Using DealTrack as a platform for mutually beneficial supplier negotiations

Posted by Andrew Butt on 24-Apr-2018 13:28:36

Background

This building materials supplier was struggling to reconcile rebate information in their unwieldy spreadsheet-based system.  They also had an issue around extracting  detailed and summary data across all branches and categories prior to the negotiation.

They felt that they needed to gain control over rebate income and at the same time find a solution that would help them to improve their supplier negotiations.

With insufficient accurate, consolidated information at their fingertips, the procurement team could only negotiate on price.  They knew that by understanding the projected volumes and product mixes required at a branch / product level they could include delivery, quality and other measures into their negotiations.

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Topics: Client Stories, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Rebate Management & Growth, Central Purchasing

Central purchasing: data consolidation and analysis for better negotiations

Posted by Andrew Butt on 12-Feb-2018 10:48:15

In order to prepare for major negotiations with suppliers, businesses often have to extract historical data from multiple systems: buying groups need information from their members' systems, newly merged businesses need information from different parts of the group. 

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Topics: Client Stories, Procurement Excellence, Industry Sector: Buying Groups, Mergers & Aquisitions, Central Purchasing

Central purchasing: consolidating purchase history across multiple ERPs

Posted by Andrew Butt on 19-Jan-2018 12:11:17

Negotiating deals for buying groups and businesses that have grown though acquisition or merger is a challenge.

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Topics: ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Mergers & Aquisitions, Central Purchasing

Webinar Synopsis: Vendor Rebates - how to manage complex deals and drive margin

Posted by Andrew Butt on 29-Jul-2016 10:40:00

 

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Topics: Client Stories, Procurement Excellence, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Rebate Management System, Central Purchasing