Distributors See Stronger Profitability

The following analysis examines key profit drivers in wholesale distribution across 28 lines of trade to help distributors understand the change in financial performance for the distribution industry and its segments. This article includes historical data from the past five years and trends in 2015, the latest year for which full data is available.

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  • Distributor Return on Assets
  • Sales Growth and Gross Margin
  • Operating Expense and Inventory Turnover

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