Manage every contract and track results to find out what is – and isn’t – working.
It’s simple. Consumer packaged goods (CPG) software should come from the CPG industry. That’s us. It’s how we created the industry-leading TPM planning and analytics tool. We’ve built the only trade promotion management solution rooted in decades of industry experience and delivering exactly what CPG teams need.
We know the industry challenges and find every opportunity to provide thoughtful solutions that add value, save money, and streamline operations.
“The Blacksmith system is very user friendly. The Blacksmith applications allow you to analyze your trade spend and look at ways to reduce your spend.”
“[Blacksmith TPM] has been a great help to our organization. It has helped us get our arms around a very difficult to manage piece of the business.”
“The product is intuitive and can be customized to meet our business needs. Our Blacksmith partners are CPG experts and are forward thinking.”
CPG industry outsiders look into our world and see complexity, and their software reflects that misunderstanding. Sure, there are a lot of data points, but in the end CPG software users have four main goals:
The functionality is informed by customer requests and our decades of industry expertise.
Essential TPM capabilities give you exactly what you need to effectively manage trade promotions from approval workflows to settlements, retail promotions, foodservice trade and contracts, reporting, analytics and system integrations.
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Enterprise capabilities include everything in Essential and an a la carte menu of premier functionality.
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Whether you’re on the latest version of SAP or running something simple but effective, like QuickBooks, we can minimize integration disruption with your existing ERP system and infrastructure.
Reduce complexity and improve your efficiency with a smart TPM solution.
Our CPG roots are a big part of why our TPM platform is the industry-leading solution for your entire business. Whether you’re a specialty start-up or a blue chip CPG, we can solve your trade management challenges company-wide.
You should have foodservice trade functionality built by a team that really understands the business. Foodservice trade is complex, but our solution is easy to use.
Learn how Blacksmith TPM scales to meet your specific needs and improves efficiency and visibility.
Just because you’ve had trouble planning promotions in outdated trade systems (or Excel) doesn’t mean you can’t get a fresh start with trade management tools built for today’s omnichannel CPG needs.
Find out how Blacksmith TPM addresses your retail-specific requirements with purpose-built functionality.
“They build the application so that it not only works effectively for Rich Products, but all other customers as well. [They are] continuously adding efficiencies into the system or process to account for the complexities that we all face.”
The annual Smoke Jumpers conference is “the place to be for CPG leaders who focus on TPM solutions” according to attendees. Part of our mission is to help bring individuals together from our industry and share stories and experiences. There is a lot we can learn from one another.
Our latest conference took place online April 13 – 15 with more than 325 attendees. Session replays are currently posted, so check them out – you know you want to…
Learn about industry happenings and how peers are solving the latest challenges with TPM.
Learn how to break the high balance cycle and get your deductions under control with this action-oriented 10-step checklist.
Distributor trade dollars should be used to the manufacturer’s advantage, but that isn’t always the case. Find out why.
All the resources you need to take your retail trade strategies to the next level in one consolidated toolkit.