With economic uncertainty looming for 2023, there’s a natural tendency to keep a tight rein on expenses, deferring “nice-to-have” business improvement projects until factors look more favorable. Yet, we’ve found many of our more successful manufacturing clients are increasing their Salesforce investment.  Their reasoning is that focusing on foundational improvements that truly deliver value will […]

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Salesforce Spring ’23 Release Dates & Info  Salesforce’s Spring 2023 release is right around the corner—time to get ready!  Here are key dates to be aware of leading into the upcoming release:  Pre-Release Org Sign Up (12/15/22) – get a sneak preview of Spring ‘23 functionality prior to Sandbox releases   Spring ’23 Release Notes (12/21/22) […]

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Winter Coat Drive Demand Chain and Salesforce are hosting a coat collection drive through the non-profit “One Warm Coat” Coats collected will be donated to the Sanneh Foundation—a local non-profit serving the holistic youth development needs of the Twin Cities metro area. Winter is almost here! Please drop off new or gently used coats (no […]

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5 Key Considerations CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) is a centralized error free, automated platform for configuring, pricing, and quoting products for companies selling products or services.  Implementing CPQ can deliver enormous benefits—here are five considerations to help you assess whether you need CPQ and how to set yourself up for a successful CPQ implementation. Signs […]

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Demand Chain is pleased to announce that Andy Moldenhauer has joined our team as VP of Customer Engagement.  Andy has deep experience gained from working first at Salesforce and then as the primary customer of Salesforce at one of the world’s largest and most respected manufacturing companies—3M. 3M Work Experience (Manufacturing-Focused, Fortune 100 Company) Andy […]

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Demand Chain – Named One of Twin Cities’ Best Places to Work For 8th Time! The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal just announced its 2022 Best Places to Work honorees in their small company category, with 25 to 49 employees. The nominee list included a wide range of companies from industries across the greater Twin Cities […]

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Save Time on Orders – Use a Custom Lightning Component to add/edit Products on Order Object/Sales Quote Like most manufacturers, your company likely has a complex and evolving catalog containing thousands of products.  What’s more, you’ve likely added custom product fields beyond the fields native within Salesforce. Challenges When companies add or edit products on […]

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TrailblazerDX 2022 Demand Chain’s team of experts were out at TrailblazerDX (TDX22)—Salesforce’s premier annual developer event in San Francisco last week.  It was great to be back experiencing the Ohana live and in-person again!  Here are some of the top findings our team shared back with us:  1.  Mulesoft Mountain Mulesoft Anypoint Solution: “I knew […]

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Capture Net Promoter Score (NPS) in Salesforce Interested in capturing your company’s Net Promoter Score through Salesforce? Your company gets enormous value from capturing a 360-degree view of customers in Salesforce.  Why not capture your Net Promoter Score in Salesforce as well? There are some great options for executing natively in Salesforce. The biggest driver […]

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