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Webinar: Profit-Based Sales Incentives (part 1)

Randy MacLean, President
WayPoint Analytics

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

•competitive strategy •sales practices •sales compensation design •management strategies •new opportunities for distribution industry •sales management •sales management styles in distribution

This video is the first in our four-part series on Sales Compensation Design. The series is designed to give you insights into how to put together a profit-based compensation plan for your company. These plans are extremely effective when it comes to getting the sales force productive in generating profits rather than just chasing sales and, as a direct result, can tremendously improve your company's profit performance.

This first session covers Fundamentals and Planning. You'll learn about:

•The Five Principles of a Good Sale

•How to Establish a Time-Line

•The Value of Customer Segmentation

•The Importance of the Whale Curve

•Sales P&Ls and Commission Planning

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For more information about Randy MacLean, visit: www.waypointanalytics.net


Using Profit Analytics to Manage Your Sales Force

Randy MacLean, President
WayPoint Analytics

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

•profit analytics •profit training •profit-based comp •profit strategy •sales compensation design •Wholesale Distribution Industry •customer profitability ranking report •sales management styles in distribution •distribution industry intelligent pricing

See how managers use profit analytics to help their reps drive radical profit gains by carefully balancing volume, margin and service costs for every customer account. By using this highly-effective balanced approach, managers have been doubling and tripling territory profits.

Randy MacLean, President of WayPoint Analytics, shows the reports that a sales manager would use to work with sales rep when managing and improving their territory.

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Sales Force Specialization

Bruce Merrifield, President
Merrifield Consulting

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

•competitive strategy •sales practices •management strategies •how to compete with AmazonSupply •new opportunities for distribution industry •sales management •sales management styles in distribution •distribution industry sales management •sales training

Do you expect your salesmen to act as "one man bands"? In this video interview, Randy MacLean sits down with Bruce Merrifield to discuss how the most successful companies are adopting specialized sales functions.

Learn how this tactic can can free up your best salespeople to do what they do best and, in the process, achieve results beyond your wildest dreams.

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For more information about Bruce Merrifield, visit: www.merrifieldact2.com


How Distributors Should Rethink Their 2017 Sales Growth Plans

Bruce Merrifield, President
Merrifield Consulting

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

•QPM •Quantum Profit Management (QPM) •business math for distribution •cost-to-serve math •LIPA •line-item profit analytics in distribution

Are Your 2017 Sales Growth Plans Guided by Dated Assumptions? There are some long standing assumptions that many businesses rely on year after year when creating plans for sales growth. One of the oldest is that all expenses are fixed. Another is that incremental new sales and gross margin dollars flow through to profits and earn more rebates at year end. This video will show you how to Update Your Sales Growth Assumptions.

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For more information about Bruce Merrifield, visit: www.merrifieldact2.com


Managing Product Line Profitability

Randy MacLean, President
WayPoint Analytics

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

•profit reports •product Line •profit strategy •QPM •pricing strategies •Quantum Profit Management (QPM)

The following reports are discussed in this 30 minute video about how the operations end of the business can have a significant impact on net profitability and takes a look at profits from a product line stance: Peak Internal Profit Report, Accumulated SKU Profit (whale) Report, Accumulated Profit (SKU) Report, SKU Ranking by Popularity Report, and Vendor by Profit Delta Report.

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For more information about Randy MacLean, visit: www.waypointanalytics.net


9 Steps to More Profitable Relationships

Bruce Merrifield, President
Merrifield Consulting

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

•competitive strategy •order fullfilment •distribution management best practices •profit training •big data •profit strategy •management strategies •new opportunities for distribution industry

In this video interview, Randy MacLean and Bruce Merrifield discuss tactics with the potential to redefine your relationship with customers. This includes a 9-step process aimed at transforming a transactional relationship with an account into a partnership.

This 9-step process is targeted towards high gross profit, high velocity accounts where CTS inefficiencies are wasting your company's time and profits. As an added bonus, the techniques that Bruce describes often result in getting far more business from the account!

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For more information about Bruce Merrifield, visit: www.merrifieldact2.com