Manitou Group Implements PROS Smart CPQ to Transform Digital eCommerce with Single Gateway for Global Dealer Network
Sep. 13, 2018
HOUSTON & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 13, 2018--PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced that Manitou Group, a world leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and services for all-terrain material handling equipment, is implementing PROS Smart CPQ across its global dealer network. With its digital transformation underway, Manitou plans to deliver an omnichannel buying experience for more than 1,500 dealers around the world.
Manitou Group, headquartered in France, operates 11 production sites across 26 subsidiaries in more than 140 countries in the United States; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and Asia. Its globally recognized brands include Manitou, Gehl, Mustang, Loc and Edge Attachments.
“Our dealers are located across the globe, and they look to Manitou for an omnichannel eCommerce experience that combines smart data, analytics and connected systems that are personalized and mobile-friendly,” said Randy Carey, Manitou Group Vice President, Digital Transformation. “With PROS, dealers can order directly from an electronic catalog to configure and place orders, ensuring a real-time sales experience and complete order accuracy. Our sales teams are now guided to products that customers need, with precise configurations, pricing and quotes. We appreciate PROS ongoing partnership and commitment to helping us deliver a world-class customer experience.”
“Customers expect a frictionless and transparent digital experience, accompanied by dynamic pricing across every selling channel,” said Sebastian Mamro, PROS Vice President of Customer Success. “Across the globe, we see firsthand that companies are redefining how they serve their customers with a modern commerce strategy. We appreciate the confidence of Manitou in selecting PROS to enable its digital transformation.”
PROS Smart CPQ automates and simplifies configuration, pricing and quoting processes, empowering sales to instantly create accurate, personalized solutions for each customer. Companies are able to deliver the most profitable and compelling offers. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, PROS AI-powered Guidance solution provides prescriptive insights into willingness-to-pay at the individual customer level, giving sales teams the ability to offer the right product at the right price in real-time for every customer.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) provides AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy. PROS solutions make it possible for companies to price, configure and sell their products and services in an omnichannel environment with speed, precision and consistency. Our customers, who are leaders in their markets, benefit from decades of data science expertise infused into our industry solutions.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of AI-powered solutions to organizations generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with AI-powered solutions and its current expectations of the benefits of AI-powered solutions for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s AI-powered solution needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of AI-powered solutions such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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