CRM for Automotive Suppliers

Auto part suppliers have long relied on forecasting tools to help them make informed decisions when developing long-range plans. But by implementing an integrated Saphran + XRM solution, you can now connect these forecasting tools to familiar back-office products, giving you unprecedented visibility into future opportunities and a vastly increased user experience.

Saphran + XRM: Powerful forecasting for automotive suppliers

Saphran, a powerful analytics solution provider, has teamed up with PowerObjects, the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year, to develop an integrated solution that allows automotive suppliers to enhance abilities in collaborative selling and sharing data.

How the Platform Works

Essentially, Saphran + XRM solutions combine the power of Saphran analytics with Microsoft Dynamics CRM as an XRM platform.

The Saphran + CRM solution combines these two critical tools to allow you to see the data you need to make the decisions to manage your business. Additionally, the XRM interface gives users an efficient means to input data, as well as immediate insight into actionable, real-time analytics. Saphran + XRM gives you info that you need to make smart business decisions in an easy-to-use interface.

  • Saphran

    A powerful analytics engine that syncs IHS marketing intelligence data with internal operating and planning data.

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    A world-class, highly customizable sales tool for account planning, opportunity management, and forecasting.

Collaborative opportunity management

Now more than ever, businesses need better visibility and insight into future opportunities. The Saphran + XRM solution is a single platform that allows collaboration across business tools and groups, scalability across instances, and better understand future demand and product requirements.

With Saphran + XRM, you can:

  • Store all of your data in one easily-accessible database (Dynamics CRM)

  • Access the data you need the field on mobile devices

  • Generate a consensus forecast over a time span to meet your goals

  • Integrate sales force inputs in real time via Dynamics CRM to maintain short- and long-term forecasts

  • Perform “What If” analyses/scenarios for prescriptive long-term planning

  • Improve production scheduling with visibility and confidence beyond the credibility time range of customer releases

  • Improve ordering of long lead-time materials and ensure capacity to meet customer orders

  • Provide user-specific and interactive dashboards that are both predictive and actionable Improve long-term capital investment planning

  • Access your data in any language

Go mobile & access the data you need in the field

One of the most powerful features of the Saphran + XRM solution is the ability to leverage Microsoft Dynamics CRM’s mobility. Means you’re not tied to your desk and can access critical data via mobile device to get the information you need on the fly.

Saphran + XRM fits seamlessly within the Microsoft stack

Microsoft Dynamics CRM integrates seamlessly with other Microsoft products you likely already use, such as Outlook and SharePoint, giving you a seamless experience with shorter. This also offers a vastly increased user experience.

What is the role of PowerObjects?

As Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year for two years running, PowerObjects will provide guidance, support and services tailored to your needs when implementing your Saphran + XRM solution.