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Spare Part and Aftersales Resources by MARKT-PILOT
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Field Service Palm Springs 2024 – What You Need To Know

We visited this year’s field service event in Palm Springs and shared the most important takeaways from our visit. Read more!

Ai in manufacturing

The Impact of AI on Manufacturing: Revolutionizing Operations and Driving Innovation

AI brings constant change to business, especially manufacturers and OEMs. From production to after sales, find out what impacts your business most....

Deep Dive into Dynamic Price Management

Explore dynamic price management's global impact and benefits for OEMs in today's competitive landscape.

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How to Regional Pricing

Multiple markets in the spare parts business? How OEMs can use MARKT-PILOT to shape a global pricing strategy with local influences for their success.

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New semi-exclusive potential in PRICERADAR and PRICEGUIDE: For more clarity and profit maximization

Unlock clarity in spare parts pricing decisions with our latest update to PRICERADAR and PRICEGUIDE.

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How Can Machine Manufacturers Profit from Digital Solutions?

Manufacturers face a crucial turning point, with opportunities to integrate digital solutions into traditional processes for advancement and profit.

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5 Reasons to Attend Field Service Palm Springs 2024

Every year, Field Service Palm Springs brings together thought leaders, innovators, and practitioners to discuss the future of field service...

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Understanding Dynamic Price Optimization

Dynamic price optimization operates on distinct principles compared to traditional price optimization methods.

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How Dynamic Pricing Benefits OEMs

Explore how dynamic pricing fosters brand integrity and propels businesses toward sustained growth in today's evolving market.

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5 Reasons to Attend PARTS FORUM

Explore the top five reasons to attend MARKT-PILOT's PARTS FORUM event on June 13th, 2024.

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AI’s Role in Parts Pricing for Machine Manufacturers

MARKT-PILOT CEO, Alex Morbe recently sat down with Frank Frohmann and discussed all things pricing and AI in the current digital landscape.

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Mastering Dynamic Pricing Strategies and Identifying Trends for Success

For professionals involved in parts pricing, understanding effective pricing strategies is paramount to optimize revenue and maintain market...

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Unleash the Full Potential of Pricing Software with AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing how pricing decisions are made by integrating dynamic, intelligent solutions into pricing software.

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PARTS FORUM 2024: Let's Look Back at our First Community Event

Last year, we hosted our very first North America Community Event in Chicago, read about the event and learn more about our upcoming event.

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Enhancing Customer Experience with After-Sales Support

In today's competitive market, the quality of after-sales support can significantly differentiate a machine manufacturing company.

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Enhanced Access Management & Elite Communication: MARKT-PILOT's New Product Features

In this blog, we outline the latest usability updates to our tool.

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Key to Delivering an Exceptional Customer Service Experience

In the realm of manufacturing, customer service has transitioned from being an optional value-add to an essential necessity.

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Perfecting Your Customer Excellence Strategy

Discover the key elements of a robust customer excellence strategy in machine manufacturing, emphasizing customer experience, feedback, focus,...

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The Smart Services Revolution in Machine Manufacturing: Insight into a Future Model

In a recent interview, Albert Gorlick from Synctive and Tobias Rieker from MARKT-PILOT provide exciting insights into the world of smart services in...

Interview

From Amazon and Digital Pricing: Interview with Frank Frohmann

Learn how machine manufacturers can profit from these business models and adapt these approaches to their strategy.

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Resilience in Machine Manufacturing Through Parts Business

Discover how machine manufacturing companies can enhance their resilience and drive revenue through market-based parts pricing.

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German Machine Manufacturing Summit 2023: Record Participants & Innovations in After Sales in the Industry

The Maschinenbau-Gipfel is the focal point for machine manufacturing in Germany and provided a platform for intensive discussions, innovative ideas,...

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The Parts Summit 2023 Experience

The atmosphere at Parts Summit was nothing short of electrifying. It was more than just a networking event; it was a confluence of minds, where...

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Deep Dive into Smart Manufacturing

In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, industries across the globe are undergoing a profound transformation.

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Future Services: A Night of Inspiration, Innovation, and Connection

For the first time ever, we hosted an event in North America, and what better backdrop than the iconic skyline of Chicago from the rooftop of our...

Podcast

Tim Geyer on Pricing Podcast: Rethinking Cost-Plus: The Journey to Market-Based Pricing

Tim Geyer discusses market-based pricing on the latest episode of the Professional Pricing Society's Podcast: Rethinking Cost-Plus: The Journey to...

Interview

Innovation and AI as the Key to Sustainable After Sales Service

In a recent interview with KVD, MARKT-PILOT CEO, Alex Morbe, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the machine manufacturing industry in...

