Customer rebate management for construction materials suppliers
Rebates encourage positive buying behaviors from your customers, but they can be very hard to use to their full potential – especially if you’re using spreadsheets.
Enable’s collaborative platform lets you turn customer rebates into a strategic growth engine for you and your buyers. With full visibility of all your customer rebate agreements, plus automated accruals and real-time reporting, you can work strategically with your industry buyers to build their business and yours.
Rebate allocation transparency
Incentivize the right behaviors at branch level and establish trust by giving transparency around rebate allocation.
Trading agreement management
Utilize our partner portal to remove admin and ambiguity in agreements with robust sign-off and to view and upload transactional data.
Through margin reports
Get an accurate and up-to-date view of through margin for you and your partners.
Why Enable for construction materials manufacturers?
Gain full visibility into your rebate programs
Enable stores all your deals in one place, so you can view your rebate and incentive programs at any level of granularity – by customer, product line, SKU, deal type, branch and more.
Go to market stronger together
Enable gives you the data, insights and collaboration tools to craft win-win deals together with your customers, so you all go to market stronger.
Easily calculate and pay rebates
Modeling complex deals in standard ERP systems can be challenging, resulting in fine details getting lost. With Enable, you can model even the most complex deal terms, ensuring you always pay out the right amount.
Avoid friction over rebate claims
When rebate terms aren’t clear to all parties, you can wind up in disputes over how much is owed. With Enable, you work with your customers to review, discuss and approve deals – removing friction.
Accrue and forecast rebates accurately
Poor insight into rebates owed can lead to inaccurate financial reporting, forecasting and disclosure. With Enable, you can accrue and forecast rebate payments accurately and in real time.
Transforming customer rebate management in the construction industry
From tracking complex deals in spreadsheets
Process was seen to be lacking in verification and in tracking.
They realized that it wasn’t sufficient just to manage the receipt of rebates, but also to manage their purchasing in order to improve their planning.
Unsuccessfully tried to manage the subtle, and complex nuances involved in their rebate management including the number of deals, the many different vendors they deal with, and the many rebate variations.
...to using data to make proactive purchasing in the future
Can determine the rebate dollars they anticipate earning much more precisely than in the past.
Have already been able to maximize the rebate dollars they are entitled to and have found missing rebate that vendors don’t even know is due.
Investing in a tool to make them more profitable to shareholders, which is all their employees, would be dollars well spent.