At Accuform, we’re determined to make our distributors look like superstars!

At Accuform, we’re determined to make our distributors look like superstars!  As a distributor in the safety industry, meeting the needs of your customers is the top priority.  You need to be an invaluable resource for your base of customers and in most cases that will require a speedy response. If you can’t resourcefully provide…

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…

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How Industrial Distributors Can Thrive in Changing Times

How Industrial Distributors Can Thrive in Changing Times Ian Heller’s recent series in Modern Distribution Management focuses on Amazon Business and its impact on industrial distributors. The four-article series concluded on Dec. 25 with a recommended response to the threat of Amazon’s unique capabilities in sourcing, selling, technology and logistics. Whatever your view of Amazon…

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…



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