Many surveys have purported that there are twice as many manufacturers that cannot integrate their ordering systems with those of their partners and distribution channels than those that can, leaving them vulnerable in terms of brand management due to poor visibility.
collateral and brand management
etc.), brand management (e.g., collateral distribution, content sharing, etc.), product information (e.g., catalog services, catalog aggregation, search capabilities, product content syndication, etc.), collaborative inventory management (e.g. order management, order tracking, joint order fulfillment, joint order status, available-to-promise (ATP)/capable-to-promise (CTP) cpability, etc.), post-sales vendor support (e.g., warranty/guarantee management, installation/repair management, labor scheduling,