PROS & Deloitte Webinar Series: Spotlight on Service Parts
-- June 20, 2013
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO):
On the road to increased profitability and becoming an
outperformer in the service parts industry, many companies that
serve automotive, heavy equipment and aerospace businesses fall
prey to common pricing challenges that inhibit effective price
WHAT: management of their products. This is increasingly true across
today’s landscape, where we see both old obstacles – such as
competition from third-party manufacturers – as well as new ones
– like how to quickly analyze large amounts of data to implement
PROS and Deloitte will conduct this educational webinar series
for the service parts industries that helps companies focus on
driving margins and outperforming their peers by navigating the
path to pricing excellence
In the first of this webinar series, Buckle Up: Pricing Road
WHO: Test, Deloitte’s Alice Wachol will discuss the key business
roadblocks companies should be aware of and how to successfully
drive through them and stay headed in the right direction.
WHEN: June 20, 2013; 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT
WHERE: To register for the event, visit the PROS website.
Participants are able to select the remaining webinar topics in
BONUS: this series through an attendee-driven, decision-based survey.
Areas to be further explored include:
Future webinars will take place on July 25, August
25 and in September, (date to-be-determined),
leading up to regional road shows with PROS,
Microsoft and Deloitte, September 10 – 19 in New
York; Southfield, Michigan, Chicago; and Irvine,
Calif. Webinar presenters for July, August and
September are to-be-announced based upon the topics
selected by participants.
About Alice Wachol
Alice Wachol is a Principal at Deloitte Consulting, LLP. She has over 25 years
of experience including twenty years of consulting and fifteen years in senior
industry positions in Fortune 50 corporations. As a consultant, Wachol has
worked on strategic, analytical and technical pricing issues for clients in
several industries including automotive, wholesale and diversified
manufacturing. Her extensive service and parts project experience includes
Ford, Daimler, Mopar, Cummins and other auto companies. She has led more than
25 projects in this arena, delivering more than $500 million in margin
benefits for her clients. Wachol has authored articles for several periodicals
and has been a featured speaker at retail and manufacturing conferences.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps
customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more
effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying
patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities
are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which
prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize
sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30
industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in
more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 people around
the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements
about the functionality and benefits of pricing software to organizations
generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon
PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software and its current
expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for
organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include
the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue management needs,
the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the
functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated
with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing and big data
software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to
the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements
represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent
events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any
obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
PROS Holdings, Inc.
Yvonne Donaldson, 713-335-5310
Kristen Quinn, 713-335-5380
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