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How to succeed at rebate contract renewals

It’s important to stay on top of your contract renewals for rebates as they provide a key opportunity to access the current relationship with your trading partner, measure the contract’s value and then either negotiate the best possible deal terms or terminate a trading agreement that’s no longer required.If a rebate contract auto-renews without your knowledge, there could be serious consequences for not only yourself but your business. They won’t be able to negotiate better terms for the contra...Continue reading

CEO, Andrew Butt interview with ideamensch

The Deal EconomyFebruary 23

Enable CEO, Andrew Butt, has recently been interviewed by ideamensch — an interview platform for entrepreneurs, makers, and doers. Andrew discusses how Enable started, what a typical day looks like, strategies that have helped grow his business and how he brings his ideas to life. Read the full interview here.Continue reading

Harnessing the power of your rebate data

The Deal EconomyFebruary 22

With the global pandemic, increased visibility into your data has never been as important as it is now. However, many organizations lack visibility into their data or their data is spread across disparate systems. A recent EY survey found that supply chain executives consider end-to-end visibility the most important factor in creating a successful supply chain, just 6% reported that they’re “very confident” in their ability to maintain that visibility. Why having accurate rebate data is so impor...Continue reading

Rebate management — Bespoke software vs off-the-shelf software

The Deal EconomyFebruary 18

The software marketplace offers a wide range of software products and services. It can be hard to decide on which one to choose: off-the-shelf vs bespoke? Your company’s choice of software is critical to your business’ performance and can have a major effect on your bottom line.Off-the-shelf software is a product that is universally available with a comprehensive set of features that you pay a monthly or yearly fee to use. For example, here at Enable we have developed a rebate management SaaS (s...Continue reading

CEO, Andrew Butt interview with Global Fintech Series

The Deal EconomyFebruary 16

Enable CEO, Andrew Butt, discusses the top voids that planning tools in supply chain still need to fill while diving into the importance of enabling modern fintech to streamline multiple payment channels in this chat with the GlobalFintechSeries team. Read the full interview here.Continue reading

A decision-making matrix to identify the best rebate management solution

The Deal EconomyFebruary 15

As you start to research and meet with rebate management vendors, your decision may not be clear on who to choose. You may find that you several rebate management solutions meet your business needs, or that you’re simply overwhelmed by the amount of information you have obtained.That’s where a rebate management decision-making matrix comes in, eliminating so much of the confusion, subjectivity, and the inevitable back-and-forth that’s involved in decision-making. It will quantify your decision s...Continue reading

Enterprise Podcast Network — Enable is powering the deal economy

The Deal EconomyFebruary 12

Our CEO, Andrew Butt joins host Eric Dye on the Enterprise Podcast Network to discuss the following: Story of Enable and how it's filling a pain point What is the deal economy? What role does Enable play in the current marketplace and why is it so important? Can you tell us about your funding journey as it could be inspiring to some of our listeners looking to raise capital? What is one important tip you would give to an early-stage startup founder? Listen to the podcast here.Continue reading

3 key business outcomes of rebate management software

The Deal EconomyFebruary 11

The more effective a digital transformation is, the better the benefits gained by the business. Research by BCG shows that more than 80% of companies plan to accelerate their companies’ digital transformations, with overwhelming evidence showing that successful digital transformations drive performance and competitive advantage. Whether your company are approaching a digital transformation now or in the future, you’ll likely be faced with a decision to implement a new software system, to mostly...Continue reading

Inbound Logistics article — How to identify the blind spots in your supply chain

We are pleased to share a recent article written by our CEO, Andrew Butt for Inbound Logistics on "How to identify the blind spots in your supply chain". Andrew discusses: Why supply chains need to be more transparent Developing data-driven supply chains Collaboration is essential for supply chain management To read the full article click here.Continue reading

How to use rebates to outperform your supply chain competition

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, companies have faced more complexity, risks and unpredictable situations, it's now not only about making inventory readily available to the end customer. They need to evolve and reinvent their supply chains. From start to finish, your supply chain offers opportunities to spearhead innovation, maximize savings, increase the bottom line, and improve your customers’ experience with your brand.To do all this and become a successful business, you need to find ways to stay a...Continue reading

Supply Chain Brain article — Why digital supply-chain integration is vital for rebate management

We are pleased to share a recent article written by our CEO, Andrew Butt for Supply Chain Brain: "Why Digital Supply-Chain Integration Is Vital for Rebate Management" To summarize, Andrew delves into: How to get rebates to work to your advantage Trends in the supply chain Slow rate of digitization How digital supply-chain management platforms can help Why suppliers and distributors can no longer afford to ignore supply-chain integration To read the full article click here.Continue reading

Enable receives SOC 1 Type I and SOC 2 Type I Attestations

We are delighted to announce that we have completed our SOC 1 Type I and SOC 2 Type I audits, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. These attestations provide evidence that Enable have a strong commitment to security and to delivering high-quality services to its clients by demonstrating that they have designed the necessary internal controls and processes.A SOC 1 audit provides an independent, third-party validation that a service organization’s information security practices meet industry standards s...Continue reading

Optimizing your purchasing processes to boost your deals

Purchasing functions are at the center of a successful supply chain and for many years now, purchasing teams have been working towards cutting costs and increasing revenue. However, in doing so have faced many barriers including manual purchasing processes and a lack of clarity, especially when it comes to negotiating contract terms for rebates. According to a report prepared by Harvard Business Review, 24% of respondents said they do not effectively evaluate supplier business practices at their...Continue reading

3 trends shaping rebate management in 2021

In the best of times, the rebate management process can be challenging. Navigating hundreds of agreements, suppliers and negotiations while staying compliant and simultaneously appealing to numerous stakeholders and decision makers, is not always a simple task. Over the course of 2020, as businesses around the world learned to adjust to remote working, one thing became abundantly clear. Proper rebate management has never been more important.In response to the pandemic, the companies that have pr...Continue reading

Featured Forbes article — What To Expect From The Rapidly Growing SaaS Market In 2021

We are pleased to share a recent article written by our CEO, Andrew Butt for Forbes on "What To Expect From The Rapidly Growing (And Evolving) Software As A Service Market In 2021". To summarize, Andrew delves into: The beginning of SaaS Why SaaS is taking over The era of the user Convergence between B2C and B2B Read the full article here.Continue reading