DealTrack Blog — ERP Vendor Rebate Modules

A 3 step approach to business growth through better rebate management

Posted by Andrew Butt on October 23, 2017 08:32:00

We've had great feedback from our recent webinar, so I wanted to share the content with those who didn't make it on the day.  This blog provides a summary of the topics we discussed:

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Topics: Client Stories, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Rebate Management & Growth, Industry Sector: Buying Groups, ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Rebate Management System

Post merger: do you need a consolidated ERP system?

Posted by Andrew Butt on May 22, 2017 08:23:00

How do you achieve a single ERP system across all businesses in a newly merged organisation?  Is a single ERP even necessary?

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Topics: ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Mergers & Aquisitions

4 alternative solutions for rebate accounting

Posted by Andrew Butt on February 7, 2017 08:00:00

Most businesses have a choice of 4 types of system to manage trading agreements:

1 — Your core ERP system

Basic ERP systems do not cope with vendor rebates very well at all.  Some ERP systems do have bolt-on vendor rebate modules. They tend to provide some flexibility but in a very complex environment the standard module is often not up to the job and incapable of modelling all the product / price / branch / margin combinations that might be required.  As a result, many companies still need to resort to extracting data into spreadsheets so that they can calculate rebates. 

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Topics: Rebate Management, ERP Vendor Rebate Modules

Why ERP won’t solve your complex vendor rebate accounting problems

Posted by Andrew Butt on January 3, 2017 10:43:00

Complex ERP and supply chain systems such as SAP are built to cover a broad range of requirements for organisations in a lot of different sectors.  If you have a need for niche, deeper industry specific functionality such as complex vendor rebate management, then trying to force your organisation’s needs and processes to fit with general ERP functionality limits your ability to maximise value from your vendor rebates.

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Topics: Rebate Management, ERP Vendor Rebate Modules