NetPlus Academy Funding

NetPlus Academy Funding The NetPlus Academy may be the most significant program NetPlus Alliance has undertaken. We are launching major education initiatives for our distributor members with Tooling U-SME and Texas A&M. As you have seen from our announcements about these two programs, NetPlus Alliance is funding a significant portion of each. I am pleased…

NetPlus Network Shares Secrets for Recruiting Employees

NetPlus Network Shares Secrets for Recruiting Employees During our roundtable at our 2017 Annual Meeting, our buying group’s distributor network discussed challenges with finding and retaining the right employees. Many of our industrial distributor members agreed that millennials – a generation that is now well-established in the workforce – are especially difficult to recruit to…

Know the Difference between a Grill and a Smoker?

Know the Difference between a Grill and a Smoker? As a sales professional, you know the difference in selling value versus price, but do you have the fundamental technical knowledge to be able to sell on value? Fundamental technical knowledge is the key to understanding your customers’ greatest challenges and how your product can improve…

 View More

Industrial/Contractor Supplies Distributors: Are Your Suppliers Decreasing Your Profits?

Industrial/Contractor Supplies Distributors: Are Your Suppliers Decreasing Your Profits? In today’s highly competitive market, industrial/contractor supplies distributors are looking for ways to increase profits without raising prices. What many don’t realize, is that the answer may not be in your pricing. The answer is often found in your supply chain. In the example below, two…

3 Ways Independent Distributors Can Plan for Success in 2018

3 Ways Independent Distributors Can Plan for Success in 2018 As 2017 ends and 2018 begins, we are thankful for how far we have come. As the dust settles in our fully restored and converted new headquarters, we are also excited about the opportunities for growth ahead for our buying group’s independent distributors and preferred…

For Distributors, Some Things Never Change

For Distributors, Some Things Never Change In April, the Industrial Supply Association honored me with the John J. Buckley Lifetime Achievement Award. This was a humbling honor named after the former ISA executive vice president, a friend of mine and of NetPlus Alliance. Preparing my remarks to accept this award caused me to reflect on…



Upcoming Events

    NetPlus Alliance 2018 Annual Meeting

    Date:
    October 7-9

    Location:
    Sheraton Wild Horse Pass
    Chandler, AZ

    Type:
    National Meeting

    Points Plus Earned: 25

    * Registration is now open for NetPlus Alliance Members


    See All Events