Rebate management and B2B collaboration blog - Enable

CEO, Andrew Butt featured on People at Work Podcast

In this episode of People at Work podcast, CEO of Enable Andrew Butt talks about the pros and cons of virtual hiring, how to maintain your culture when rapidly hiring and switching to remote work, and what he plans to do with the two offices once things go back to “normal.” To listen to the full podcast click here.Continue reading

5 steps to auditing your rebate accounting processes

Accounting for your rebates can look different to businesses depending on their size, internal resource and how complex the deals are. Auditing this important process means testing and reviewing your rebate accounting to ensure it’s working as efficiently as possible. Businesses need to prioritize this so they can best position themselves for effective rebate management now and in the future. When auditing your rebate accounting processes, you should prioritize the steps below. 1. Revie...Continue reading

Featured article — How to keep your company culture healthy in the era of remote work

Our COO, David Hunt has written an article for on “How to keep your company culture healthy in the era of remote work”. There’s nothing more important for the maintenance of employee morale, engagement, and productivity than developing and sustaining the right culture. Culture underpins everything a company does, from establishing clear values and norms of behavior to the facilitation of open communication between departments and teams. Companies have to be cap...Continue reading

How to achieve a single version of the truth with rebate management software

The classic Excel spreadsheet is one of the most common ways of managing rebate data. Everyone knows they come with risks due to being revised, updated and interpreted differently by each colleague who receives a copy along the way, but in the end, they do not give you a single version of the truth to make important decisions off. In fact, it is said that almost 9 out of 10 spreadsheets (88%) contain errors which can lead to disputes with trading partners and missed rebate claims, leading to a l...Continue reading

Featured article — Maximizing the Value of Trading Programs

Director of Product Strategy, Andy James has written an article for Supply Chain Brain on Maximizing the Value of Trading Programs. Trading programs are indispensable for suppliers and their partners: they keep companies aligned on goals, changing market conditions, and other variables over time. They create a framework that allows partners to build their relationships around processes and outcomes that are beneficial for everyone. Andy discusses: Keeping rebate parameters consistentWhy ac...Continue reading

6 ways rebate management software can increase your bottom line

For most organizations your ultimate goal is to increase your bottom line. The more profits a company generates, the better your overall growth. Rebates for example can have a significant impact on your bottom-line however we have learnt that 4% of potential rebate revenue typically goes unclaimed due to manual processes and outdated software. Want to avoid that happening at your organization? We’re here to show you how implementing rebate management software can increase your bottom line....Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years at Enable – Ben

A 10-year work anniversary is a massive achievement and one we want to celebrate here at Enable. After graduating from University of Wales, Aberystwyth with a BSc in Computer Science, Ben worked as an IT technician in two local schools: a large Secondary school and a local Primary school. He spent some of his time there writing software to automate a number of their daily tasks and this confirmed that he wanted to pursue a career in software development and had the drive and knowledge to make th...Continue reading

Why handshake deals can’t always be trusted

The handshake signifies an important step in establishing a mutual trust towards a long-term relationship when all is said and done. Some organizations may be quite content to do a handshake deal and feel that written agreements somehow undermine the trust they have between each other. A handshake deal is an agreement between two (or more) parties to commit to an agreed business deal. It is a verbal commitment to a transaction. For it to be considered legally binding, someone needs to witness th...Continue reading