BluePlanner

BluePlanner

Sales Planning, Trade Promotion, and Analytics Software for Consumer Goods Manufacturers

4/5 (1 review)

BluePlanner Overview

Designed to interface with existing ERP/accounting systems, BluePlanner provides the powerful complimentary platform and reporting tools that most systems lack in the area of trade promotion. Deployed over web, BluePlanner can be accessed anywhere by both the management and accounting teams in the office and sales managers and brokers in the field. They use it daily to forecast sales, plan trade promotions, match deductions, and track results.

Pricing

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Devices

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Markets

Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and 5 others, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America

Supported Languages

Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

BluePlanner Reviews

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Taylor C.

used this for the forecasting and budget planning

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2018/03/13
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

I liked how it incorporated both volume forecast and budget forecasts in a relatively easy way to look at it and manage it all

Cons

I think that the overall user experience could be improved. Totally understand that this is a tough ask but it's a little frustrating at times.

Response from UpClear

Thank you for the review.

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BluePlanner Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Pricing options
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

BluePlanner is deployed on a Software-as-a-service model with no deployment fee and a subscription for each user.

BluePlanner can be deployed and configured in a matter of weeks.

BluePlanner Features

  • API

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Automatic Notifications
  • CRM Integration
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Contact Database
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Email Integration
  • Lead Capture
  • Lead Management
  • Monitoring
  • Real Time Data
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Sales Analytics
  • Sales Reporting
  • Sales Tracking
  • Search Functionality
  • Third Party Integration

Additional information for BluePlanner

Key features of BluePlanner

  • Deduction Management
  • Point-of-Sales (POS) Data Integration
  • Promotional Analysis
  • Promotional Planning, Simulation, & Validation
  • Reporting
  • Scenario Planning
  • Trade Promotion Optimization
  • Volume Planning

Benefits

The initial advantage of BluePlanner is to establish cross-functional processes built around centralized information and workflows between the different departments of Sales, Finance, and Operations. BluePlanner eliminates the need for complicated spreadsheets and back-and-forth communication, saving consumer goods manufacturers time and reducing errors.

Clients optimize their trade spend through promotional evaluation, control, and post activity analysis. By building a history of promotional data, companies are able to evaluate where to best allocate their spend budget.

Clients typically see 5% trade spending waste elimination in year one due to systematic measure and control. Average efficiency gained in deduction processing is 80%.

BluePlanner FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for BluePlanner.

Q. What type of pricing plans does BluePlanner offer?

BluePlanner offers the following pricing plans:

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Available

BluePlanner is deployed on a Software-as-a-service model with no deployment fee and a subscription for each user.

BluePlanner can be deployed and configured in a matter of weeks.

Q. What are the main features of BluePlanner?

BluePlanner offers the following features:

  • Deduction Management
  • Point-of-Sales (POS) Data Integration
  • Promotional Analysis
  • Promotional Planning, Simulation, & Validation
  • Reporting
  • Scenario Planning
  • Trade Promotion Optimization
  • Volume Planning

Q. Who are the typical users of BluePlanner?

BluePlanner has the following typical customers:

Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business

Q. What languages does BluePlanner support?

BluePlanner supports the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Q. What type of pricing plans does BluePlanner offer?

BluePlanner has the following pricing plans:

Subscription

Q. Does BluePlanner support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices BluePlanner supports

Q. What other apps does BluePlanner integrate with?

We do not have any information about what integrations BluePlanner has

Q. What level of support does BluePlanner offer?

BluePlanner offers the following support options:

Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support