MDM's Distribution Market Research Resources

Modern Distribution Management is the best place for data and analysis on the wholesale distribution industry. Listed below are MDM’s top reports for anyone looking for a comprehensive look at trends and market data for this channel. Please call 888-742-5060 for customer service regarding research reports and content on the MDM website or fill in the form below.

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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, inventory levels, 2019-2020 sales forecasts, trends and other critical benchmark data on distribution. Includes the following data by distribution sector on:

  • revenue and employment growth trends;
  • forecast summary;
  • number and size of distribution companies;
  • gross margins and other operational statistics;
  • wages and revenues per employee;
  • inventory data;
  • and more.

MDM Analytics

MDM Analytics, a subsidiary of Gale Media and the data branch of Modern Distribution Management, offers market data and account potential reports for more than 200 industrial product groups.

Want to know how large the MRO market is? Want to know who is consuming your product lines and how much? MDM Analytics has the answer!


MDM’s whitepapers offer in-depth coverage on the trends, issues and other hot topics impacting distribution

2018 Competitive Landscape for Wholesale Distribution

Order the 2018 Competitive Landscape for Wholesale Distribution for comprehensive analysis of the $5.3-trillion wholesale distribution industry in the U.S., including economic benchmarks and segmentation of its vertical product channels. For each of the 14 sectors, the key trends and top distributor lists are also included.