Account & market potential tools for industrial product marketers
Analyze Market Potential
Identify market penetration and untapped potential by territory, customer segment and product category with a market model proven over 30 years.
Data cleansing is good. Data enhancement is even better. Leverage your customer file with our data services to drive both wallet and market share gains.
Target Prospects Smarter
As a D&B value-added reseller, we help you target high-potential prospects so you can deploy sales resources more effectively.
Market analysis customized to your world
MDM Market Prospector is a web-based software app that segments industrial product market demand and targets high-potential prospect accounts from a database of 20 million business locations in North America. Strengthen your market analytics core with this on-demand tool to map market opportunity by your product categories and territories – even to a postal code level.
An MDM Market Profile is a snapshot of your market based on territory, product(s) and industry segment(s). Our market profiles include general prospect information sorted by demand. Data breakouts are available by:
- Geography including region, state, MSA, county and postal code
- Customer type including multiple classification (SIC/NAICS) breakouts
- Product group: over 200 product profiles available
Reports are delivered via email within 1-2 business days in .xlsx format. The above pricing is based on the quantity of postal codes included in your report.
For pricing options, please call 888-742-5060 or email email@example.com.
New! Market Forecast Profile
An MDM Market Forecast Profile is a snapshot of your market based on territory, product(s) and industry segment(s). Our market profiles include general prospect information sorted by demand, and projected forecast of 2019.
As an add-on to the MDM Market Profile report, you may purchase targeted lists of prospects. These prospect lists include qualified contact information ranked by demand of consumption. Prospect lists are delivered via email within 1-2 business days in .xlsx format.
Customer File Matching
Qualify your internal customer lists with industry identifiers – either 4 digit SIC and 6 digit NAICS codes. Customer file matching lists are delivered via email within 2-5 business days in .xlsx format.
Customer Demand Append
We can provide estimated demand potentials for your customers so you can better understand opportunities, and have a benchmark to compare against your current sales and marketing efforts. This can uncover current opportunities, help re-align sales activity, and/or help build more efficient strategies to target your customers. After providing us with a customer list and interested product classes, we can identify estimated consumption levels for each of your customers.
A target prospect list ranked by demand can help you focus your limited sales resources on the highest potential accounts and territories. By profiling your customers, you can better analyze customers to build a better marketing and sales strategy. We can help you find and identify prospects that look like your best customers.
MDM Market Prospector is a web-based tool that provides 24/7 access to the MDM Analytics’ database of more than 200 MRO/OEM industrial product classes in North America. MDM Market Prospector is accessible on your desktop or tablet with an annual subscription.
Use MDM Market Prospector to generate Market Profile reports and prospect lists. Market Prospector can help map demand by product category at a county, metro, state and national levels so you can uncover opportunities and target accounts smarter. Market Prospector can help your company optimize sales and marketing efforts by the following:
- Identify current market penetration & untapped potential
- Target the highest potential geographic regions, customer segments & product categories
- Assess individual customer & prospect potential
- More effectively deploy sales/ marketing/ branch resources
- Build market plans strategically on a foundation of market data
MDM Market Prospector gives you the ability to:
- Access market data 24/7
- Filter your data by product, territory or customer segment
- Download a prospect list for your sales team to best target sales resources
- Export your data in .xlsx format for closer analysis and easy sharing
- Contact Experts to understand your report better and provide support services for your team
Call us at 888-742-5060 or email us to learn more about MDM Market Prospector.
MDM Market Prospector Allows You to Define Your Reports By:
Choose one or more of the 200+ MRO and OEM product classes, including industrial, safety, janitorial, electrical, construction products and more. MDM Market Prospector’s user-friendly interface allows you to easily add or remove product classes from your reports.
We know your business is unique. We can customize your access to hone in on just the products that apply to your business. Or we can build custom product classes that align with your sales channels.
MDM Market Prospector allows you to filter your results from the national down to the MSA and county levels in the United States. View Canadian data down to the province level.
We can customize your access specific to your sales territories. Access can be specific to each user in your company.
Dive deeper into the data with a view at how customer end-markets consume the products you are profiling. MDM Market Prospector allows you to view consumption estimates by SIC or NAICS designations.
Each standard report includes product market data by territories, customer segments and prospects. Additionally, you can request a complete prospect report from MDM Analytics, allowing you to view a full record – a powerful sales tool.
Today MDM Analytics provides data by applying statistical methodology to determine market size and definition at a product category level. This model is continuously refined and validated to reflect the most up-to-date trends and data. This proprietary model patterns industrial product demand for specific types of businesses.
Using ratio marketing analysis, MDM Analytics provides information on the potential demand for a wide range of industrial goods across hundreds of industries encompassed by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and/or Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes. Market potential can be estimated by modeling the types of end-market industries and their size in a given territory. As a result, this can provide the “DNA” of a territory and its estimated consumption patterns for defined industrial product categories to be modeled
MDM Analytics provides actionable data that will help you move the needle and expand into markets, understand your market share, maximize your sales effort, and much more. Our market analysis can provide answers to key marketing questions, such as:
- What is your Market Share?
- Are you maximizing the sales effort?
- Are your sales territories balanced in size and coverage?
- Which sales territory is doing the best, and which ones need help?
- Are there other industries of significant size you’re overlooking?
- Which customers are you missing or not penetrating?
For more than 25 years, MDM Analytics has increased top line revenues, lowered cost of customer acquisition and shortened the selling cycling for industrial product marketers. Here are their stories:
A regional fluid power distributor uncovered $6 million in revenue in a single county using MDM Analytics product-specific demand profiles where its sales started below $1 million. Using MDM Analytics’ demand-appended prospect lists, the company grew to more than $4 million in annual revenue over three years.
A national distributor integrated MDM Analytics’ database into its call center system providing CSR’s with on-screen add-on product recommendations based on MDM Analytics- developed industry segment demand profiles.
A two-state distributor used MDM Analytics’ segmented demand reports and demand-appended prospect lists to prioritize limited sales resources. Result: a 5 percent “new” revenue lift year-to-year attributable to this effort without additional sales expense.
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.
MDM Analytics supports a wide range of industrial market information needs with standardized market reports, custom research projects and software tools. For ongoing research needs, we offer a subscription service with unlimited access to the MDM Analytics database for the U.S. and Canadian markets on more than 200 MRO/OEM industrial product classes. This allows your staff analysts 24/7 access to the MDM Analytics database at the ZIP/postal code level and the ability to create custom classes for analysis. It offers an ongoing tool to segment effectively by customer SIC and optimize sales and marketing efforts.
Rusty Duncan founded Industrial Market Information in 1986. MDM acquired the company in 2011 and changed the name to MDM Analytics in 2015. Duncan – whose grandfather started and grew an industrial distribution company in Minneapolis, MN – continues to serve as a consultant and advisor. The roots of the company go back to 1967, when the economic models were developed and refined from other economic sectors.
MDM Analytics offers data for more than 200 industrial MRO/OEM product groups. View the full list here.
Data sets and reports are delivered in Excel spreadsheet format. Click here to download a sample report.
MDM Analytics provides more standard research reports and data sets at a lower cost than any other source today. Contact us today to get a quote.
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