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FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- KSS Consulting, a division of KSS Inc. unveiled its Dynamic Pricing & Performance Management suite of consulting services designed to help fuel marketers analyze pricing strategies, deploy pricing best practices and unlock profit opportunities, the company reported.
The Dynamic Pricing & Performance Management offering uses best practices/proprietary analytical tools and processes KSS developed, and these new services target and deliver results in the following areas:
-- Development and selection of winning strategies in a competitive and volatile market;
-- Annual budgeting and volume forecasting;
-- Transformation of annual budgets into operational plans;
-- Daily execution, monitoring and adjustment of operational plans to increase profits; and,
-- Fuel/Store Link, determining the right fuel pricing strategies to benefit the entire location (fuel and store).
Additionally, to help develop new business, KSS Consulting hired Ian Helps as partner. Helps joins KSS from Invensys PLC where he was vice president of business development, and brings extensive experience of the energy sector, having spent time working at Shell where he developed and ran a consultancy business as part of Oil Products Management Consultancy. Ian also has held positions at Powergen, Conoco and BP.
"Having spent many years delivering value-adding services to our customers as part of our software business, it was a natural evolution to create KSS Consulting to help oil and gas companies and fuel retailers gain the maximum benefit from their pricing strategies," stated Bob Stein, president and chief executive officer of KSS Inc. "We’re excited about the value that KSS Consulting can deliver to fuel marketers, and we’re delighted to welcome Ian to the team."
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