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Improved member visibility for a buying group: Unitas Wholesale case study

Product FeaturesMarch 5, 2020

After a successful merger, Unitas Wholesale knew they needed a rebate management system that allowed their suppliers and merchants to collaborate together and make better deals. That's why Unitas turned to Enable.

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Transforming the manufacturer vs distributor relationship with rebates

The Deal EconomyMarch 4, 2020

In a typical trading relationship, we have three main parties: the manufacturer, distributor and the end user who is the customer. The relationship we are focusing on today is between the manufacturer vs distributor. We know that without distributors, manufacturing businesses would struggle with getting their products to customers, and without manufacturers, distributors would have nothing to sell. The distributor is essentially the customer expert, while the manufacturer is the expert on desig...Continue reading

Enable @ NDC London 2020

Build It BetterMarch 2, 2020

In January this year, Enable sent three members of its engineering team to attend NDC (Norwegian Developers Conference) London. NDC is one of Europe’s largest conferences for .NET & Agile development, and hosts a number of fantastic talks from prominent members of the software development industry each year. This conference is a great opportunity to hear and learn from industry leaders, gain exposure to new technologies and ways of working, plus you get the chance to meet and network w...Continue reading

February ’20 update: Improve rebate accuracy using our new pricing app

Product FeaturesFebruary 28, 2020

Enable is committed to ensuring our software is constantly being updated and improved. To achieve this, we release a new DealTrack update every six weeks.

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Why not try our new watchlist module?

Product FeaturesFebruary 26, 2020

Risks and opportunities are something that we all experience in our everyday lives. For example, how many times have you got into your car in the morning to go to work with your fuel warning light on, but still did the journey anyway, knowing that there might be a slight risk that your car could run out of petrol on the way? In the world of business, risks and opportunities are just as commonplace. Even if you don’t realise it at first, you probably already have procedures in place at you...Continue reading

December ’19 update: Collaborate more effectively with plan comments

Product FeaturesDecember 23, 2019

December’s update brings key changes to DealTrack and introduces new features and apps. Plan comments adds new functionality to Collaborator which makes communication between you and your trading partners far easier. We have also begun work on a new pricing app, which when complete will give users the ability to add and maintain price lists for use in deals. Furthermore, we have adjusted many of the displays in the forecasting module and made adjustments to the forecasting reports.

These updates are already available to test in your UAT environment. Deployment to your live environment will take place on February 20, 2020.

November ’19 update: A fresh new look and even more reporting options

Product FeaturesNovember 11, 2019

Enable is committed to ensuring our software is constantly being updated and improved. To achieve this, we release a new DealTrack update every six weeks.

November’s update introduces a new look to DealTrack, bringing a brighter theme to the user interface. There is also a brand new trading partner reconciliation report available for configuration to offer even more detailed reporting.

These updates are already available to test in our UAT environment. Deployment to the live environment will take place on December 11, 2019.

What are volume discounts?

The Deal EconomyNovember 7, 2019

A volume discount is a change to the cost of a product based on the quantity of that product traded with your trading partner. Typically, volume discounts are paid retrospectively so sit under the wider banner of rebate, although sometimes these volume discounts can be up front.

This potential retrospectivity often depends on whether different discounts apply to incremental tiers of volumes traded with a specific trading partner throughout the course of the year, meaning that you are unsure of the value of the discount until the year end.

Volume discounts are often used by suppliers to incentivize greater purchase volumes and are available due to the advantages brought about by economies of scale. This has the side effect of increasing the suppliers market share and presence in the marketplace because increasing quantities of their products are being traded.

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