Jennifer Murphy, President of NetPlus Alliance, joined us for a recent Wholesale Change episode to talk about the benefits of the buying group and what they are doing to bring value to the companies in their network.
Learn about growth options for master distributors, including how they might work with certain marketplaces.
Berkshire eSupply benefits by making its products available on hundreds (and potentially thousands) of websites operated by small and midsize industrial distributors. It’s a great plan, except for 3 big problems.
Marketplaces represent an existential challenge for master distributors.
Helgi Leja, of Distribution Performance Solutions, and Bruce Strahan, of Argon & Co., talk about managing through a supply chain crisis like the one we are facing right now.
Now more than ever, the need for talent in your organization is critical. With the recovering economy but continuing virus fallout, distributors need the best and brightest employees throughout their organizations.
Here’s why an increasing number of manufacturers are going direct to the end customer.
As many distributors wonder how to respond to the breathtaking growth of Amazon Business, Office Depot has gone on to create what looks like a direct competitor.
Distributors learned some difficult lessons through the pandemic, and they’re planning to build resilience by investing further in digital capabilities, accommodating remote work where feasible, and more.
The difficult post-pandemic labor market is having an impact on businesses across industries from retail and hospitality to manufacturing and distribution. While there is high demand for salespeople as companies implement aggressive recovery plans, recruiters can’t find people interested in a sales career.