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Case Study: Manitou
Manitou, a global producer of complex make-to-order forklift trucks, wanted to optimize sales processes to overcome several challenges, including a lack of

cto module  assembly item code | CTO screen components | sales quotation | sales order documents | sales order processing | bill of materials from the sales quotation | bill of materials from the sales order documents | create sales order | configure product | check availability schedule order create requirements | check availability | availability schedule order | schedule order | order create requirements | create requirements | determine conditions | maintain conditions | perform credit check | system performs

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cto module  provided by Diane Cerulli, director of product marketing, retail software for Epicor. Cerulli joined Epicor in 2002, bringing with her about 30 years of experience in retail operations. In her current role, she is responsible for supporting the product marketing, and sales tools behind the Epicor RetailSuite. She is involved in the retail product and market strategy, product collateral, and promotion of the products through various vehicles to the client, employee and industry analysts population. Cerulli Read More

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