Find out how our TPM solution simplifies everything – from contract entry to reporting and analytics.
- Contract Entry
- Contract Approval
- Claim Resolution
- Deduction Matching
Reinvent your approach, simply by choosing the right partner.
Back in 2000, we started with one goal: find a better way to manage and analyze promotions. Since then, we’ve built a comprehensive trade promotion software and services solution that includes trade promotion management (TPM), trade promotion optimization (TPO), and trade promotion services.
Our platform organizes your data, so you can improve trade spend management.
Our TPM platform handles your trade programs, brokerage commissions, budgeting, planning, settlements engine, deductions management, accruals, reporting and analytics, redistribution volume management, and marketing expenses.
Our TPO platform guides your optimization, baselines, promotional event analysis, planning and reporting management, trade programs, reporting and analytics, budgeting, and planning.
We offer a consultative approach to each client that focuses on foundational functions of trade promotions, such as implementation, system support, claims processing, analysis, and insight mining.
“We have been using Blacksmith for several of our divisions for more than 10 years. We wanted an expert that could lead us to the right decisions and the right ways of doing business. Blacksmith took us to that level.”
Simplified UX reduces the number of clicks and steps users must take to get results. Manage contracts, validate claims and deductions, and integrate seamlessly with current systems.
Access quantifiable real-time analytics that tell you which promotions work and which don’t. Save time, money, and resources while increasing overall efficiency and ROI.
Integrate historical data, gain visibility into current promotions, and gather actionable intelligence to perform post-event analysis and inform future decisions.
Our best-in-class trade promotion management (TPM) solution integrates seamlessly with other systems and helps you simplify trade promotion management.
Compile and organize every product, customer, and promotion into a single accessible interface that improves workflows and reduces complexity.
Easily validate claims and deductions. Build a system of trust between you and your customers. Track budgets and monitor processes to accelerate approvals.
Access real-time reports to identify which deals are working. Use your dashboard to establish baselines and gather actionable intelligence.
Every decision has a measurable impact. Build an end-to-end solution by coupling capabilities. Trade promotion optimization (TPO), a tool built to determine the most profitable retail and grocery promotions based on historical and aggregate data, delivers:
Our customer success team is comprised of CPG foodservice and retail industry veterans. We speak your language, understand your challenges, and provide responsive, relevant support during implementation and beyond.
Work with a partner that knows your business.
Tyson Foods, a multinational brand with over $42 billion in annual sales, uses Blacksmith TPM to improve efficiency and invest in strategic trade planning.
Consumer favorite superfood-filled organic brand Purely Elizabeth implemented Blacksmith TPM and TPO to support their investments in trade.
We hear from customers that our expertise in the CPG industry sets us apart. Blacksmith SaaS solutions are founded on well over 100 years of combined experience at companies like KraftHeinz, McCain, Pactiv, Conagra, and many, many more.
You deserve a trade spend solutions partner that:
Part of what makes our trade promotion solutions best-in-class is our deep commitment to trade best practices and technology innovation.
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See how: Russ Koshiol, Trade Business Solutions Specialist at General Mills, shares the company’s best in class tips for budgeting in a trade promotion management (TPM) application.