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Vanguard National Alliance Merges with supplyFORCE

The two national accounts distributor organizations will do business as supplyFORCE.

Electrical national accounts sales and service organization Vanguard National Alliance (VNA) has merged with supplyFORCE, a sourcing and procurement company. The two companies will continue to do business as supplyFORCE, with their corporate headquarters based in King of Prussia, PA.

The new organization will manage over $400 million in contract volume and have more than 3,500 branch locations through a network of distributors.

supplyFORCE offers industrial, PVF and safety supplies as well as electrical products. supplyFORCE is partnered with marketing group Affiliated Distributors (AD), often referred to as the organization’s sister company. AD spun its national accounts program into supplyFORCE in 1999.

According to VNA’s website, VNA is a sales and service organization focused on electrical MRO and factory automation needs of industrially oriented national account type customers. VNA has 49 distribution companies with more than 500 branch locations in U.S., Canada and Mexico. Learn more here.

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