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Strategic Customer Pricing


Market Specific Pricing System

Our deep understanding of your vertical market enables us to demonstrate and introduce best practices pricing models. We accurately and quickly migrate your customer-specific price structure for an immediate return on your ERP investment.

  • Multi-dimensional Price Matrix using list, discount, markup and multipliers for industries such as industrial, electrical and plumbing distributors. Inform ERP's matrix system supports over 70 variations of product, product group, price group, vendor, customer, customer group, customer job and ship-to
  • Margin-of-last-sale automation and sales history management for paper, packaging and janitorial distributors
  • Deviated cost rebate contracts, with wide adoption in electrical, paper, packaging, HVAC and JanSan markets
  • Lot pricing, project and room bundles for quoting, purchasing and shipping groups of products
  • Quotation-based pricing and quote management



'Margin-Manager' Sales History Based Pricing

Sales-history based pricing automatically maintains customer-specific price without the need to set up contracts or matrices. Simply invoice a product and the customer-specific price/UOM is set. Optionally adjust sell prices as costs change or by triggered margin-price update.

  • Automatically maintain sell prices based upon the previous sales’ profit margin
  • Support sales-team driven, personalized pricing by customer
  • Eliminate margin leakage and increase GM by 2% to 4%
  • Improve margins by recognizing future costs and automatically adjusting prices to maintain margin using future costs

Price Matrix

Inform delivers multi-dimensional price flexibility with 79 combinations by price group, product line, major group and product, combined with customer category, customer, job, ship-to and vendor. Easily set up unlimited scenarios to maximize profitability, and support customer-specific promotions.

  • Date-specific price overrides with start and end dates
  • Flash-sale product price overrides
  • Unlimited quantity breaks
    • Family of products breaks
    • Breaks by quantity, weight and total dollars
  • Update costs with Inform 'Product Import' templates
  • Update and add Matrix formulas with Inform 'Price Matrix Import'
  • Support for Strategic Pricing services including Profit2 and Evergreen Consulting