Just over a year ago, we had Capital Pricing Consultants CEO & Founder Lydia DiLiello on the show to trade ideas for pricing in an unprecedented pandemic. Whereas back then the concern was avoiding a race to the bottom, the opposite challenge is now raging through B2B pricing departments. With the pandemic receding, how can […]
Traditional CPQ (Configure Price Quote) software is an unacceptable sales automation tool for companies offering highly configurable products. CPQ fails complex product manufacturers because the required engineering rules, geometry, and calculations far exceed the capabilities of traditional CPQ systems. An inordinate amount of potential profitability is lost reviewing, correcting, and re-engineering inadequate configurations. Companies manufacturing […]
PBA (Project Business Automation) was created as a new technology category to specifically help project-based manufacturers achieve best practices. Bringing all the project functionalities along with the manufacturing functionalities into one system creates a seamlessly connected operation, precisely what Industry 4.0 is meant to accomplish. PBA ensures that many manual processes are automated. Data exchanges […]
For more than a quarter century Lean Manufacturing has been focused on plant floor process improvement. While these efforts have eliminated waste in the operation, rarely have pricing elements been considered part of a value stream mapping (VSM). COVID has accelerated why manufacturers must consider pricing as a central theme in continuous process improvement. Recently, […]
I’ll be presenting a 2 day workshop at the 2020 PPS Fall Virtual Conference on October 20-21, 2020. Negotiation Skills for Pricers & Sales: Combating Professional Procurement Tactics & Winning Businesses face unprecedented pricing pressure as a direct result of sophisticated procurement organizations. Pricing, sales and finance leadership across all industries are engaging in challenging negotiations […]
The goal of pricing analysis is not to bombard your audience with data visualizations. Rather, the goal is to provide context and facilitate management conversations to drive pricing decisions. This session will teach attendees how to effectively adjust their communication approach for maximum impact. The Professional Pricing Society · Negotiation Skills For Pricers And Sales
The WAM Podcast is where accomplished women interview accomplished women who can share their experiences and encourage women to look across the broad landscape of manufacturing, from the shop floor to the C-Suite, and the expanse of jobs and careers in between, to learn more about this exciting sector of the U.S. economy, and what […]
For more information on this event go to PricingSociety.com/Conferences/Fall-Pricing-Conference or see the flyer below.
Optimizing Profitability Through Cross Functional Resources: Getting Sales, Finance & Manufacturing to Help Drive Profit Is your organization plagued by confusing messages regarding profit and revenue? Who is really driving profit in your company? How can you encourage company wide support getting Sales, Finance, and Manufacturing to work together to improve profit? If these questions […]
Listen to what the current pricing trends are, and how they can help your company increase profit. Audio Recording Link.