Rebate management and B2B collaboration blog - Enable

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 that...Continue reading

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 in Texas affected the production of chemicals, plastics and polymer. Not only has there been a sharp rise i...Continue reading

CEO, Andrew Butt featured on Scaling Up Services podcast

Our CEO, Andrew Butt has recently been featured on the Scaling Up Services podcast. A podcast devoted to helping founders, partners, CEOs, key executives, and managers of service-based businesses scale their companies faster and with less drama. Andrew talks to host Bruce Eckfeldt and gives advice on growing a business, lessons learnt and the challenges he faced scaling up Enable. To listen to the full podcast, click here.Continue reading

Eliminate manual data entry from your rebate management process

With growing businesses and especially those dealing with rebates and B2B deals, manual data entry is commonplace despite its inherent drawbacks. At the start it just made sense, it’s a simple solution, sometimes cheap and processes can be easily completed. But as time goes on this method becomes less scalable and cost-effective. Whether it’s transferring data from one spreadsheet to another, copying and pasting data between tools, or manually entering data from paper documents in...Continue reading

US Distributor Thos. Somerville Co. selects Enable to improve supplier rebate accuracy and efficiency

Thos. Somerville Co., a family owned, 160 year old distributor of plumbing, heating, and air conditioning supplies with 21 trade locations, 9 kitchen and bath showrooms and sales revenue of over $200 million have recently selected Enable to gain better control of their supplier rebates. Some of the features of Enable that interested the executive team at Thos. Somerville Co. was the ability to define product categories and items that qualify for select programs. They will also have the abilit...Continue reading

Eat and Learn webinar with Grafton & AAP

We recently held our first Eat and Learn webinar. In this interactive session, we discussed the best practices for handling supplier & customer rebates, how to improve cross-functional collaboration, why digital transformation is more imperative than ever, and the benefits of implementing a scalable rebate management solution. The speakers included: Bob Gay, Rebate & Incentive Program Specialist at Advance Auto Parts Mark Gilham, Finance Director at Grafton GB Nick Rose, CFO...Continue reading

Enable replaces Balford’s ERP to manage their highly complex deals

Balford is a diversified food distribution company specializing in providing customized distribution services to foodservice and retail customers and the sale of dairy products throughout the North-eastern United States. Founded in 1892, Balford remains a privately held corporation with a leadership team and employee workforce who has built a solid reputation for, and takes pride in, delivering Quality, Value, and Service to their customers. Kerry Camp has been with Balford for 20 plus y...Continue reading

May ’21 update: making things beta, one product update at a time

Enable is committed to ensuring our software is constantly being updated and improved. To achieve this, we release a new product update every six weeks. The release of ‘build slot 3’ is one of the most exciting yet! We are proud to announce that Messages is now live and Organizations is in early beta! These new apps expand the possibilities within Enable and enrich the user experience.

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