Trade Management Applications

Trade Management Applications

Service Offerings

Service Overview

Customer and Trade Promotion Planning and Management service has a comprehensive offering to help our consumer products customers build a holistic solution for Trade Management. The solution will be fully integrated with ERP and Demand Planning, enabling sales leaders to drive revenue, volume & margin growth while optimizing trade spend and to collaborate effectively with trade partners. Our solutions are supported by both SAP and Anaplan.

Service Overview

Success Stories

Drive Revenue and Margin Growth with SAP Trade Management at Lindt USA

Drive Revenue and Margin Growth with SAP Trade Management at Lindt USA

Driving Sales and Margin Growth at CSM Bakery with a Comprehensive and Integrated Trade Management Solution

Driving Sales and Margin Growth at CSM Bakery with a Comprehensive and Integrated Trade Management Solution

Effective Trade Promotion Management Solution Enables a Paradigm Shift

Effective Trade Promotion Management Solution Enables a Paradigm Shift

Integrated TPM on HANA solution implementation, driving increased trade management ROI

Integrated TPM on HANA solution implementation, driving increased trade management ROI

Service Offerings

Our services will help make the optimum utilization of technology that will benefit your organization to stay on its growth trajectory

Service Offerings

  • Assessment of promotion management and sales volume planning processes.
  • Blueprint for To-Be Trade process definition.
  • Roadmap and program plan for trade process transformation and Trade Management implementation.

We help in the implementation of:

  • Customer Business Planning (CBP)
  • Trade Promotion Management (TPM)
  • Trade Funds Management (TFM)
  • Trade Claims Management (TCM)
  • Demand Signal Management (DSiM)
  • Analytics and reporting
  • Anaplan Trade Management

  • Upgrade of SAP CRM, BW, TPM, and CBP applications to latest TMA version.
  • Migration of SAP BPS-TPM to PAK (Planning applications kit) on HANA.

Implementation of Advanced Analytics

  • Post-Event Analytics
  • Trade Promotion Optimization
  • A-I based advanced analytics / predictive capabilities
  • Trade Management reporting

Design a support and DevOps support team with our experienced offshore TPM resources for production support. Our global delivery model can help with monitoring, administration, and enhancement development. We can provide a mix of onshore and offshore resources for 24/7 support in multiple regions for performance and cost optimization.

Solutions and Starter Kits

Blueprint Accelerators (TekLink Labs and Templates)

  • Fully functional SAP TM application (in TekLink Labs) for blueprinting – helps process owners make informed To-Be process definition decisions and understand fit versus gap.
  • Templates for workshops, business process blueprint documents, fit-gap analysis, and a high-quality design.

Program Management Accelerators

  • Templates and artifacts for a detailed project plan, status reporting, risk/ issue register, cutover plan, change management, and handover.
  • Incorporate best practices for on-time, on-budget, and on-value delivery.

Implementation Accelerators

  • Programs and code snippets in TekLink Labs for
    • Unique requirements (For Example: tier-based promotion approval process workflow)
    • Automation of user data entry or mass changes
  • Artifacts and templates for data models, promotion layouts, customer, and promo P&L, and more
  • Accelerate realization phase -> Improve speed to delivery, reduce implementation cost
  • Anaplan Trade management starter kit
  • Anaplan Customer Planning.

The combination of TekLink’s CPG experience, qualified advisors & commitment to customer satisfaction led Lindt through a large evolution into best business practices and delivered an integrated system complete with KPI’s, targets, conventions and additional advanced functions to move the business forward.
Jaimie Bell, Director of Business Solutions
Jaimie Bell, Director of Business Solutions

Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc

"TekLink has exceeded our expectations and I strongly endorse their capabilities and would happily recommend them to other customers/prospects”
Assoc. Director, IT
Assoc. Director, IT

CSM Bakery Solutions

"WOW! Very fast, insightful and intuitive.  This is the sort of capability we were hoping for with BOBJ and HANA, Great work by all!!"
Senior Director, IT

Multinational Food Manufacturing Company

"I am so very proud of TekLink! Great work!!!"
Vice President, Business Planning

Multinational Food Manufacturing Company

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