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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Distribution Businesses Today
Event Date: EST

Artificial Intelligence is not a trend of the future, but a tool that can and should be leveraged today as a means of driving customer service, efficiency, cost-savings, productivity, and sales.  

The first step is understanding how other distributors are already using AI and what you can do today.  The next is thinking about AI in the long term.

The webcast will focus on how distributors are using AI and machine learning to leverage existing data to improve business functions.  With statistics on the rate of adoption and estimates on how machine learning can make a positive impact on sales and profits, we’ll explore AI’s role in distribution business operations including key areas like:

  • Enhancing Customer Services by anticipating customer needs based on historical data and behavior.  
  • Cost-Cutting by using AI to efficiently manage inventory, anticipate fluctuations in demand, and influence purchasing decisions.
  • Understanding buyer trends and purchasing behavior to drive more business through pricing optimization, companion product recommendation, and more.

Key to leveraging the power of AI today and into the future is ensuring you have the right technology in place – including interactive user experience and mobile access to data.


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Ian Heller

Ian Heller
Modern Distribution Management

Ian Heller is the President & COO of Modern Distribution Management and its parent company, Gale Media, the most trusted resource for market intelligence and industry insight to wholesale distribution executives and industrial product marketers since 1967. He began his distribution career as a truck unloader in a Grainger branch in college. He left that company 15 years later as Marketing Vice President and has held senior executive positions in marketing and eCommerce at GE Capital Rail, Newark Electronics, Corporate Express and most recently as VP Marketing for HD Supply White Cap. Ian also founded and ran Real Results Marketing, a distribution-focused consultancy, for seven years.  


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Elizabeth Galentine
Editor in Chief
Modern Distribution Management

Prior to joining MDM in 2018 as Editor, Elizabeth Galentine ran her own content services agency and led the editorial team for a national employee benefits media company for nearly 10 years.

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