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dealer finance  and customer approval procedures. Dealer Incentives Management Dealer incentives are used to improve performance from dealer and channel resellers and drive sales. For certain industries sales incentives can represent a significant percentage of total revenue being a critical issue to mitigate overpayment. It should address critical issues such as customers’ profitability versus incentives paid, dealers’ unwanted or fraudulent behaviors and incentives calculation. Credit Management and Bad Debt

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