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It's the Aftermarket Service, Stupid! (Part II)
Part I of this blog topic introduced MCA Solutions and its flagship Service Planning Optimization (SPO) solution for planning and optimizing spare parts

api post command  at new medical and capital equipment customers. In addition to working with the largest corporate customers, MCA also cited growing revenue in the mid-market.  With its SPO OnDemand Software as a Service (SaaS) offering , MCA hopes to bring to smaller service organizations the same capability that service leaders in the Fortune 500 are seeing value from, but with a much lower upfront software and information technology (IT) infrastructure investment. These benefits are attributed to lower monthly costs

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