Enable Blog — Industry Sector: Building Materials

Wolseley Canada selects Enable's rebate management software

Posted by Andrew Butt on February 6, 2018 08:00:00

UK Industry Leader Continues Rapid Expansion of North American Customer Base

PRESS RELEASE: New York, NY and Stratford-upon-Avon, UK – February 6th, 2018

Enable, a global provider of collaborative rebate management software, today announced it has been selected by Wolseley Canada. Wolseley Canada joins other notable building materials distributors and buying groups on Enable’s rapidly growing North American client roster.

As a leading wholesale distributor to plumbing, HVAC, waterworks and industrial markets in Canada, Wolseley Canada provides a vast inventory of products from top manufacturers through a coast-to-coast network of over 220 branches supported by a streamlined supply chain.

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Topics: Press Articles, Industry Sector: Building Materials

How building material suppliers can drive profitable growth

Posted by David Hunt on July 25, 2017 08:23:00

Profitability for building materials suppliers is often very closely dependent on the amount of rebate they can negotiate and claim and many businesses across the building materials industry tell us that the sheer volume of categories and the complexity of rebate deals means that administering rebate claims is a mission critical element of their building and construction business which can be the difference between a decent year and a great one.

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Topics: Industry Sector: Building Materials

5 sales tips for distributors in the building materials industry

Posted by Andrew Butt on April 19, 2017 14:47:15

The worldwide building materials sector is buoyant at the moment.  According to StrategyR the global construction materials market is expected to grow to $US1.1 trillion by 2020.  The biggest growth area is expected to be AsiaPac, closely followed by the US.

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Topics: Industry Sector: Building Materials, Industry Sector: Wholesale Distribution

Rebate management for the building materials industry

Posted by Andrew Butt on March 1, 2017 09:15:44

Missing out on claiming manufacturer’s rebates is like negotiating a higher price with your suppliers.  It simply shouldn’t happen!

That's why we created a rebate management system chosen by several building merchants, wholesale distributors and buying groups.

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Topics: Rebate Management, Industry Sector: Building Materials

Maximising vendor rebates through supplier consolidation

Posted by Andrew Butt on June 15, 2016 13:00:00

The challenge for many companies who manage rebates not only with hundreds of suppliers but also multiple divisions of single suppliers is being able to see the complete picture when negotiating vendor rebates.

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Topics: Rebate Management, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Vendor Rebates

Alternative contract management software for building merchants

Posted by Andrew Butt on March 13, 2016 17:08:00

Missing out on claiming manufacturer’s rebates is like negotiating a higher price with your suppliers.  It simply shouldn’t happen!

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Topics: Rebate Management, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Rebate Management System

How can builders merchants improve cash flow?

Posted by Andrew Butt on March 10, 2016 15:29:00

In the supply chain, builders' merchants sell building materials and goods in bulk to the construction industry and in smaller quantities to craftsman and contractors. But as distribution channels blur, builders’ merchants face increasing pressure from the bigger players such as home improvement stores who have greater brand awareness and marketing budget.

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Topics: Rebate Management, Contract Management, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Rebate Management System

Wolseley: Supplier rebate management

Posted by David Hunt on August 16, 2014 10:04:00

Wolseley is the world's number one distributor of heating and plumbing products to the professional market and a leading supplier of building materials.

Across two continents Wolseley are the trusted partner of contractors, construction companies, industry and governments; supplying them with the materials they need for building, remodelling and repair work. They rely on Wolseley for their boilers and their flues, their pipes and their air-conditioning units, their timber and their bricks — and much more besides.

By providing the products and services they need, when and where they need them, at competitive prices, Wolseley plays a key role in helping their customers.

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Topics: Client Stories, Industry Sector: Building Materials