Utilizing Product Configurators to Increase Profits [VIDEO]

Article by Rod Mackay updated September 24, 2015

Product Configurator

Product Configurator

Product configurators enable your sales personnel, dealers, customers and your designers to quickly and easily create and configure custom products. Whether your team includes a mobile sales force, dealers across the world, or designers in the office, Product Configurators powered by DriveWorks and SOLIDWORKS will enable your company to:

  1. Increase sales due to instant quotes and faster delivery response times
  2. Enter new markets and/or create new designs
  3. Connect with your CRM and ERP systems to automatically generate production Drawings, 3D Models and Renderings, BOM’s, cut lists…

Watch our webinar recording below to learn more:

What will you learn?

You will learn how Product Configurators have been used in various industries to:

  • Rapidly produce an accurate quote
  • Eliminate bottlenecks associated with creating drawings and manufacturing information
  • Capture knowledge from experienced people
  • Automate the flow of information between their CRM, ERP and manufacturing systems
  • Support a channel of dealers and/or a mobile sales force

Who should watch the webinar video?

  • Designers and engineers who need to reduce their repetitive work
  • Sales Managers who need a sales configurator
  • Business Owners looking to expand their business
  • Engineering Managers wanting to free up their designers time
  • I.T. Professionals tasked with creating an online product configurator

Product Configurator Examples

Check out some example product configurators below for a variety of industries:

The DriveWorks Product Configurator SOLIDWORKS Add-in

DriveWorks is a SOLIDWORKS Add-in that lets you capture and re-use knowledge and rules to specify, design and engineer to order. Thousands of businesses use DriveWorks to automate their repetitive tasks and generate design and manufacturing outputs quickly and accurately. DriveWorks allows you to create custom products in minutes…not days. Check Out the demo below to learn more:

The DriveWorks add-in extends your engineer-to-order capability both inside and outside your organization by providing integration with other business systems such as CRM, ERP and PDM.

DriveWorks is a valuable Sales Tool. You can quickly respond to sales inquiries by automatically generating sales quotes, cover letters, compelling images of custom products for use in your marketing material; and all the drawing and BOM data for manufacturing.

Interested in DriveWorks?

Contact us to get a live product demo and a consultation on how DriveWorks can help automate your product configuration and sales process.

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.