Collaboration

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5 reasons to pay your suppliers on time

Delayed supplier payments continue to plague the supply chain, particularly smaller players. Unfortunately, the global pandemic has only worsened this pain point. According to WSJ, large U.S. companies took around 58 days on average to pay suppliers in the first quarter of 2021. That’s a 5.5 percent increase from 55 days last year.  A common reason for late supplier payments is inefficient […]

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How to foster mutually beneficial business relationships with suppliers

In a rapidly changing supply chain where businesses have been faced with significant challenges, it is vital for companies to nurture authentic and mutually beneficial relationships with their trading partners. The term “mutually beneficial” is core to a successful partnership and helps to ensure that both parties are committed to the arrangement. The essence of anything “mutually beneficial” is that both sides are […]

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Encourage closer collaboration with your trading partners via the Messages App

At Enable, our vision is to reshape how B2B deals are deployed, managed and measured to help both sides of the trading relationship succeed. We see collaboration between trading partners as the key to maintaining this relationship, and the use of software to facilitate collaboration has never been more important than in the current climate. […]

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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, […]

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Featured article: How intelligent business plans can forge stronger B2B relationships

Our Director of Product Strategy at Enable, Andy James has recently written an article for SalesTech Star where he talks about how healthy relationships are at the core of any successful business and why every B2B relationship should be guided by an intelligent business plan. Plus, he talks through the following: Developing and pursuing shared […]

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How to avoid and resolve contract disputes with suppliers

While good supplier relationships are critical when it comes to rebates and B2B deals, they can sometimes break down and when this happens it can trigger contract disputes. These usually arise due to the failure of one or more parties to comply with their contractual obligations. This can then lead to payment delays or even […]

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Supply chain lessons learned in 2020

Here are some supply chain lessons that we can all take away from the pandemic to mitigate risk and ensure resilience for the future.

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10 ways to improve your supplier relationships

A strong supplier relationship, is critical to the health of our businesses. Here are 10 ways to improve your supplier relationships.

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B2B contract renegotiation in challenging times

Renegotiating contracts for rebates can be difficult process. We explain how to approach contract renegotiation in challenging times.

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Supplier vs vendor: what’s the difference?

We explain in this blog the differences and similarities between suppliers and vendors in the rebate and supply chain world.

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Why supplier collaboration is the key to success

For businesses to achieve success it's crucial for supply chains to be at their strongest. We explore why supplier collaboration is key to their success.

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How to streamline your deal approval workflow

When trading agreements get approved more quickly, everybody wins. So discover our tips for streamlining your approval process!

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Tips for negotiating the best deals with your trading partners

Negotiating contracts is a regular activity, both sides want to get the best deal possible. Find out the best tips for negotiating with your trading partners.

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How can electrical wholesale distributors drive profitable growth?

Today smart electrical distributors are finding new ways to drive profitable growth—not least, taking closer control of key trading agreements.

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Collaborator: work together to boost your rebate earnings

Collaborator from Enable allows you to easily and securely share your plans with your trading partners, giving you the ability to work together to boost your rebate earnings.

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Key practices for supplier vs distributor collaboration

Distributors and suppliers are both working towards the same goal, so what’s stopping them from working together?