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Learn How to Manage Sustainability in After Sales for Corporate Success

Explore the intersection of sustainability and machine manufacturing's after sales. Learn strategies for a greener future.

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How to Leverage Web Data to Grow Your Aftermarket Business in 2024

The aftermarket parts industry plays a critical role in the success of many businesses, providing essential components and support to customers after...

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Market Intelligence in Spare Parts Management: VDMA Interview with Tobias Rieker

The VDMA Baden-Württemberg conducted an interview with Founder, Tobias Rieker and synthavo on intelligent solutions in the spare parts business in...

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Machine Manufacturing Orders Decrease Significantly

The importance of after-sales and the spare parts business in machine manufacturing.

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Game-Changing Insights: Syncron & MARKT-PILOT LinkedIn Live Explores Market-Based Pricing

Tim Geyer, Managing Director of North America, recently joined industry experts from Syncron to break down all things market-based pricing.

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Hidden Potentials: Making the Pricing Iceberg in the Spare Parts Business Visible and Raising Hidden Sales Opportunities

Discover sales potential in the spare parts business with MARKT-PILOT and make the pricing iceberg visible. More turnover and customer satisfaction.

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Alex Morbe @KVD Service Podcast: Market-Based Parts Pricing in the Machine Manufacturing Industry

Alex Morbe interviewed on the KVD Service Podcast about market-based spare parts pricing in machine manufacturing. Listen to the episode now.

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Proactive After Sales: Kärcher Relies on Market-Based Parts Pricing

Discover how Kärcher Municipal GmbH revolutionizes after sales pricing with automated market research, embracing digital efficiency in manufacturing.

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Revolutionizing Field Service: Key Insights from FSPS 2023

Get key insights from Field Service Palm Springs on AI, AR, data management, and more. Stay adaptable and build personal relationships for success.

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Communicating Price Adjustments

The PRICERADAR identifies opportunities in your parts pricing - realizing these potentials means adjusting prices. Learn how to successfully...

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AI Meets Machine Manufacturing: How to Improve Efficiency and Sustainability with Market Data

Unleash the potential of AI in machine manufacturing: boost efficiency, enhance quality, promote sustainability and drive innovation.

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CONEXPO Takeaways

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is North America's largest construction trade show and took place in Las Vegas, NV last week from March 14-18th.

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The Future of Service: 3 Key Facts from the Aachener Service Conference in Germany

3 key topics, 8 hours, 20 presentations: Here are the issues that are currently shaping service in Germany.

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The Latest Updates to Our PRICERADAR Tool

These new features make it easier for users to work with PRICERADAR and unlock their spare parts pricing opportunities.  

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Utilizing Existing Opportunities in Your Spare Parts Business

The slowdown in economic growth in 2023 may create challenges for OEMs in many industries.

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10 Ways to Determine the Value of a Parts Pricing Software

When it comes to running a sustainable spare parts business, determining the value of a parts pricing software is a crucial step.

Interview

AI, Machine Manufacturing & Software in Service – Interview with MARKT-PILOT founder, Tobias Rieker

Interview with MARKT-PILOT founder, Tobias Rieker: Software, Artificial Intelligence and Service in Mechanical Engineering.

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Gain Market Share with Intelligent Price Reductions

In order to remain competitive with spare parts price fluctuations, machine manufacturers need to align their parts pricing strategy with the market.

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Market-Based Pricing as a Driver of Success in the Spare Parts Market

In a networked & digital world, markets are becoming increasingly transparent and accessible, including the global procurement and sales market for...

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Most Common Questions on PRICERADAR: Our Solution for Part Pricing & Lead Time Intelligence

Fully understanding any new software platform before integrating it into your organization is extremely important.

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Overview of Parts Pricing Strategies

Competing in today's marketplace requires a parts pricing strategy that is in line with what the market will bear and consistent with a company’s...

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Why Prioritize Growing Your Parts Business?

For OEM manufacturers, the parts department is an important profit center as it's often a high-margin, high-growth area. Grow your parts business in...

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Importance of Market-Based Pricing in Times of Economic Uncertainty

Throughout 2022 and post-COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen inflation rates rise to levels higher than we’ve experienced in decades.

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Survey Says: IMTS 2022 Spare Parts Distribution Questionnaire

We polled spare parts professionals at IMTS 2022, asking what the most important trend impacting spare parts distribution in 2023, & how analytics...

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How Machinery OEMs Can Strengthen Spare Parts Distribution in 2023

Increased uncertainty and supply chain shocks have threatened OEM's new business, manufacturers need to strengthen their spare parts distribution in...