Grow your business through customer rebates

Real-time, accurate rebate data that drives profitable growth and builds closer partnerships.

Reduce rebate admin. Increase rebate visibility.

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 trading partners.    

Centralized deal repository

Manage all your rebate programs in one place and share with colleagues as needed.

Accurate rebate accruals and forecasting

Granular accruals and forecasting of rebate income let you manage cashflow better and plan more effectively.

Seamless ERP integration

No more risky and time-consuming re-keying of data. Enable automatically retrieves master data and other info from your ERP.

Customer rebate management for plumbing and HVAC suppliers

Growth in the plumbing and HVAC industry means expanding your distribution channels, becoming a supplier of choice and mastering the art of competitive pricing.

Attractive customer rebate programs can help your business achieve all three goals. Managed properly, customer rebates encourage positive buying behaviors from your customers, but in practice, they’re very hard to manage – especially if you’re using spreadsheets.

Enable’s collaborative platform lets you turn customer rebates into a strategic engine of growth for you and your customers. With full visibility of all your customer rebate agreements, plus automated accruals and real-time reporting, you can work strategically with your customers to build their business and yours.

Why Enable for plumbing and HVAC suppliers?

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.

Group of integrations. Salesforce, Zoho, Epicor, Sage, SAP, Pipedrive, HubSpot.

The Enable integration ecosystem

Easily integrate with any ERP, CRM or BI tools. We’re already working with a wide range of tools, and we’re connecting to more every day. Here are some our customers are already using:

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Transforming customer rebate management in the construction industry

From inconsistent rebate management and missed opportunities…

  • A home-grown system made rebate data hard to extract without specialist skills
  • Some buyers were very focused on maximizing rebates, but others weren’t
  • Buyers lacked Excel skills to separate high rebate value items from lower-value ones

…to an easy-to-use system that maximizes rebate income

  • Streamlined rebate management and reporting across the organization
  • An easy system for all buyers to use to manage and maximize rebates earned
  • Integration with Epicor ERP means a single source of truth for transaction and rebate data

From an opaque system and missed rebates…

  • Difficult to capture forward-looking information about when rebates would be earned
  • Rebate revenue forecasts could not be confidently submitted to the leadership team
  • $500,000 in rebates earned was not received, driving a search for a better solution

…to trustworthy data and stronger cashflow management

  • More proactive with vendors about rebates owed, backed up with solid data
  • Closer alignment with suppliers’ business plans, leading to win-win deals
  • Ability to track and forecast rebates for easier cashflow management and decision-making

From manual processes and an overwhelming workload…

  • Tried all sorts of ways to manage rebates, from Excel spreadsheets to custom Access databases
  • Manually managing hundreds of deals with hundreds of suppliers was overwhelming
  • It was hard to identify opportunities to maximize rebate earnings

…to automation and accurate reporting

  • Enable has automated rebate management, freeing up time and avoiding the need to hire
  • Reports are accurate and easy to run without recourse to a rebate “gatekeeper”
  • Enable’s intuitive system meant minimal training was needed to start managing rebates

A major player in the plumbing and HVAC market…

  • Canada’s leading national distributor of plumbing, HVAC/R and PVF products
  • Coast-to-coast network of over 220 branches supported by a streamlined supply chain
  • Largest inventory in the country of leading-brand faucets and fixtures

…is also a leader in rebate management

  • Enable’s interface and workflow allow easy collaboration between Purchasing and Finance
  • All trade agreements are documented in a central repository, creating a single source of truth
  • A shared digital workspace allows agreements to be reviewed and discussed with suppliers

From manual rebate calculations that tied up time…

  • Thousands of complex rebate terms between 800+ suppliers and 850 distributors
  • All rebate calculations were managed manually in Excel by a team of four people
  • No bandwidth to build supplier relationships and negotiate better deals

…to a growth engine supported by automated rebate management

  • Automated rebate management processes with Enable
  • Scaled from $31bn to $45bn in collective revenue while remaining operationally efficient
  • Continued to return 100% of rebate earned to its members

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