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The Basics of Quote-to-order Systems
Global competition means more choice for consumers and increasing customer demands. Manufacturers and distributors must develop a better understanding of what

e shop proposals  aided design [CAD] drawings, etc.), which is passed to the shop floor for the actual order completion and also back to the customer for necessary review and approval (which can involve many modifications). Owing to the above lengthy and cumbersome processes, increasingly, the most complex products, pricing, and financing typically result in the salesperson rather conveniently offering and selling familiar, tried-and-true products with no frills, and not necessarily the products best suited for the

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Sales Force Automation (SFA)

Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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