- Asset-based truckload carrier Western Express chooses Dell to deliver an integrated cloud-based sales application to streamline sales for improved customer service
- Real-time data integration between software applications enables greater visibility into customer needs and better alignment across business operations
- Western Express results reflect Dell’s strategy to deliver cloud software solutions that help mid-market companies grow revenues and reduce costs
ROUND ROCK, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dell Cloud Business Applications today announced that asset-based truckload carrier Western Express, Inc. has selected Dell to deliver an integrated cloud CRM solution with salesforce.com and application integration with Dell Boomi. Western Express’ solution improves visibility into customer needs and better aligns sales and operations.
Western Express is an asset-based truckload carrier headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 2,400 trucks and operations located throughout the country. Operating in a highly competitive industry with intense profit margin pressure, aligning sales and operations to deliver superior customer service is critical. Western Express chose Dell to deliver an integrated cloud-based CRM solution using Dell Boomi to integrate salesforce.com to the company’s existing AS400-based system. The new solution will improve alignment between sales and operations deliver improved customer service.
The trucking industry is a highly-competitive market that has undergone tremendous consolidation, resulting in the need to deliver superior service and value. To grow market share, companies need to do more with their customer information to stay ahead of the curve and provide the best solutions and services.
“If we know more about our customers, we can service them better and offer the best experience for their needs. CRM software like salesforce.com along with Dell Boomi helps make Western Express more efficient and allows us to operate smarter and retain customers,” said Crissy Welhoelter, general manager and vice president of sales, flatbed division, Western Express. “Dell Cloud Business Applications has enabled us to streamline our information flow between drivers, salespeople and our head office operations. This dynamic, real-time information relationship creates a more effective sales process, and ultimately, offers the ability to deliver more value to our customers. Working with Dell services to accelerate our implementation and provide a single, trusted partner for support gives us the rapid time to value we need in our industry.”
“Delivering software solutions that enable mid market companies to compete effectively and reduce operating costs is key to Dell’s strategy,” said Paulette Altmaier, vice president and general manager, Dell Cloud Business Applications. “Dell Cloud Business Applications offers Western Express the ability to better meet their customer needs and compete effectively in the market.”
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