The competitive landscape of the wholesale distribution industry is fiercer than ever before. Brand-new, internet-based distributors of all sizes seemingly popping up as quickly as mergers and acquisitions are building new distribution powerhouses, the competition just keeps getting more intense.
Adding to the mix are manufacturing companies that are selling direct to retailers and offering online shopping options for consumers, bypassing distribution companies entirely. And let’s not forget the impact big box stores and e-tailers can have on the distribution channel as they leverage their purchasing power, large retail networks, and extensive B2C experience.
Facing this level of competition might be enough to make some distributors call it quits. But within the very challenges they’re trying to overcome are the opportunities they need to survive and grow.
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