Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 22, 2011
TDCI, Inc. (TDCI), the leading provider of configurator-based software solutions and an Infor Solution Partner, announced today that BuyDesign product configurator and sales quoting capabilities are now available as part of Infor ERP LN (formerly Baan). BuyDesign is a comprehensive solution suite developed to streamline the sales process for customized products. BuyDesign helps companies that manufacture products with a wide range of features, options, and dimensions increase sales by becoming ‘easy to do business with’ while at the same time reducing order processing time, cost, and errors.
BuyDesign Configurator provides guided product configuration and dynamic pricing for customized products within Infor ERP LN order entry. BuyDesign Channel Sales is a web-based guided selling, quoting, and ordering application that streamlines sales of customizable products through both direct and indirect sales channels. Both BuyDesign Configurator and BuyDesign Channel Sales are available to Infor ERP LN users as supported Solution Partner products.
The release of BuyDesign with Infor ERP LN is an important milestone in the expanded Infor-TDCI relationship announced in September 2010. With that relationship, Infor named TDCI as a Solution Partner and selected TDCI’s BuyDesign as an integrated product configurator, guided selling, and sales quoting solution within several of Infor’s solutions, including Infor ERP SyteLine, Infor ERP LN, Infor ERP XA (MAPICS), Infor ERP SX.enterprise, and Infor Storefront.
To read that full announcement, visit http://www.tdci.com/news/news-articles/2010-news/PR-0910-infor-selects.html.
Italian window and door manufacturer, De Carlo Infissi S.p.A. (http://www.decarlo.it) is among the first companies to license the BuyDesign-based product configurator for Infor ERP LN along with BuyDesign Channel Sales through Altea (an Infor partner rated within the top 100 ICT Italian companies, (http://www.alteanet.it). “Infor ERP LN combined with BuyDesign gives us a robust business system that spans sales through manufacturing, delivery and customer support,” said Gianni Romaniello, De Carlo Infissi S.p.A. Director of IT and Innovation Governance. “BuyDesign Channel Sales gives us the foundation of a dealer quoting solution that will be a very important tool in helping us meet our objective of expanding our dealer network over the next couple of years. It’s a challenge and a great opportunity for De Carlo to be the first Italian company to implement this solution.”
“Infor ERP LN has always been a great solution for manufacturers of complex products. Now with the addition of advanced product configuration and sales quoting solutions based on TDCI’s BuyDesign, it provides even broader and more powerful tools to help manufacturers of customizable products grow their businesses profitably,” said Frank Manders, Director of Product Management for Infor ERP LN. “We are very pleased to offer these important new solutions delivered in cooperation with TDCI.”
“We’re excited about the launch of BuyDesign with Infor ERP LN,” added Dan DeMuth, TDCI President. “BuyDesign is a great addition to this proven ERP system – both for the manufacturers already using it around the world, and for companies looking for a new generation system that’s well suited to the business of making and selling customized products.”
For more information about BuyDesign with Infor ERP LN, contact your Infor Account Manager or TDCI at inforsales(at)tdci(dot)com.
Infor is a leading provider of business applications, with over 8,000 employees serving over 70,000 customers in 125 countries. Infor focuses on two core beliefs: the importance of constant innovation and the value of laser focus on its customers. Infor delivers software that is simple to buy, easy to deploy, and convenient to manage.
For additional information about Infor, please visit http://www.infor.com.
About TDCI and BuyDesign
TDCI (http://www.tdci.com) specializes in helping manufacturers and their distributors streamline the buying process for customized products. TDCI’s BuyDesign® software is a comprehensive web-based product configurator and guided selling solution developed to help companies increase sales by becoming ‘easy to do business with’ while improving profitability by reducing order processing time, cost, and errors. Built using a powerful product configurator, BuyDesign provides modular applications for guided product selection and configuration, product visualization, quoting and ordering, drawing and data generation, consumer interest creation, and more.
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