to be making the right moves towards remaining a force within its

contribution margin  annual increase. The revenue contribution from Microcraft 's Garp product, which was acquired in March 2005, was 20.4 million (SEK) (about $2.7 million [USD]), and the mother company share was the remaining portion. Profits after tax amounted to 9.2 million (SEK) (about $1.2 million [USD]); Microcraft's contribution was 3 million (SEK) (about $400,000 [USD]), and the mother company share made up the rest, reflecting a merger of kindred, independently profitable parties with similar corporate cultures. Read More
Measuring the Business Value of IT Service
Written for the IT outsourcing community, this document describes an approach for measuring the business value of IT in order to focus service provision

contribution margin  outsourcers' clients see the contribution being made to the success of their clients' business ventures. As a result, the outsourcers' relationships will transition from supplier to partner, they become better placed to exploit new business opportunities, and save money by focusing efforts on areas that are important to their clients. Read More
Should You Consider Deltek? Well it Depends…
TEC selection software is used to match potential customers with Deltek's solution.

contribution margin  equally close in their contribution to the module's overall strength. Figure 3 shows a bar-graph view of only our adjusted global priorities for the criteria, and this is matched with the actual functionality in Figure 4. Figure 3. The only noticeably significant changes are in the cash management and accounts receivable criteria groups. In this case, cash management is simply not an area with many criteria so its score does not contribute much to the graph. Deltek, in fact, supports eleven of our Read More
The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing
The appeal of global sourcing for many industries is certainly understandable, given the potential lower cost benefits, but without careful elimination of all

contribution margin  Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing Situational Analysis For anyone who has not spent the last several years hibernating or stranded on a remote island, it has become apparent that supply-side control is more important than ever for overall business success. This is due to globalization (meaning new potential markets, but at the price of growing competition too), low-cost country sourcing (and even outsourcing of some, if not most, manufacturing or service operations), continuous cost pressures Read More
User Recommendations for Pricing Management
Price management might improve revenue (by a few percent) and gross margin (even by an umpteen percent), but the truly amazing benefits should only come when

contribution margin  Recommendations for Pricing Management What SAP Gets via Partnerships As explained in Applications Giants Bolster Their Pricing Management Capabilities in retail, pricing and profit optimization are analytic applications that analyze demand patterns and optimize pricing by each stock-keeping unit (SKU) by selling location in order to optimize revenue and gross margins. In a bid to meet the growing demands of the price management market, SAP has entered another partnership, this time with Vendavo . The Read More
Driving Better, Faster Decision Making through Finance
Software can’t tell you how to beat the competition, but it can determine which products and services have the greatest profit margin, who are the most

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SYSPRO Tackles Predictive Analytics
SYSPRO has announced that it has partnered with Corelytics, Inc., the developer of a cloud-based, predictive analytics solution for financial management

contribution margin  problems Evaluate line-of-business (LoB) contribution Get the management team on the same page with regard to business metrics Read More
Inflation’s Demise: The Impact on Business Informa
Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) business models and information systems originated in the 1970s and 1980s, an inflationary period. They addressed business

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NCR Names Emcien Its SaaS Supplier of the Year
In late October 2012, Emcien was named the 2012 Supplier of the Year in the software as a service (SaaS) Solution Provider category, presented at the NCR IT

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Andersen Gives Yantra a Vote of Confidence
Yantra and Andersen Consulting have announced a broad strategic alliance to provide supply chain solutions through PureEcommerce™, a Web-based customer

contribution margin  digital marketplaces. As a contribution to continued growth and a vote of confidence, Andersen has taken an equity stake in Yantra in conjunction with the alliance. Market Impact Large, full-service consulting firms like Andersen deal almost exclusively with projects involving multiple enterprises or multiple applications. Yantra is ideal for this purpose as it brings to the table an application best suited to environments where large volumes of transactions must be passed efficiently among Read More
The Benefits of Focusing on a Niche and Serving it Well: EcFood - A Dot-com Making It
ecFood is a strategic sourcing vendor focused on the industrial food market. Its recent financial results prove that being highly focused can bring value to

contribution margin  Benefits of Focusing on a Niche and Serving it Well: EcFood - A Dot-com Making It Event Summary Food and beverage industry strategic sourcing vendor ecFood , recently announced exceptional results for 2001 with dramatic increases in revenue, gross margin, transaction volume, customer acquisition and services. The privately held company closed out the year with record-breaking performance, including an 815% increase in gross margin from 2000 and revenue of $37.6 million. ecFood also acquired a major Read More
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