What’s the Outlook for Wholesale Distributors?

By September 6, 2018Blog, Cloud, Distribution, NetSuite

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As a wholesale distributor, one of your top concerns is your competition. Of course, you have Amazon to worry about – but in addition to Amazon, you also have other distributors in your field. You especially need to keep an eye on your peers who have already mastered the art of eCommerce and the disruptors for your industry.

That’s a lot to worry about.

Falling behind your competitors can create a disastrous catch-up environment for your company, which is why savvy wholesale distributors are carefully learning all they can about their competition.

Learn the wholesale distribution trends from a wide range of wholesale distributors when you download the new white paper from NetSuite and SWK, “The Outlook for Wholesale Distribution in 2018.” Get the white paper here.

What’s in the White Paper?

As you can tell from the title, the white paper offers a current and long-range view of what wholesale distributors, including those in the electronics and industrial supply industries, can expect.

Drawing from NetSuite’s carefully collected survey data compiled by Modern Distribution Management, the premier source of research on the wholesale distribution industry, “The Outlook for Wholesale Distribution in 2018” clarifies exactly where your competitors stand currently and what their plans are in the coming years.

The white paper includes data on:

  • Leading industry and business concerns in 2018
  • Your competitors’ key business priorities
  • Plans for revenue building and cost cutting – and where they intend to focus most in the coming years
  • Where your competition stands in terms of technological adoption
  • When distributors intend to implement key system and tech changes

The Key to Success Is Insight

You already know that insight is critical for your business performance. Not only must you know KPIs for your company, you must also know how you stack up against your competitors, so you can decide where to make your next strategic move.

Over the past decade, the wholesale distribution industry has undergone rapid, surprising transformation; each day your customers demand more from you and your margins get tighter.

The companies that will best survive today’s challenging business landscape are the ones who can plan and execute a clear strategy that leaves their competitors struggling to keep up.

And the best way for you to do that is to understand the current capabilities of your competition and the industry as a whole.


Get the information and hard data you need to plan properly. Download the white paper, “The Outlook for Wholesale Distribution in 2018,” to learn more.

Fill out the form to download the white paper!

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