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Strategic Customer Pricing


Increase Profitability & Operate With Confidence

For a distributor, pricing is by far the most powerful lever for improving overall margins and increasing profits. Distributors who embark on pricing transformations can significantly expand earnings with modest or negligible impact on volume.

Inform ERP delivers multi-dimensional price flexibility, allowing your sales force to be more efficient and effective by tailoring pricing to each customer and situation.

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Advanced Margin Manager

Effortlessly build and maintain individual customer pricing and automatically maintain sell prices based upon the previous sales’ profit margin without the need to set up contracts or matrices.

  • Cost monitoring for real-time, sell price adjustments
  • Improve margins with a triggered monthly price review that recognizes future costs and automatically adjusts prices to maintain margin using future costs
  • Sales-team driven, personalized pricing by customer
  • Eliminate margin leakage and increase gross margin
  • Automatically adds Sales Order items and sell price to that customers price list

Built-In Price Matrix

Easily set up unlimited scenarios to maximize profitability and support customer-specific promotions. Quickly and easily import hundreds of products, update list prices and costs, and recalculate selling prices using our multi-tiered price matrix.

  • Flash-sale product price overrides
  • Unlimited quantity breaks
    • Family of products breaks
    • Breaks by quantity, weight and total dollars
  • Quickly update costs with Product Import templates
  • Import customer pricing contracts and manufacturers’ rebate pricing.
  • Easily update and add matrix formulas



Detailed Contract Manager

Precise rebate tracking and reporting allows you to manage customer net pricing, vendor rebated costs and vendor rebated cost load. Contract/rebate costs can be used in conjunction with a separate sell price matrix or with separate margin-based customer prices for a uniquely low maintenance rebate management system.

  • Precise rebate tracking and reporting
  • Deviated net sell and cost
  • Deviated formula for sell and cost
  • Vendor contract number
  • Current and future date contracts
  • Expiration reporting and notification
We supply homeowners, contractors, residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional customers. Orders come in via phone, at our counter, online, or field sales. Our Inform system allows us to manage these different customers and order types very efficiently, and determine the proper price level depending on the type of customer.
Kevin MacDonald
President | MacDonald Supply Inc.