Latest MDM-Baird Distribution Survey highlights continued impact of uncertainty
Robert W. Baird & Co., in partnership with Modern Distribution Management, conducted a survey of more than 500 distributors and manufacturers to gauge business trends and the outlook for the distribution industry in diverse sectors. ...Read More
Don't let Amazon drive your strategy.
Every marketer in industrial and commercial markets should pay close attention to what Amazon is doing. But don’t let them drive your strategy. Don’t give them the keys to your strategy; don’t even let ...Read More
Distributors should reach out more frequently with timely, relevant marketing
Distributors often fear that they will annoy their customers with too many marketing messages. But if those marketing messages are relevant, customers actually welcome them. This article examines customer preferences for marketing communications and ...Read More
Modern Distribution Management's Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.Read More
Inflation data for dozens of product groups sold by wholesaler-distributors
This report was formerly called the Inflation by Commodity Group Report.
This report is researched and produced by MDM editors. View the Fourth Quarter 2012 and Annual pricing trends report here.
These product groups ...Read More
This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.
Table of Contents:
MDM-Baird Survey: ‘Inconsistent’ First Quarter for Distributors
Commentary: Beware the Amazon Mystique
Yes, Customers Want to Hear from You
MDM ...Read More