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November 25, 2018 - E-commerce as Competitive Advantage

Volume: 48
Edition: 22
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E-commerce as Competitive Advantage

Distributors are struggling to build an effective online presence
The wholesale distribution industry is making the transition to e-commerce, but it is doing so slowly. Early adopters of transaction-enabled websites are not only positioning themselves well for the future but are also gaining a ...
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Commentary: Innovation Is More Than Strong Technology

Technology is a powerful tool, but you have to know how to wield it
Innovation has become a buzzword that’s had the tar and meaning beaten out of it. That’s unfortunate, because it cuts to the heart of how distributors are going to find growth and market share in ...
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JIS Creates Pushbutton Restocking Capability

Industrial distributor builds a tech solution to help a customer niche more efficiently manage inventory for automatic restocking
When Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS), a division of Jergens, Inc., first launched its Wi-Fi enabled button-based ordering system JIS Express earlier this year, general manager Matt Schron viewed it as a trial to see if ...
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Data That Drives Customer Experience

The best way to support sales online is through effective product content
Distributors looking to grow and compete in the digital landscape need to take a structured approach and build a system. This excerpt from the book Digital Branch™ Secrets: eCommerce Playbook for Distributors outlines a critical ...
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Monthly Wholesale Trade Data: September 2018

Sales and inventories data for wholesaler-distributors in September 2018
Wholesale revenues, inventories and ratios from September 2018
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MDM Industrial Inflation Index: October 2018

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: Abrasives Products Cutting Tools Power Transmission Equipment Fasteners Valves, etc. Power Tools Material Handling Equipment Belting Hand Tools Misc. ...
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MDM News Digest 4822

News briefs from November 11 - November 25, 2018
MDM's top news briefs from November 11 - November 25, 2018
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Download this Issue in PDF: November 25, 2018

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management. Table of Contents: E-commerce as Competitive Advantage Commentary: Innovation Is More Than Strong Technology JIS Creates Pushbutton Restocking Capability Data That Drives Customer Experience ...
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