Blog

Expert advice on trade spend topics.


How to Leverage Auto Pay to Reduce Unauthorized Deductions

Auto pay supports the processing and reimbursement of corporate shelter, buying group rebates and local distributor rate-based offers.


12 Things We Learned from Trade Spend Experts

Trade spend subject matter experts lead discussion groups at Smoke Jumpers XVI, then share their top trade spend best practices and takeaways.


What’s Next for FORGE?

During the 2017 FORGE User Conference, Blacksmith Applications presented four functionality enhancements to FORGE trade promotion software.


Welcome Weston Foods

Blacksmith Applications is pleased to welcome Weston Foods (a subsidiary of publicly-traded Canadian company George Weston Ltd., parent of Loblaw Companies and Shoppers Drug Mart) to our customer family.


FORGE 8.0 – NEW Features

We’re always making changes to enhance the customer experience with FORGE. Read more for an update on some of the exciting new features in version 8.0.


Best Practices for Operator Accrual Management

Stop dreading your quarter-end accruals and effectively manage your trade pricing with FORGE Live Accrual functionality. Give your team the only tool with end-to-end visibility, automated invoices and payments, and simplified management of rebates and fees.