Force.com Native App brings visibility by the case to beverage alcohol industry
GreatVines today announced that it has selected GoodData to power the analytics for its innovative beverage selling solution. For GreatVines, dashboards and ad hoc reporting are Powered by GoodData, combining licensed sales and depletion data across multiple distributors from Nielsen with CRM data for key accounts, sales activities, brand activation and visibility. Thanks to GreatVines and GoodData, producers and distributors no longer have to struggle with complex Business Intelligence products to unlock the power of market and channel data.
“Embedding analytics into sales CRM processes is central to our product mission,” said John Collins, CEO of GreatVines. “GoodData immediately impressed us with their scale and flexibility; the fact that it so easily integrated into the Force.com platform was a great bonus.”
GreatVines – built entirely on the Force.com platform -embeds analytics into every step of the sales process, so reps can see historical trends, analyzing data by brand, label, package, territory and more. With analytics across all three tiers, companies can make more evidence-based decisions on sales strategy and trade promotions. Thanks to GoodData, GreatVines customers get:
- Pre-built, interactive dashboards that summarize the health of your distribution channels, with the ability to easily drill down for practically unlimited detail
- Contextual reports tracking accounts sold, retail sales, points of distribution, shipments and depletions – all in one place without struggling with Excel or on-premise databases
- Licensed wholesaler account and depletion data from Nielsen directly visible in the CRM environment.
“Only GoodData can deliver on the flexible and powerful analytics requirements of Force.com apps,” said Roman Stanek, Founder and CEO of GoodData. “We were built to help companies like GreatVines make analytics a central part of their products.”
“The best part of working with GoodData is seeing metrics come alive for our customers,” said Collins. “For many customers, this is the first time they’ve been able to marry sales activities to results.”
GreatVines creates innovative software on the Force.com cloud platform for managing sales, trade marketing and order fulfillment for companies in the Beverage Alcohol industry. Notable clients include Kendall Jackson, Rémy Cointreau USA and Craft Brewers Alliance (Widmer Bros, Kona Brewing, Redhook). GreatVines also provides consulting and implementation services for suppliers and distributors of wine, spirits and beer through the 3-tier wholesale system. GreatVines is an ISV and OEM partner of Salesforce.com and VAR partner of Nielsen’s Beverage Data Network.
GoodData offers the world’s most powerful Cloud BI Platform, providing our customers and partners with operational dashboards, advanced reporting and data warehousing at a fraction of the cost and complexity of other approaches. GoodData is trusted by companies like Enterasys Networks, Capgemini, and Software AG, and embedded into offerings from cloud innovators like Zendesk, Get Satisfaction and Pardot. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and located in the cloud at http://www.gooddata.com.