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MDM's Distribution Market Research Resources

Modern Distribution Management is the best place for data and analysis on the wholesale distribution industry. Listed below are MDM's top reports for anyone looking for a comprehensive look at trends and market data for this channel. Please call Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier at 888-742-5060 for customer service regarding research reports and content on the MDM website or fill in the form below.

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Oct 25, 2011 issue coverWith a subscription, gain 24-hour, unlimited access to and receive a new issue with objective and comprehensive content twice a month. MDM Premium is the best way to stay on top of key issues and trends affecting the leaders of wholesale distribution companies. Subscribe now.

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MDM Market Leaders
View the top distributors in 14 sectors, including industrial and electrical. This is an annual report that is released every June.

MDM Annual Distribution Trends Report
Available to MDM Premium Subscribers, this popular annual report includes insight and analysis of key trends in wholesale distribution. The latest report includes the following articles, and the top distributors in each sector:

  • Avoiding Information Overload Essential with Analytics
  • Connecting the Dots Online and Offline
  • Making the Case for Millennials in Distribution
  • Training, Technology Take Front Seat in Employee Retention Strategies
  • Trend Snapshots for 14 Sectors

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MDM Special Reports

MDM Premium Subscribers have free access to all of our special reports. These reports offer in-depth coverage on the trends, issues and other hot topics impacting distribution. You must be logged in to download these reports.

  • Making Money with Small Customers
  • State of E-Commerce in Distribution
  • Private Label in Wholesale Distribution

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More Research from MDM

Order the 2014 Wholesale Distribution Industry Landscape Report for the above plus market size estimates for most sectors. The landscape report also includes market share estimates for the combined Top 5 and Top 40 industrial distributors. Learn more.

2014 MRO Market Analysis
Get market size estimates for MRO products in the U.S. This report breaks down the market by: Industrial MRO, Construction/Facility MRO, Electrical MRO and Other. Learn more here.

Wholesale Distribution Economic Trend Reports
These reports, updated annually, are invaluable for detailed channel benchmarking data if you are managing, selling to or investing in a wholesale distribution company. Includes the following data by distribution sector on:

  • revenue and employment growth trends;
  • number and size of distribution companies;
  • gross margins and other operational statistics;
  • wages and revenues per employee;
  • inventory data;
  • and more.

Learn more about the Wholesale Distribution Economic Trend Reports.

Industrial Market Information Inc.
IMI, a subsidiary of Gale Media and sister company to Modern Distribution Management, offers market data and account potential reports for more than 200 industrial product groups. Learn more at Want to know how large the MRO market is? Want to know who is consuming your product lines and how much? IMI has the answer!

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