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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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 use of wireless handheld devices for data collection) Requisitions Self-Service Vendor Self-Service Vendor Portal e-Procurement (it provides purchasing management services with automated requisitioning, approval, receiving, reconciliation, invoice payment, and posting to a user's general ledger, while