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Managing Business Risk in Industrial Equipment and Supply
Industrial equipment manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) distributors can’t afford to miss bidding deadlines, delivery dates, product

economic offer template  with excess inventory during economic declines. To minimize the risk of inventory shortages and write-offs, industrial companies can learn lessons from the consumer goods sector. These firms are accustomed to high volumes and large product lines, and have turned to event-driven demand and inventory planning functions as well as market analytics to determine profitable product mix (see Figure 2). Services Expansion: A solution provider stance nearly always entails offering services. Component

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Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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