This app is the mobile version of Caterpillars Value Estimating Tool (VET). VET quantifies the total cost of ownership of a Cat machine based on inputs for fuel consumption, maintenance and repair costs, resale value, etc. Customized reports help visualize the cost comparison between Cat and competitor models and dollarize a value advantage. Reports can be used to drive conversations with customers about the lifetime value of their Cat machine purchase.
This app can be used both online and offline, making it ideal to use during sales encounters that are happening in the field. Note that some features listed are not available in the offline version.
Key features include:
An intuitive, responsive interface that includes added guidance for new users
Quick report outputs with basic inputs and the ability to produce more sophisticated, customized results when needed
Ability to view Caterpillars Total Value Advantage before the end of the study/report
Visibility to the authors study criteria entered on the model selection cards
An additional purchase scenario option of Monthly Payment to help customers understand how that variable might impact their total investment
Ability to sync offline work with online tool