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MDM Analytics is the market intelligence division of Modern Distribution Management. We provide better visibility into industrial product markets by helping customers quantify demand by geography, customer type and product group. Our data helps identify current market and account penetration for additional sales opportunities.


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MDM thanks its Editorial Advisory Board, which helps to guide the content and services we deliver to our dedicated readers.

  • Mark Bray, President, ACR Supply Co.
  • Chester Collier, Senior Vice President, Walter Surface Technologies
  • Ted Cowie, Vice President Sales, Safety & Industrial Products, Motion Industries
  • Larry Davis, President, Fairmont Supply
  • Julia Klein, Chairwoman & CEO, C.H. Briggs Company
  • Doug Savage, President & CEO of Bearing Service Inc.
  • Ted Stark, President, Dalco Enterprises

About Gale Media, Inc.

Gale Media Inc. is the publisher of Modern Distribution Management and, and MDM’s new division MDM Analytics. Principal Thomas P. Gale has researched and written on significant trends in the industry, including consolidation, integrated supply, e-commerce, vendor reduction and shifts in value definition.


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