How buying groups can put more money in their members’ pockets
A buying group, otherwise known as a group purchasing organization, is the coming together of similar independent businesses to leverage their combined purchasing power to receive better net costs and terms on the products they buy, well beyond what any single company could attain. As a buying group membership grows, so does its ability to drive greater value […]
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Enable is sponsoring Mines Advisory Group “Bikes Against Bombs” charity cycle event 2021
Since 2015, 75 UK wholesale, convenience retail, FMCG and service-provider execs have raised over £673,000 on five industry bike rides for MAG (Mines Advisory Group) the Manchester based charity, awarded Co-Laureate Nobel Peace Prize for international campaigning to ban landmines. MAG find and destroy landmines, cluster munitions and unexploded bombs in places affected by conflict. […]
How to harness the power of your vendor relationships with rebate management software
We recently held a webinar with Scott Ferguson, who has been in the pool and spa industry for 21 years and is now the Vice President at United Aqua Group. A buying group with over 300 pool and spa professionals across the United States and about 265 vendors. They refer to their members as owners, […]
Enable provides a competitive advantage for buying group – NetPlus Alliance
NetPlus Alliance has evolved from a distribution business into a buying group for distributors and manufacturers of industrial and construction supplies. They help achieve above market growth and profitability through negotiated programs such as rebates. For distributors, benefits include lower buy-in, better freight and payment terms, as well as other exclusive NetPlus pricing advantages. They aggregate the buying power of hundreds of distributors to be able to secure the very best program […]
5 ways a rebate management system can reduce supply issues in the construction industry
Since lockdown began construction industry projects have surged meaning building materials are running short in the UK, leaving DIY projects in doubt and building companies under pressure. The Construction Leadership Council has warned that cement, some electrical components, timber, steel and paints are all in short supply. Weather has also played a factor, for example the winter storm […]
How building material suppliers can drive profitable growth
Profitability for suppliers to the building industry is often very closely dependent on the amount of rebate they can negotiate and claim. Find out more.
Post merger: do you need a consolidated ERP system?
How do you achieve a single ERP system across all businesses in a newly merged organisation? Is a single ERP even necessary?
How our software can assist pre-merger due diligence
DealTrack is of benefit to businesses in the due diligence phase pre-merger where buying power is a key motivator for the acquisition / merger. Find out why.
5 sales tips for distributors in the building materials industry
According to StrategyR the global construction materials market is expected to grow to $US1.1 trillion by 2020.
IFRS 15: Creating SMART deals to aid purchasing compliance
In our online guide “IFRS 15 – 7 steps to prepare for January 2018” one of our suggestions is to review every deal in every contract and make it SMART.
Rebate management for the building materials industry
Missing out on claiming manufacturer’s rebates is like negotiating a higher price with your suppliers. It shouldn’t happen!
IFRS 15 – 7 steps to prepare for January 2018
IFRS 15 ‘Revenue from Contracts with Customers’ comes into force on 1st January 2018. We’ve documented 7 essential steps to ensure you are prepared.
4 alternative solutions for rebate accounting
On the Enable blog we explore four alternative solutions for managing complex trading agreements involving rebate income.
Alternative contract management software for building merchants
Not all contract management software for builders’ merchants manages complex manufacturer rebates. DealTrack, on the other hand does.
How can builders merchants improve cash flow?
Contract management software for builders’ merchants can have limitations when it comes to improving cash flow. Find out how rebate software can help.
Rebate management system “delivers value at every level” for XLVets
How DealTrack took XLVets business model, aims and objectives and provided a rebate management system that truly delivers value at every level
Tesco’s accounting scandal: a cautionary tale for the deal economy
Tesco’s accounting scandal has brought supplier rebate accounting and the consequences of falling short in collaborative business planning into focus.