Algorithmic Price Model

  1. Gathered information on prices from various websites
  2. Pulled our historical transactions from Salesforce
  3. Pulled previous quotes form spreadsheets and Salesforce
  4. Calculated a price we should sell at based on
    1. OEM pricing
    2. Customer websites
    3. Vendor listed prices
    4. Transactions
    6. Data vendor pricing
  5. Ran a python script to format this for a number of online catalog sites and data vendors
  6. Automatically FTPd the prices to the various sites for us
  7. Added those prices to our Salesforce objects so it was available for sales