Brighton Best International’s Vision

Brighton Best International’s Vision Brighton Best International’s vision is to offer solutions that support the independent distributor, what they call “the lifeblood” of their business. I recently visited Brighton Best’s distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. During the tour, COO Peggy Hsieh told me: “Our goal is to continue the expansion of our product…

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…

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Industrial Distributor E-Commerce Challenges and Solutions

Industrial Distributor E-Commerce Challenges and Solutions During our distributor roundtable at our 2017 Annual Meeting, our buying group’s members gathered to discuss e-commerce challenges and what’s worked – and what hasn’t. Many of our industrial distributor members expressed their concern over how online competition has contributed to shrinking profit margins. There was also a lot…

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…



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    NetPlus Alliance 2018 Annual Meeting

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    October 7-9

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