SIG selects Enable's DealTrack rebate management software

Posted by Andrew Butt on November 13, 2018 15:17:00

SIG is a leading European provider of specialist building materials, with close to £3bn of annual revenues and around 9,000 employees across the UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe. As a specialist distributor, SIG plays a critical role in the construction supply chain, bringing value to its customer base across major European markets.

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Topics: Rebate Management System, Industry Sector: Building Materials, Press Articles, Client Stories

The Building Materials Industry Advisory Group

Posted by Andrew Butt on May 30, 2018 08:36:00

Enable has formed the Building Materials Industry Advisory Group to inform our development team as we continue to create software products to solve industry-wide challenges that are not easily addressed by existing IT solutions.

The early versions of Enable’s flagship software product, DealTrack, primarily focused on allowing companies to manage supplier rebates.

The software is aimed at those companies in which rebate income makes up a significant proportion of profit, and it provides functionality for both finance and commercial teams – enabling deals to be accurately systemised and visible to all relevant parties, and rebates calculated at a very granular level of accuracy.

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Topics: Industry Sector: Building Materials, Press Articles, The DealTrack Story

Andrew Butt — finalist in the EY UK Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2018

Posted by David Hunt on May 11, 2018 13:12:37

We are pleased to announce that our MD Andrew Butt has been shortlisted for the EY UK Entrepreneur of the Year (2018) Midlands awards in their "Disruptor" category for its DealTrack innovation.*

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Topics: The DealTrack Story, Press Articles

Enable selected by Wolseley Canada for DealTrack rebate management system

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

Tesco's scandal: a cautionary tale for the collaborative economy

Posted by David Hunt on January 27, 2016 11:47:00

If profit is the most important word in the business world then trust must run it a very close second. In the new collaborative economy the trust between businesses and their trading partners is key to their ability to move forward as one with transparency.

A damning report from the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA), has today seen Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, pay the price for poor supplier rebate management, after delaying supplier payments and failing to raise accurate invoices.

Tesco’s accounting scandal has brought the importance of the collaborative economy and the consequences of falling short in collaborative business planning into focus.

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Topics: Press Articles, Industry Sector: Retail

Watchdog safeguards the collaborative economy

Posted by David Hunt on June 28, 2013 11:47:00

Ramping up of grocers code is an inevitable step in the development of co-efficient trading.

New supermarket watchdog Christine Tacon certainly set her stall out when she announced her desire to fine retailers a percentage of their turnover for mistreating suppliers.

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Denys Shortt awarded OBE in New Year’s honours list

Posted by David Hunt on January 1, 2013 12:00:00

Denys Shortt, entrepreneur and founder of Enable in Stratford-upon-Avon, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's honours list for services to the economy.

Denys, known for his endless energy and enthusiasm, started his first business DCS Europe in 1994. His company DCS is now the UK's leading distributor of health, beauty and household brands with sales of £150 million and 250 employees. Denys has also created two technology companies: Enable and DealTrack which employ 30 people.

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Introducing DealTrack

Posted by David Hunt on October 3, 2012 09:03:00

Stratford-upon-Avon based software company Enable has today launched a new subsidiary called DealTrack Ltd. The new company has been created by entrepreneurs Denys Shortt (who also owns DCS Europe) and Andrew Butt who have combined forces with fellow directors David Hunt, Andy James and Dan Wood.

DealTrack will be located in the new £1 million Enable headquarters in Timothy's Bridge Road and will create up to 5 new jobs over the coming year.

DealTrack creates web based software that simplifies business-to-business trading, unlocks hidden revenue and maximises profit in trading agreements.

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