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2015 Market Leaders & Distribution Trends Special Issue

Volume: 45
Edition: 11-12
To download this issue in PDF, click on Special Report: 2015 Wholesale Distribution Trends.

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Special Issue: 2015 Wholesale Distribution Trends

The 2015 Wholesale Distribution Trends Report was researched and written by MDM editors based on interviews with dozens of wholesaler-distributors, as well as industry experts and manufacturers. MDM also conducted a survey of its ...
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Good News, Bad News for U.S. Economy

Oil & gas remains a drag on economic growth
This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. The annual feature was researched and written by MDM editors based on interviews with dozens of wholesaler-distributors, as well as industry experts and ...
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Distributors Change Tune on Generational Shift

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It looks at the new mindset distributors have about retaining employees and grooming the next generation of leaders. The annual feature was researched ...
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Commentary: Is Your Company Disrupter or Disrupted?

Distributors that haven't adjusted their business models are bound to fall behind.
This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It explains the need to change your business model or risk slipping into irrelevance. The annual feature was researched and written by MDM ...
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‘Doubling Down’ on Distributor Relationships

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It provides a look at how relationships in the supply chain are shifting to meet changing customer and supplier needs. The annual feature ...
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Distributors Getting Back to the Basics

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It provides a look at how some distributors need to rein in any ambitions that exceed their current capabilities and focus on business ...
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Distributors Embrace, Expand Online Customer Base

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It provides a look at the role e-commerce plays in distribution and how distributors are adapting. The annual feature was researched and written ...
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Distributors Seeking 'Lean' Supply Chain

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It examines a return to the "lean" principles popularized by Toyota to streamline a supply chain. The annual feature was researched and written ...
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Distributors Adapt to More Sophisticated Supply Chain

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It provides a look at how the supply chain has become more sophisticated as the industry moves toward the 'factory of the future.' ...
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Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting

This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It provides a look at the strategies distributors are using to fill their benches with new talent. The annual feature was researched and ...
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AJ Adhesives Takes Service to New Level

Adhesives distributor sets lofty goal of making customers “insanely happy”
This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. The article looks at the unique and fun way AJ Adhesives Inc. is making customer service a priority. The annual feature was researched ...
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Plumbers Supply’s “Win-Win-Win-Win”

Service Business Evolution program provides ‘complete channel lift’
This article is a part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Report. The article looks at how Plumbers Supply Co. is helping its contractor customers address a looming labor shortage by in-creasing productivity and making ...
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MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth

Knight: Current success not a challenge to future performance
This article is part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Special Issue. It analyzes how TTI Inc. is approaching global growth, the importance of culture to successful acquisitions and what's in store for the rest ...
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MDM Interview: Culture Drives Success for ERIKS North America

CEO: It’s a difficult concept to define, but you know it when you see it
This article is a part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Report. The article analyzes how ERIKS North America ensures success with its acquisitions by focusing on the culture. The annual report was researched and ...
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Monthly Wholesale Trade Data: April 2015

Sales and inventories data for wholesaler-distributors in April 2015.
Sales and inventories data for wholesaler-distributors in April 2015.
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MDM Industrial Inflation Index: May 2015

Modern Distribution Management's Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies
Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies. This index includes: Abrasives Products Cutting Tools Power Transmission Equipment Fasteners Valves, etc. Power Tools Material Handling Equipment Belting Hand Tools ...
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MDM News Digest 4511-4512

News briefs from May 26-June 25, 2015
News briefs from May 26-June 25, 2015.
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