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2018 Economic Benchmarks – 4-Report Bundle: Industrial; Hardware, Plumbing & Heating; Electrical & Electronics; Building Material & Construction

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These reports are the best source for accurate statistics on these sectors, including segment and overall industry revenue trends, inventory levels, 2018 and 2019 sales forecasts, trends and other critical benchmark data on industrial; electrical & electronics, hardware, plumbing & heating equipment/supplies; and building material & construction distribution.
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Segments Covered in These Reports

Industrial Report

  • Aircraft and Aeronautical Equipment and Supplies
  • Construction Machinery and Equipment
  • Custodial and Janitorial Equipment and Supplies
  • Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment
  • Fluid Power Machinery, Equipment and Parts
  • Food Processing Machinery, Equipment and Parts
  • General Line Industrial MRO Supplies
  • General Purpose Industrial Machinery and Equipment
  • Industrial Containers and Supplies
  • Industrial Valves and Fittings (except fluid power)
  • Marine Machinery, Equipment and Supplies
  • Materials Handling Machinery, Equipment and Parts
  • Mechanical Power Transmission (Bearings) Supplies
  • Metalworking Machinery, Equipment and Supplies
  • Oil Well, Refinery, and Pipeline Equipment and Supplies
  • Other Industrial Machinery and Equipment
  • Other Transportation Equipment and Supplies
  • Service Establishment Equipment and Supplies
  • Welding Supplies

Electrical & Electronics Report

  • Communications Equipment and Other Electronic Parts
  • Electrical Apparatus, Equipment and Supplies
  • Electronic Components and Parts
  • Household Appliances

Building Material & Construction Report

  • Brick, Block, Tile or Clay
  • Cement, Lime and Related Products
  • Flat Glass and Other Construction Glass
  • Lumber (with yard)
  • Lumber (without yard)
  • Other Construction Materials
  • Plywood and Millwork
  • Roofing, Siding and Insulation Material
  • Sand, Gravel and Crushed Stone

Hardware, Plumbing, Heating Equipment & Supplies Report

  • Plumbing and Hydronic Heating Equipment and Supplies
  • Fasteners and Hand Tools
  • Forced Air Heating and Cooling Equipment and Supplies
  • Refrigeration Equipment and Supplies

Data Included in These Reports

Sector-Specific Data

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Revenue Forecast (2018 & 2019), Gross Margin (2016), Gross Margin as a Percent of Sales, Purchases (2016), 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 2017 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 (2016)
  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

For Industry

  1. Trend Data – Revenues, Revenue Forecast (2018 & 2019), Gross Margin (2016), Gross Margin as a Percent of Sales, Purchases (2016), 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 – 2017 Revenues, Percent of Industry Revenues, No. of Companies and Average Gross Margin (2016)
  3. Summary Trend Data (% change vs. prior year) – 2017 Actual Revenues, 2017 Real Revenues, Revenue Gap and 2017:Q4 Employment
  4. Revenue Forecast Summary (% change vs. prior year) – 2017 Actual, 2018 Forecast, 2019 Forecast, 2017 vs. 2016
  5. Sector Growth vs. U.S. GDP Growth – 2009:Q1 to 2017: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

3 Ways to Use These Reports

  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 These Reports?

Executives who manage, sell to or invest in a wholesale distribution company in the industrial; electrical & electronics, hardware, plumbing & heating equipment/supplies; and building material & construction sectors need these annual reports to stay on top of key economic and market trends for industrial; electrical & electronics, hardware, plumbing & heating equipment/supplies; and building material & construction distributors.

What Others Say About These Reports

"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

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

These reports are 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 industrial; electrical & electronics, hardware, plumbing & heating equipment/supplies; and building material & construction distribution segments in these reports.

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