Brands of every size agree. Our foodservice trade management software offers the best functionality on the market.
Built by CPG industry veterans to meet your specific foodservice trade spending needs.
Our foodservice trade promotion management capabilities represent a portion of the broader Blacksmith TPM solution, which can be customized as a platform to manage trade across all segments of your business.
“The user interface lets people become more efficient. Blacksmith is focused on foodservice and knows what we’re looking for in reporting and analysis. The Blacksmith team has been great to work with.”
With so many product data points and locations to sell to, complexity is a staple of foodservice sales enablement. We’re here to change that.
Our sales enablement platform incorporates data management, solutions for GS1 accessibility, foodservice customer mapping, CRM, analytics and other value-added go-to-market solutions.
From contract entry to approval, the entire contract lifecycle is contained in one scalable, easily modified foodservice trade promotion management platform, giving you:
No matter the program, our systems set your team up for success.
With our cloud-based contract entry system, you can enter, access, and modify data from any connected system.
Improved visibility and permission settings enable user-based privileges, simple tracking, and increase efficiency.
Initiate contract foodservice program approval workflows based on business rules and user profiles with a simple user interface.
Make sure you’re only paying what’s approved by easily validating claims against contracts.
Easily match open deductions to invoices and identify distributor deductions.
Reduce the quantity of deductions and expenses to grow revenue.
Improve alignment across deductions and halt double dipping.
Access dashboards to review and monitor foodservice trade budget funds.
Create and share reports that seamlessly pull data from across the platform to help your team make better decisions.
Use one of over 275 pre-structured reports or easily customize and create your own to share with your team.
Our user-friendly dashboard houses all the functions you need, and self-service drag and drop technology simplifies pivot reporting.
Use real-time insights to inform decisions. Increase ROI and make better decisions with real data at your fingertips.
Visual dashboards offer you critical business insights at a glance. Quickly gain visibility into performance and profitability.
“Blacksmith knows the food industry, which is huge to us. They are familiar with our terminology and they understand our business.”
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Download glossaries, checklists and roadmaps that will educate and challenge your teams as they tackle trade.