Retail supplier rebate management - Enable

Smarter deal management. Stronger supplier relationships.

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Enable gives you real-time transparency into your trading agreements with suppliers. So you can collaborate to drive mutual success—while accruing accurately, and claiming all the rebate revenue you’re owed.

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Take control

Manage deals and accruals, and maximize earnings.

Represent any deal

Use Enable’s comprehensive and unrivaled set of deal mechanisms to represent almost any business deal. With over 3,000 deals already represented on the system, you can get started fast.

Supplier and customer rebates

Manage deals more effectively, and minimize disputes, by inviting suppliers to collaborate on your deals within Enable rebate management software.

Year on year reporting

Review spend and rebate performance for the current year vs previous year, and actuals vs forecast for the year to date and the full year.

Margin warnings

Spot incorrect selling prices, with the power to check the absolute margin of sales orders as they’re placed, taking manufacturer support into account.

Look at actuals to date and where you are heading

Performance tracking

While many companies still track performance of deals manually at year end or at best quarterly, Enable offers a daily dashboard of deal performance which ensures you always have your finger on the pulse of your business. This next level of tracking enhances the performance of purchasing and sales teams by enabling them to make trading decisions far more frequently and proactively using dashboards for a range of job roles and seniority levels.

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Highly configurable

Currency

Create and calculate deals in any currency.

Baseline earnings

Better understand the value of proposed deals before you sign off on them. Simply draft the deal in Enable, and feed in recent purchase or sales transactions.

Selection rules

Include or exclude specific SKUs, categories, branch locations, or any other key variables, using Enable's configurable selection rules.

Unit of measure conversion

Create deals in any unit of measure. You can rely on Enable rebate management software to manage conversion factors on a per-deal basis.

Data integration

Import data from suppliers, partners, products, branches, purchase or sales invoices, and goods receipts on a set frequency — typically daily.

Turnover and earnings submission

Are you managing complex deals involving multiple businesses? Your trading partners can submit their transactions and earnings within Enable’s Collaborator portal.

A feature complete system

What else can Enable do?

icon Standard rebates and overriders Gain visibility of your rebate earnings from deals linked to purchase volume or value.
icon Growth and bonus rebates Track rebate earnings from volume or value growth, or achievement of a target threshold.
icon Net / Net-Net price analysis Get up-to-date information on Net and Net-Net pricing.
icon Audit log and permissions View a record of every step of every deal, with an activity log of key user actions.
New features and improvements are released every 6 weeks
User guides for every feature available at our help center

Built-in Automation

Let Enable handle it

Sales and purchase transaction integration

Calculate rebates automatically from sales or purchase transactions in order processing systems. Sales can be based on sales orders or invoices, and purchases can be based on purchase orders or goods received.

Internal and external contract sign-off

Transform approvals by letting trading partners and internal stakeholders view and approve deals in Enable. Automatically route each deal to the right stakeholder based on its contract value.

Supplier invoice generation

Create rebate earnings invoices for suppliers automatically.

Supplier statements

Support supplier invoices with automatically compiled data reports.

Statement schedules

Allocate your deals to an automated invoicing schedule.

Comprehensive reporting

Any report, any time

Enable calculates deal earnings at the level of the deal as a whole, and at the transaction level entered into the system.

Deal earnings report

See your deal-by-deal rebate earnings.

Daily earnings report

View rebate earnings for a selected supplier per time period and per deal.

Turnover report

Access turnover data for a selected supplier.

Forecast earnings report

Understand the predicted revenue and earnings for your deals.

See our reporting guide

Report, collect and allocate deal money

The most complete cash management capability

Record and track payments received from suppliers against Enable-calculated deal earnings, and monitor everything through a comprehensive set of standard reports.

Payment history report
Debtors report See due and overdue rebate, grouped into aged time periods. Learn more
Payment allocation report View earnings, receipts, adjustments, and resulting balance per payment frequency period for a deal. Learn more
Payment history report Access a complete log of payments, allocations and adjustments. Learn more
Cash collection Review due and overdue rebate earnings, grouped into aged time periods, and see cash activities in the activity log. Learn more

Clear, auditable workflows

Save time and reduce errors

Consistent, secure and auditable workflows are essential for business success. Enable gives you both manual and automatic workflow options, all based on your own internal processes. It also lets you collect digital signatures, to keep everything flowing as fast as possible.

Trading partner sign-off Let your business partners view deals awaiting approval, sign off those deals, and see a history of their actions. See a video guide
Approval workflow Track the approval status of deals based on your approval process. Learn more
Approval workflow
Executive workflow
Executive workflow Visualize, summarize, and compare trading agreements to help everyone in the approval chain understand the impact of proposed deals ahead of sign-off. View our workflow options

Model the future

Scenario modelling

What if... ?

Take the lead in conversations with your trading partners by adjusting purchase and sales transactions in Enable to create 'what-if' scenarios and forecasts.

With deal earnings calculated per-product, per-location, per-day, you can create highly specific scenarios and quickly assess margin vs revenue for any given category, so you can see where to push volume to help you maximize profit.

Category and trading partner modelling

Model a category or an individual trading partner to explore combinations of spend or sales, and margin potential.

Exchange Deals

Get on the same page as your strategic trading partners

Product catalog

Don’t let poor data quality hold you back from implementing a robust, automated deal management system.

Enable links distributors, wholesalers, and merchants to suppliers’ product data through Enable. Exchange, allowing you to access accurate, up-to-date product information, categorize supplier products into your own categories, and assign your own product codes.

You can then report on your own categories while your suppliers report on the same dataset using their categories, so everyone’s on the same page.

Jointly execute deals for mutual reward

Collaborative trading agreements

Wave goodbye to spreadsheets and the ambiguity, errors, delays, and disputes they cause when accounting for rebates. Say hello to a universal language for trading agreements between manufacturers and distributors, helping both business partners drive mutually profitable growth in the new collaborative economy.

With Enable, your suppliers bring in their product catalog and supplier products are pushed into your rebate management system, so you can map each supplier product to your code and categories, and run cross-supplier reports.

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