Protect Your Protein Margins

Blacksmith's end-to-end trade solution automates formula pricing specifically configured
to meet suppliers' needs for margin protection and timely communication.

Designed for You

Our TPM and TPO applications enable sophisticated workflows and analytical capabilities to plan and evaluate trade programs and events across channels.

  • Manage pricing fluctuation
  • Digital commodity data feeds
  • Quickly analyze promotional scenarios
  • Configure pricing formulas specific to your customers
  • Verify and validate deduction payments
  • Compounded or independent formula calculations

Blacksmith Applications Protein Customers

Tyson Foods: Strategic Trade Approach


Ask these 3 questions when considering a trade spend software solution:

Question 1

How does the application handle volatile pricing?


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Question 2

How much room for error is there in the application’s margin calculation?


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Question 3

Has the application been proven by others in the protein industry?


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Protein Customer Stories

Since switching to FORGE TPM, Pilgrim’s has reduced unauthorized deductions and recaptured price deviations. FORGE enables Pilgrim’s to leverage a complete foodservice solution without costly and time-consuming customization.

FORGE takes the risk out of foodservice trade programs for Kraft. With real-time volume and financials by business and sales area, the trade team at Kraft has a true 360-view of business. Auto pay and recapture functionality is specifically beneficial.

More Resources for You

Blended Rate Functionality Demo

FORGE V8 introduces automated blended and effective rate calculations. Watch Karen Cullom’s demo to learn more.

Video Testimonial: Conagra Brands

Great companies use FORGE. Conagra Brands has been a customer since 2002. See what they say about FORGE and Blacksmith’s exceptional service.