Inmar helps manufacturers build and protect brands.
Our solutions empower manufacturers to engage shoppers, drive incremental sales, reduce unsaleables, improve product performance and mitigate risk.
With Inmar’s Invoice Management Application vendors can issue Return Authorizations and product disposition instructions online, quickly search for and retrieve new invoices and receive email notification regarding invoices awaiting authorization.
Streamline the reimbursement process through timely processing and payment and ensure policy is applied fairly and consistently across all customers. Claims Processing enables you to capture information to the SKU level of detail, apply your policy and analyze the results. In the end, returns management is no longer a necessary evil—it is a strategic advantage.
Seeing the data helps you drive operating efficiencies, reduce returns and improve asset recovery by leveraging a vast repository of data, insight and industry best practices. You’ll have unprecedented access to information through flexible drill-down technology that allows data to be viewed at every level – corporate-wide or a specific location to help you identify source reduction opportunities, see trends, address variances in returns practices and more.
Leading manufacturers and retailers maximize efficiency and minimize cost through Inmar’s facilities or Inmar’s network.
Inmar’s web-based Returns Management application lets you put processing capabilities wherever you need them in your supply chain, according to your specific needs. Choose to process returns at retail, in a distribution center or at Inmar’s strategically located returns facilities. Manage your business dynamics through Inmar’s flexible, powerful business rules engine. Dashboards give you the ability to monitor activity and key metrics from anywhere.
Clients needing data-based insights into shopper behavior can use Inmar’s shopper analytics to develop easily executable marketing strategies for driving incremental sales. Brands and retailers, with direct assistance from Inmar, are positioned to significantly enhance their marketing efforts and successfully engage targeted shoppers in store, in print and online.
Clients working with Inmar’s retail analytics group receive strategic guidance on assortment, pricing and promotion as a means to increase efficiency throughout the extended value chain while growing shopper loyalty and basket size. Retailers are empowered to develop comprehensive, competitive programs that attract and retain targeted shoppers while optimizing the sales floor.
Brands and retailers now have the opportunity to assess the combined expertise of Inmar and Willard Bishop, an Inmar Analytics company, to create performance-based strategies that work for the supply side as well as for the demand side. Willard Bishop’s extensive manufacturer expertise and deep retailer knowledge represent key resources that trading partners can leverage to identify and quantify opportunities throughout the value chain. Integrating broad-based analytics with strategic cost modeling, Inmar delivers critical insight into where people are shopping and what they are buying — as well as identifying what categories, items and brands are providing the greatest returns.
The Inmar Center for Brand Excellence provides small-to-midsize consumer product manufacturers with data-driven solutions for strategic business growth. The Center is a unique solution-source for emerging brands; providing them the data, tools and strategies they need to take full advantage of new and unprecedented growth opportunities developing in today’s marketplace.
Our professional recall consulting, planning and regulatory services and end-to-end recall execution services guide companies through all the steps of a recall event, helping minimize impact through comprehensive process optimization, notification/response, product retrieval, compliant disposition and performance analytics for regulatory reporting and process improvement.
Seven of the top 10 retailers choose Inmar’s secure liquidation and remarketing services to achieve maximum value recovery for returned product, overstocks and shelf pulls in any inventory category or condition. Our national facility network helps reduce processing costs while our established buyer base helps sell product quickly and efficiently.
Manufacturers and retailers use Inmar’s analytics expertise to increase profits and build competitive differentiation through supply chain optimization. Our end-to-end audit capabilities and industry benchmarking data enable meaningful waste reduction, process improvement and deeper supply chain visibility.
Manufacturers and brands depend on Inmar to help them reduce risk and limit exposure during recalls and other market actions. Our recall-management solutions help minimize impact through comprehensive process optimization, notification/response, product retrieval, compliant disposition and performance analytics for regulatory reporting and process improvement.
Brands can leverage Inmar’s expansive capabilities to develop, execute, and analyze revenue-generating promotion-driven campaigns at any market-level: national, regional or retailer-specific.
The same level of shopper-specific engagement that is driving the success of digital coupons is available for rebates. With Inmar’s personalized rebates solution, manufacturers can develop and deliver personalized, single-use rebate offers that target individual customers — at scale.
Our comprehensive Rx Returns management solution for manufacturers drives increased efficiency through state-of-the-art technology that includes One Touch Advantage® efficient processing, online returns management and Returns Authorization (RA) tool. It enables compliant processes and disposition, delivering industry-leading accuracy, automation, policy management, reconciliation, documentation and benchmarking.
With consumers engaging with more than 5 million Inmar rebates every year, Inmar is great strategic ally. Rebate clients benefit significantly from Inmar’s more than 35 years in the promotion industry; receiving best-practice guidance in creating and deploying mail-in rebate promotions that build awareness, generate sales lift and foster interaction with the brand. In addition, our clients enjoy the added convenience of our online rebate center and complimentary escheat management, as well as optional analytics and reporting services.
Brands looking to grow sales and increase potential for repeat purchases can use Inmar’s submitter-friendly, online rebates solution to reward recent purchases and capture critical consumer data to inform future promotions.
Inmar ScanApps enables brands to deploy trade funds based on a retailer’s actual, validated performance, drive incremental volume at participating accounts, ensure trade dollars are spent on specified UPCs during specific time periods and, while spending less, get more with greater price pass-through efficiencies.
Manufacturers who rely on Inmar for coupon clearing derive maximum benefit from their paper and digital promotions through expedient financial settlement, rigorous fraud mitigation and extensive data capture and analysis. Additional services, including redemption monitoring, bar code generation and family code maintenance, are available to help manufacturers realize the greatest possible ROI from their coupon programs.