Let’s face it. Quoting and order entry can make or break your business. If it isn’t accurate from the start, it impacts every aspect of your business. And if you’re using an off-the-shelf ERP system, software or spreadsheets that can’t handle the complexities of this industry—you already know the struggle is very real. Fill out the form to download a short article addressing your daily challenges of sales quoting and order entry. There are solutions available right now already optimized for your industry that can:
- Accelerate sales quoting and order entry for employees
- Automate complicated calculations and processes
- Minimize waste of material and time
- Empower salespeople while holding them accountable
- Deliver deep insight for better control of the business
Read a sneak peek of the article here – For Steel Service Centers, Metal Fabricators, and Building Manufacturers, the sales quoting process is the most important—and the most difficult—business procedure to get right. From purchasing through production, every aspect of the business is impacted by the accuracy of sales quotes and orders. Profit—or loss—begins at order entry. Over the years, steel companies have struggled with mainstream ERP systems that were not designed to handle the wide range of material attributes, nesting calculations, outsourced processing, customer materials…the list goes on. To overcome the limitations, sales teams used custom systems and complex spreadsheets to streamline the quoting process. Better, but not enough. To deliver a truly accurate, efficient sales quoting and order entry process, your business management software needs to connect information and automate calculations. Salespeople should be able to enter line items while inventory and production are continuously optimized in the background.