Budgeting in TPM Webinar
With FORGE TPM, the General Mills foodservice sales team has the flexibility to go after emerging opportunities without overspending.
Bagcraft Customer Case Study
Bagcraft needed a more efficient and accurate tool to calculate the basis of corporate rebates. Learn more.
Webinar: Streamline Deductions
During the 40-minute webinar, Meghan Hoover walks you through the 10-step process to streamline your trade deductions.
Video: Unilever & Profitable Trade Management
Unilever Food Solutions believes Blacksmith Applications trade software makes a profitable difference for its trade spend strategy.
Foodservice Trade Glossary
New to the language of foodservice? Using this trade glossary, you’ll be able to better understand the vocabulary associated with trade deals.
Amazon’s Impact on Foodservice
Solve problems and create real solutions for the scenario provided in the case study. Will Amazon disrupt foodservice distribution?
J.R. Simplot Customer Case Study
The J.R. Simplot Company needed a holistic pricing and trade solution to manage pricing, contracts and trade programs. Learn more.
Critical Steps to TPM Success
It’s time to revisit your approach to TPM. This eBook breaks down the critical steps to being successful in foodservice trade spending.
Deduction Management Checklist
Do you feel like your deduction balance is spiraling out of control? This checklist shows you efficient ways to manage your deductions.
Smoke Jumpers magazine is the first publication written by, for, and about CPG trade & tech executives. FREE to subscribe.
Customer Segmentation White Paper
A foodservice industry best practice is for organizations to adopt a pricing and spending approach that’s grounded in customer segmentation.
Evolution of the GPO eBook
We’ve outlined the current state of GPOs, provided definitions and history, and discussion questions for you to think through.
Strategy Positioning eBook
With a strategically-focused plan, the ROI outweighs the majority of competing business activities by a factor of 10x or more.
Video Testimonial: Rich Products
Great companies use FORGE. Rich’s has been a customer since 2011; learn what they’ve gained from a foodservice tailored software system.
Infographic: The Real Value of TPM Software
Trade spend is a huge expense for CPG companies . Find out how a trade promotion management application enables profitability and control.
Video Testimonial: Simplot
Great companies use FORGE. Simplot has been a customer since 2007; see why they love working with a TPM provider who understands foodservice.
GPO Assessment Calculator
Use this 14-point template to review GPO opportunities. Don’t make price concessions on volume that doesn’t add up.
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.
Infographic: Discover the FORGE Advantage
Learn how FORGE responds to common pricing issues and delivers profitable solutions with its intuitive functionality.
Kraft Case Study
Kraft optimizes trade dollars using FORGE for visibility into real-time program volume.