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How Distributors Can Make Year-End Inventory Counts Easier for Customers

How Distributors Can Make Year-End Inventory Counts Easier for Customers By Mark Hill Fourth quarter is often considered the most important quarter of the business year — it’s a time to assess your company’s success and develop new goals for the coming year. It’s also a time to evaluate your company’s current tax and financial…

How NetPlus Distributors Are Staying Ahead Despite Uncertainties

How NetPlus Distributors Are Staying Ahead Despite Uncertainties By Dan Judge In our latest exclusive NetPlus Alliance Industry Outlook, our distributor members told us they were concerned about swings in the economy – and keeping up with business. These two seemingly opposite concerns shows me that there’s a lot of uncertainty about what’s coming next,…

Stratify Your Inventory for Better Profitability

Stratify Your Inventory for Better Profitability By Paul Byrnes  One of our goals as a buying group is to help our distributor members drive profitability; a distributor’s inventory strategy can have a big impact on their bottom line if managed proactively. Distribution is often looked at in seven segments referred to as 7S – source,…