Pipedrive for insurance Agents  looking for solutions to calculate a commission
Hi,
We have just started testing out Pipedrive to see if it will meet our requirements, but I'm already seeing some limitations and looking for a solution / workaround (that wouldn't require using Zapier).
So let say we want to sell a car insurance, which consists of 3 parts:
1. Damages to your car
2. Damages to other cars, people or things
3. Damages to the people inside your car
Each part has a certain value and each part has a certain percentage based commission.
So what I did was:
 I created a product category: Car Insurance
 Added 3 test products for one insurance company
 added a custom field "Commission" along with a commission in decimals like 0.12 representing a 12% commission for each product
Then I added a deal and within a deal I added those 3 products and enter a value for each: 4,000, 700 and 300.
So here is a tricky part  since I have 3 products, sometimes with each having a different commission, how can I calculate a commission based on products' custom fields?
The easiest option would be to create a monetary custom field with a formula:
Sum of all (product price x product commission).
It cant be a fixed add product one + product two + product three, as sometimes there can be 2,3, or even 4 products.
Is it achievable in Pipedrive? I'm extremely surprised it's not straight forward it would be the same to calculate a profit per product sold. As within a deal, you may be selling multiple products.
Thanks :)
Answers

Hi @DomKas ! its not achievable in pipedrive directly, but we do a lot of this thru make. thats really easy, especially now, with webhooks available in workflow automations
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the general idea: trigger automation when its time to calculate commissions. in make, grab products (you can actually have a custom field with percentages attached to actual products) and do your math, then update a custom field commission with that value
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hi @DomKas i can offer you professional help with that if you're interested  we know what to do here. you'd need make.com account tho
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@DomKas actually, check out calculation fields available for deals  you might be able to pull this off with those, if the calculation is easy enough:
 add monetary custom field
 under the field type, there's a switch to add formula
 add #Deal Value * your commission
Done.
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here's a screenshot illustrating an example:
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@DomKas I mentioned this formula being useful in "simple" cases. If you need complex calculations based on products with conditional logic, make.com is the way
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