Mike Hockett dives into the numbers behind Grainger’s $1 billion U.S. digital marketplace, what Zoro has done to support its rapid growth and why there’s no slowdown in sight.
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The app aims to help businesses better manage their inventory demands.
Disruptive market conditions breed opportunity. In this episode, IRCG’s Mike Marks and MDM’s Tom Gale look past the horizon at the larger macrotrends shaping growth opportunities for distributors over the next several years: electrification, infrastructure, energy transition, sustainability and demographic shifts.
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Acquisitions and technology investments remain viable ways for distributors to bet on themselves to outperform competitors, but they aren't the only options available. Here, Mike Hockett outlines those and other investments worth particular consideration ahead of a forecasted economic slowdown.
Nichole Gunn dives into the ways distributors and manufacturers can access and wield incentive program reporting and data to elevate sales and marketing strategies.
Fastenal’s eCommerce sales represent 17.4% of total company year-to-date sales, the company announced.
When markets soften, surprises tend to be of the negative variety. But downturns can also open up opportunities to strengthen key supplier partnerships. MDM’s Tom Gale and IRCG’s Mike Marks discuss the key performance indicators in supplier relationships that can be either early warning signals or telltales for competitive opportunity across inventory and cash management, backlogs, support and strategic alignment.
Our latest MDM Webcast explores the many facets of where automation can be applied for distributors, and how instilling a mantra of ‘What can we automate?’ across the organization can maximize the technology’s effectiveness.
Mike Hockett previews MDM’s Oct. 26 MDM webcast that will take a deep dive into the what, why and how of automation applications for distributors going forward.
Omnichannel provides a seamless customer journey across channels, so your customers don’t have to bounce from department to department trying to place an order or ask a question.
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The agreement will allow distributors to send automated triggered notifications when an order is available for pickup via smart locker.
No distributors have unlimited resources, so winners must work smart, not hard, on managing product data, says Eric Hills.
The app aims to help organizations optimize operations, eliminate manual processes and speed customer deliveries.