Sales cycle represents the different sequential and systematic phases and processes required in selling a product or service.
Sales Cycle is a term that summarizes all the activities ranging from making an effective pitch to commissioning the product. It is devised to develop and design better ways of selling, attempting to make sale efforts more efficient and productive. The sales, marketing and customer service departments of an organization, play a vital role in the sales cycle. It is the course of time from initiation with a customer, the identification of goods and services to be sold, the acceptance of the intended purchase agreements, to the actual delivery time after transaction is complete.
Sales & Operations Planning
White Paper By: IBS
Building Sales & Operations Planning (S&O) around a “Plan, Do, Check and Act” (PDCA) process represents a proven way to align financial goals with operational reality. Unless you develop a sound Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process based on a PDCA methodology, your struggle to meet projections will continue to persist. What are you doing to improve...
Sales Force Management:Information Is Power
White Paper By: RepSpark
What is the strategic role of information in sales management? Essentially today’s retailers have all power because they have access to solid, timely, accurate and actionable information. All too often, executives and their sales force must navigate multiple complex applications or ask someone to produce reports and visualizations. Worse, the output is often too fragmented or...
SAP Authorization Logic - Where Did it All Go Wrong?
White Paper By: CSI tools
Although SAP Authorization concept has been widely followed in many software development environments, some of the enterprises are still facing issues to understand it. They often think that the purpose of SAP authorization objects is to restrict certain organizational levels and they can protect SAP systems by removing and assigning transaction codes to users.The reality is however...
Sales Process Management is Driving Bottom Line Results
White Paper By: Elastic Suite
Sales Process Management (SPM) is a key functionality that can lead to increased cross-selling and up-selling opportunities, ultimately contributing to enhanced sales growth revenue. Choosing the right solution for Sales Management Process can make a tangible and quantifiable impact on a company’s bottom line and become a key driver of company’s profitability. Elastic, a...
Sales and Operations Planning Process in Supply Chain
White Paper By: NexInfo Solutions, Inc
Importance of an Effective Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process in Supply Chain: Companies that have adopted Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes are gaining the visibility and agility to improve supply and demand matching, promotional planning, and product management. What is the need of Sales and Operations Planning(S&OP)...
Salespeople Can't Live Without Insight: How Empowered Distributors Sell More Effectively
White Paper By: Earnest & Associates
Customer Stratification provides the insights needed for top-performing salespeople to be more successful by building more productive, cohesive and profitable sales organizations. By focusing sales time and attention in a more knowledgeable manner, Customer Stratification will drive more sustainable and profitable growth.The challenge is to gain insight from the data on hand and apply it to...