Price Management and Profit Optimization Seen Set to Boom

ROI driving increasing enterprise investments in PMPO, Yankee Group reports; double-digit market growth predicted for this supply chain segment

Leading Indicators Point to Rise

  • Pricing solutions are increasingly becoming enterprise-wide deployments, often large-scale global rollouts.

  • Leading systems integrators and consulting firms, such as Accenture, Deloitte and IBM Global Services, are building practices to facilitate PMPO strategy, process reengineering and technology implementation projects.

  • An increased number of educated and qualified request for proposal (RFPs) signal a downstream pull for pricing solutions.

  • C-level executives are refocusing on revenue and margin growth rather than cost cutting.
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Additional Articles of Interest

July 2001 (sell-side) August 2001 (buy-side) iSource Business Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Benchmarking Standardizing Benchmarking to Achieve Results

convergence of the financial and physical supply chains Enabling the Financial Supply and Demand Chain Supply & Demand Chain Executive