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Distributor Benefits

When an independent distributor joins AD, they are confident that AD provides the strongest financial, networking and programmatic benefits to help them grow their business. At AD we are passionate about ensuring each individual member’s needs are met and expectations exceeded. We do this by setting high membership standards, partnering with best-in-class suppliers, and leveraging our size and scale to invest in resources to help you win today and into the future.

Financial

As part of a $34 billion network, you’ll benefit from increased buying power, innovative programs, robust financial controls and the industry’s only 100% supplier rebate return.

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Networking

AD provides constructive and confidential networking sessions with non-competing AD members who will become your go-to people for all business issues you face, big and small.

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Best-in-class Suppliers

Our strong relationships with best-in-class suppliers across seven industries give you unmatched buying power and access to top-level management at the world’s most in-demand manufacturers.

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Sales & Marketing Programs

We make it easy for you to plan and grow year-over-year. Our marketing programs are time-tested by the best independents and are completely customizable to your needs.

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HR Services

Having a strong team puts you ahead of the competition. AD HR Services connects you with high quality and cost effective HR service providers to recruit and develop top talent.

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eCommerce

Our member-driven eCommerce solution offers comprehensive, cost-effective options for eContent, WebStore fronts and consultative services to help you win in the digital world.

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Member Governed

AD is member governed, from our Corporate Board, composed of member representatives from each Division, to the Divisional Boards with representatives from each AD Network. Every member has a voice.

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Advocacy & Access

AD executives take the time to form deep relationships with each of our members, understanding their unique business challenges and opportunities, and advocating on their behalf with our supplier partners.

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AD INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS 

 

 

 

We are living in a changing world and we are never satisfied with the status quo. Our innovative mindset enables us to take risks, while our size affords us the resources to make investments in programs to help our members compete today and tomorrow.