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You’ll find ebooks, case studies, interactive tools, video and more on our Resource page. Fan favorites include our Customer Segmentation White Paper and the Beginners’ Foodservice Trade Glossary.

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Discover expert advice on how to improve trade spend effectiveness and timely updates on industry news when you visit the Blacksmith Blog. We cover the trade topics you can’t find elsewhere.

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Blacksmith Applications publishes a quarterly magazine covering trade and tech insights for CPG executives. Our customers told us that no one is really tackling these topics, so we decided to fill the gap. Smoke Jumpers magazine is free for manufacturer subscribers.

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TPM Health Check

Answer these 7 questions to evaluate how “well” your business is. It may be time to consider a new trade spend approach.

GPO Assessment Calculator

Use this 14-point template to review GPO opportunities. Don’t make price concessions on volume that doesn’t add up.

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