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February 25 2016

Refocus on the Core

Volume:

46

Issue:

4

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Refocus

For distributors to successfully navigate a challenging landscape they must reinforce their core strengths. This facet of the 2016 Distribution Remodel could entail a number of solutions, from deepening customer engagement to dropping unprofitable customer segments to divesting noncore assets.

This article includes:

  • Devising a blueprint for remodeling
  • Remodelings role in M&A
  • How differentiating can help you win market share

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  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Invest or Die
  • Distributors Getting Back to the Basics
  • Commentary: Refocus on the Foundation

Distributors looking to balance renewed focus on their core with meeting customer demand to provide more are turning to master distributors to achieve that end. This article looks at how the role of master distributors has evolved and the additional roles they now play for traditional distributors.

This article includes:

  • How distributors use masters
  • Additional benefits master distributors provide
  • How masters are elevating their traditional role

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  • Distributors Adapt to More Sophisticated Supply Chain
  • Integrated Supplys Next Phase
  • Industry 4.0: Technology-Driven Change

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: Fourth Quarter 2015 and Annual
  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: How to Build a Better Business
  • Market Analysis: HVACR Consumption in the United States
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Table of Contents:

  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Refocus on the Core
  • Commentary: Drive Business Results with Analytics
  • The Evolving Role of Master Distributors
  • Industrial Manufacturing M&A Up 10% in 2015
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Data: December 2015
  • MDM Industrial Inflation Index: January 2016
  • News Digest

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Refocus

For distributors to successfully navigate a challenging landscape they must reinforce their core strengths. This facet of the 2016 Distribution Remodel could entail a number of solutions, from deepening customer engagement to dropping unprofitable customer segments to divesting noncore assets.

This article includes:

  • Devising a blueprint for remodeling
  • Remodelings role in M&A
  • How differentiating can help you win market share

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:

  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Invest or Die
  • Distributors Getting Back to the Basics
  • Commentary: Refocus on the Foundation

Distributors looking to balance renewed focus on their core with meeting customer demand to provide more are turning to master distributors to achieve that end. This article looks at how the role of master distributors has evolved and the additional roles they now play for traditional distributors.

This article includes:

  • How distributors use masters
  • Additional benefits master distributors provide
  • How masters are elevating their traditional role

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:

  • Distributors Adapt to More Sophisticated Supply Chain
  • Integrated Supplys Next Phase
  • Industry 4.0: Technology-Driven Change

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: Fourth Quarter 2015 and Annual
  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: How to Build a Better Business
  • Market Analysis: HVACR Consumption in the United States
4604Cover

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

Table of Contents:

  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Refocus on the Core
  • Commentary: Drive Business Results with Analytics
  • The Evolving Role of Master Distributors
  • Industrial Manufacturing M&A Up 10% in 2015
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Data: December 2015
  • MDM Industrial Inflation Index: January 2016
  • News Digest

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