Sales Reporting

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Key Metrics for Successful B2B Sales Teams in Digital Times – Five Unmissable Tips with Examples

Sales productivity metrics and key performance indicators for B2B Sales teams.

Managing a sales team in B2B (Business-to-Business) is a challenging job. The endless list of task and responsibilities sales managers are getting nowadays makes it exciting and stressing at the same time.

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Sales & Operations Planning

The Five SALSA Principles of Effective Sales and Operations Planning

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is probably the most important planning process of any company. It will determine the difference between success and failure in the years to come.

Usually, the S&OP includes a list of open sales deals, an updated sales forecast, production plan, inventory plan, customer lead time (backlog) plan, new product development plan, strategic initiative plan and the resulting financial plan.

 

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Five interesting Facts & Statistics About B2B Distribution

 

B2B Sales is changing because buyers are changing – mainly in the way they buy. Companies in B2B distribution are particularly affected by the changes in customer behaviour and their competitive environment. The shift in customer behaviour is the primary driven-factor behind the digitalisation of sales.

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Predictive analytics – how much data do you really need?

 
How Much Data Do You Need For Predictive Analytics?

Predictive analytics is one of the technologies with the highest financial impact in B2B sales. Several popular applications of predictive analytics are becoming “must-have” nowadays.

Sales leaders rely on lead scoring, customer attrition modelling, cross-selling analytics and pricing analytics to prioritise their sales activities and increase their customer lifetime value.

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Sales reporting: Measure the right KPIs and report them on a regular basis

Regular sales reporting is an important tool for sales planning, controlling and monitoring. In this regard, it is essential to reduce the effort of sales reporting to a minimum, while still reporting meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the sales team and management.

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