In several aspects, Lawson Software could be regarded as an enterprise applications market anomaly. For one, at its peak in fiscal 2002, the company boasted annual revenues of nearly $430 million, but it still has only a slender (less than 10 percent of revenues) presence outside of its US domestic market. Further, it remains a major force in enterprise applications software, yet it does not cater the functionality to manufacturing sectors, and the vastness of its sales are thus derived from just a few service-oriented vertical markets-primarily health care and retail.
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able to track the flow of materials into the operating room. Thus, Lawson Procurement Suite aims at automating and streamlining the operational and administrative procurement process, promote adherence to purchasing policies, assist businesses in negotiating pricing for supplies, lower materials and services costs, and improve inventory practices. These applications are comprised of several principal components, including the following: Requisitions Purchase Order Inventory Control (with a support for