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November 25 2015

Opportunities in Asia & E-Commerce

Volume:

45

Issue:

22

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Distributors historically have had trouble gaining market access to Asia, but it remains a compelling destination for U.S. companies because of the regions population and growing economic prosperity. Any company looking to undertake an Asian expansion must be strategic in its approach.

This article includes:

  • Challenges to gaining market access in Asia
  • Opportunities in Asia
  • Best ways of accessing Asia

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  • Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.
  • Rebranding Road Map
  • Destination: Mexico
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Independent wholesale distributors excel in many aspects of business, but they often struggle to compete in areas of business where scale poses an advantage, such as e-commerce. Earlier this year, North American buying and marketing group Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, PA, began development on a program to help its members overcome the e-commerce challenge.

This article includes:

  • How AD developed its eContent Service program
  • How the program will work
  • Benefits of the program

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  • Prioritizing Big Data
  • PTDA Summit Inspires, Motivates, Leads
  • Amazons B2B Move Reduces Threat

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

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  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Third Quarter 2015
  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Grinding to a Halt
  • Market Analysis: Safety Products Consumption in the United States
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Table of Contents:

  • A Passage to Asia
  • Commentary: The Airgas Deal and Whats Next for M&A
  • AD Tackles E-Commerce Monster
  • Commodities, Currencies, China Top of Mind for CFOs
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Date: September 2015
  • MDM Inflation Index: October 2015
  • News Digest

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Distributors historically have had trouble gaining market access to Asia, but it remains a compelling destination for U.S. companies because of the regions population and growing economic prosperity. Any company looking to undertake an Asian expansion must be strategic in its approach.

This article includes:

  • Challenges to gaining market access in Asia
  • Opportunities in Asia
  • Best ways of accessing Asia

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.
  • Rebranding Road Map
  • Destination: Mexico
person touching tablet

Independent wholesale distributors excel in many aspects of business, but they often struggle to compete in areas of business where scale poses an advantage, such as e-commerce. Earlier this year, North American buying and marketing group Affiliated Distributors, Wayne, PA, began development on a program to help its members overcome the e-commerce challenge.

This article includes:

  • How AD developed its eContent Service program
  • How the program will work
  • Benefits of the program

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Prioritizing Big Data
  • PTDA Summit Inspires, Motivates, Leads
  • Amazons B2B Move Reduces Threat

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

Subscribers should log-in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Third Quarter 2015
  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Grinding to a Halt
  • Market Analysis: Safety Products Consumption in the United States
4522Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • A Passage to Asia
  • Commentary: The Airgas Deal and Whats Next for M&A
  • AD Tackles E-Commerce Monster
  • Commodities, Currencies, China Top of Mind for CFOs
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Date: September 2015
  • MDM Inflation Index: October 2015
  • News Digest

Are you a subscriber? Simply log-in to view this issue.