Outlook remains broadly upbeat, if slightly tempered from the previous quarter
Robert W. Baird & Co., in partnership with Modern Distribution Management, conducted a survey of more than 500 distributors and manufacturers to gauge business trends and the outlook for the distribution industry in diverse sectors. ...Read More
Combining digital and analytics is a 1+1=3 equation
Most companies in this third quarter have spent time translating strategy into a 2019 business plan. We receive a lot of inquiries about where the winds are blowing the tea leaves as planning teams develop ...Read More
Inflation data for dozens of product groups sold by distributors
This report is researched and produced by MDM editors. View the Second Quarter report here.
These product groups provide a snapshot of inflation trends based on the Producer Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of ...Read More
Sales and inventories data for wholesaler-distributors in August 2018
Wholesale revenues, inventories and ratios from August 2018Read More
MDM's Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies
Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.
This index includes:
Power Transmission Equipment
Material Handling Equipment
Misc. ...Read More
Data on merger and acquisition trends and financial metrics
In this two-page report, available to download in PDF after log-in, we feature data on merger and acquisition trends and financial metrics for the largest publicly traded distributors across diverse sectors in the third quarter ...Read More
News briefs from October 11 - October 25, 2018
MDM's top news briefs from October 11 - October 25, 2018.Read More
This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.
Table of Contents:
MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Broad Trends Persist in 3Q18
Commentary: Key Growth Drivers for 2019
MDM Pricing Trends Report: Third Quarter 2018 ...Read More