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2014 Wholesale Distribution Economic Trends Reports: Factbook

2014 Wholesale Distribution Economic Trends Reports: Factbook

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The MDM Wholesale Distribution Economic Trends Factbook is the best source for accurate statistics on the distribution industry, including segment and overall industry revenue trends, inventory levels, 2014 sales forecast, trends and other critical benchmark data on distribution.

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Questions? Call 888-742-5060 ext. 113 to talk with Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about this report.

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The Factbook includes data for 19 sectors, listed below. Order the full Factbook for economic trend data on all 19 wholesale distribution sectors or purchase just part of the report for the sector or sectors you need:


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3 Ways to Use the Factbook

  1. Plan strategically for the year ahead with accurate current and forward-looking data on your wholesale distribution line of trade.
  2. Benchmark your performance. Learn how much sales and sales per employee, weekly earnings, inventories and more have changed in your line of trade.
  3. Gain an advantage over your competitors by better understanding where higher-margin opportunities exist in your line of wholesale distribution.


Who Should Use These Reports?

Executives who manage, sell to or invest in a wholesale distribution company in the industrial sector need this annual report to stay on top of key economic and market trends for industrial distributors.

Data Included in the Wholesale Distribution Economic Trend Reports

For Industry:

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Inventories, Inventory-to-Sales Ratio, Total Employment, Average Annual Revenues per Employee and Average Weekly Earnings
  2. Sector Summary – 2012 Revenues, Percent of Industry Revenues, No. of Companies and Average Gross Margin (2011)
  3. Summary Trend Data - 2012 Actual Revenues, 2012 Real Revenues, Revenue Gap and 2012 Q4 Employment, in Percent Change vs. Previous Year
  4. Revenue Forecast Summary - 2012 Actual, 2013 Forecast, 2013 vs. 2012, in Percent Change in Revenues vs. Previous Year
  5. Sector Growth vs. U.S. GDP Growth - 2000: Q1 to 2012:Q4
  6. Employment Size Distribution of Wholesale Distribution Companies
  7. Actual Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2005 to Present
  8. Real Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2005 to Present
  9. Employment Growth – Quarterly 2005 to Present
  10. Inventory-to-Sales Ratio – 3-Month Moving Average with Trendline

Additional Sector-Specific Data:

  1. Sub-Sector Summary - Estimated 2012 Revenues, Percent of Sector Revenues, No. of Companies and No. of Branches
  2. Sub-Sector Summary Statistics - Average Sales per Company, Average Sales per Branch, Average Sales per Employee and Average Gross Margin (2011)
  3. Share of Revenue by End-Customer Market

 

What Others Say About These Reports

"These reports are the best source of information I've seen to get a quick snapshot of where a particular wholesaler-distributor stands relative to peers and to other wholesaler-distributors in other sub-sectors." - Jim Miller, Managing Director, Supply Chain Equity Partners

 

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