A recent paper from SAP, The Future Customer Experience, states that, "Customers are no longer content to be merely recipients of goods and services; they have become embedded in the business model itself."
From challenging times comes opportunity, and British manufacturers must embrace this in order to navigate through the 'old norms' into the 'new now'. Below I explore the key trends emerging in the sector.
For manufacturers, it is a boon these days that they can integrate their ERP system with machines. Thanks to the internet of things (IoT), it is not only easy to integrate but also a practical solution to all problems of the system.
There is now an affordable pricing optimization solution for small and midsized manufacturers; this transformation will allow even the smallest manufacturer to utilize lean principles in the pricing process immediately.
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