CINCINNATI, Ohio – October 17, 2011 – Cincom Systems’ Cincom Acquire®, a guided selling and product configuration software platform designed to help companies sell complex products and services, is now available for sale in China in native Chinese.
A joint-venture materials handling company is the first company inChinato implement Cincom Acquire.
This company was looking for product configuration software to replace its existing outdated software, which lacked local support and required access to a remote server located abroad. With Cincom Acquire, it is able to customize its own software to its specific needs, and respond to customers rapidly and accurately to win more orders.
Software purchases by Chinese manufacturers are expected to grow to more than $2.1 billion (in US dollars) in 2015 with a combined annual growth rate of 15.75 percent according to global industry analyst, Gartner in its report “G00214826 – Forecast: Enterprise IT Spending by Vertical Industry Market, Worldwide, 2009-2015, 2Q11 Update (15 July 2011).” In the heavy industry sector, software purchases are expected to grow by 14.37 percent during that same time.
Cincom has been in China for several years selling ERP and call center software. “Cincom China’s strategy is to continue to offer best-of-breed products to the growing industries that deal with complex manufacturing processes,” said Mark Grimes, managing director, Cincom China.
About Cincom Acquire
Cincom Acquire automates the effective selling of complex products and services. It enables true collaborative selling processes and provides guided selling, channel and distributor collaboration, as well as quotation and proposal management and integrates with existing systems including Cincom® CONTROL™, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP and salesforce.com.
Cincom Acquire has helped manufacturers selling complex products and services successfully streamline their sales, design and proposal processes by delivering critical product and sales knowledge to the point of sale, while significantly reducing “quote-to-cash” time. Cincom has helped manufacturers reduce proposal generation time from five days to 15 minutes, decrease time to close a sale by 80 percent and cut lead times from 14 weeks to six weeks.
Specifically, Cincom Acquire provides:
- Guided selling and specification
- Product and service configuration
- Quotation and proposal management
- Proposal and document generation
- Rule-based pricing
- Full portal integration for dealers and customers
- Customizable user interface using standard Microsoft tools
For 43 years, Cincom has helped thousands of clients worldwide by solving complex business problems with its software and services. For more information about Cincom’s products and services, contact Cincom at 1-800-2CINCOM (USAonly), send an e-mail to email@example.com or visit the company’s website at www.cincom.com. Cincom is a Gold Certified Partner of Microsoft Corporation.
Donna Hedge Burns
Corporate Public Relations