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2019 Economic Benchmarks for Wholesale Distribution

The MDM Economic Benchmarks for Wholesale Distribution is the best source for accurate statistics on the distribution industry, including segment and overall industry revenue trends, 2-year quarterly forecasts, inventory levels, 2019 and 2020 sales forecasts, trends and other critical benchmark data on distribution.

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Data Included in This Report

For Industry

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Revenue Forecast (2019 & 2020), Gross Margin (2016), Gross Margin as a Percent of Sales, Purchases (2017), Inventories, Inventory-to-Sales Ratio, Total Employment, Average Annual Revenues per Employee, Average Number of Employees per Establishment, Total Wages as a Percent of Revenue and Average Annual Pay
  2. Sector Summary – 2018 Revenues, Percent of Industry Revenues, No. of Companies and Average Gross Margin (2017)
  3. Summary Trend Data (% change vs. prior year) – 2018 Actual Revenues, 2018 Real Revenues, Revenue Gap and 2018:Q4 Employment
  4. Revenue Forecast Summary (% change vs. prior year) – 2018 Actual, 2019 Forecast, 2020 Forecast, 2018 vs. 2017
  5. Sector Growth vs. U.S. GDP Growth – 2010:Q1 to 2018:Q4
  6. Employment Size Distribution of Wholesale Distribution Companies
  7. Actual Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  8. Real Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  9. Employment Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  10. Inventory-to-Sales Ratio – 3-Month Moving Average with Trendline, 2004 to Present
  11. National Economic Overview – GDP, Employment, Unemployment, Income, Wealth and Credit
  12. Regional Economic Overview – Personal Income, Wages, Employment, Unemployment and Home Prices

Additional Sector-Specific Data (for 19 Sectors)

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Revenue Forecast (2019 & 2020), Gross Margin (2017), Gross Margin as a Percent of Sales, Purchases (2017), Inventories, Inventory-to-Sales Ratio, Total Employment, Average Annual Revenues per Employee, Average Number of Employees per Establishment, Total Wages as a Percent of Revenue and Average Annual Pay
  2. Subsector Summary – Estimated 2018 Revenues, Percent of Sector Revenues, No. of Companies and No. of Branches
  3. Subsector Summary Statistics – Average Sales per Company, Average Sales per Branch, Average Sales per Employee and Average Gross Margin (2017)
  4. Share of Revenue by End-Customer Market
  5. Employment Size Distribution of Companies by Subsector
  6. Actual Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  7. Real Revenue Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  8. Employment Growth – Quarterly 2004 to Present
  9. Inventory-to-Sales Ratio – 3-Month Moving Average with Trendline, 2004 to Present

3 Ways to Use This Report

  1. Plan strategically for the year ahead with accurate current and forward-looking data on your wholesale distribution line of trade.
  2. Benchmark your performance. Learn how much sales and sales per employee have changed in your line of trade; how much weekly earnings have changed; which distribution niches are producing the highest (and lowest) gross margins; and how many companies are competing in each of these niches. You’ll see how sales, employment and inventories have fared in your line, quarter-by-quarter.
  3. Gain an advantage over competitors with deeper perspective of key economic benchmarks and trending across multiple sectors.

Who Should Use This Report?

Executives who manage, sell to or invest in the wholesale distribution industry need this annual report to stay on top of key economic and market trends for wholesale distributors.

What Others Say About This Report

“These reports are the best source of information I’ve seen to get a quick snapshot of where a particular wholesaler-distributor stands relative to peers and to other wholesaler-distributors in other subsectors.” – Jim Miller, Managing Director, Supply Chain Equity Partners

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This report includes data for 18 sectors listed below plus data on pharmaceutical wholesalers. Order this report for economic benchmark data on all 19 wholesale distribution sectors.

All 19 Sectors in One Report – $1,995.00

For questions about this report, please call 1-888-742-5060 or email info@mdm.com.

This report is produced by Modern Distribution Management, which has been researching and reporting on the wholesale distribution industry since 1967. MDM has used that experience to ensure an accurate and comprehensive picture of the other consumer products distribution segment in this report.

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