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The Scale of AD Meets the Power of eCommerce.

eCommerce

eCommerce is the fastest growing sales channel in today’s professional market, and AD has invested in the tools and resources to provide our supplier partners with an easy and cost-effective way to reach hundreds of distributors with consumerized product data.

AD eCommerce Solutions leverages AD’s scale and community to enable Members to achieve their eCommerce objectives and win in an evolving digital world. AD’s size and scale allows us to buy SKU production capacity rather than a pay-per-SKU model.

  • Denise King, National Account Manager & Channel Marketing, 3M
  • AD has supplier advisory councils and they also have member committees that really look for the next thing that's happening. They're watching trends, they're talking about what's happening on a local basis. As they accumulate this information and have conversations, they're really positioning themselves for the next level of growth. Not just the next year, but the next three to five years or the next percentage or the next billion. We're glad to have that connection, that opportunity to be a part of what's next.

    Denise King, National Account Manager & Channel Marketing, 3M Supplier Partner since 2010
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AD eContent Services

Our collaborative financial investment enables us to deliver millions of SKUs of attributed data, so that AD members can acquire for pennies per SKUs rather than dollars. What makes our model unique is the involvement of our members and supplier partners as we consumerize the millions of SKUs. They are involved every step of the way, from defining taxonomy to providing feedback and improvements on product content.

 


AD WebStore Services

Our WebStore services allow our members to get quickly up to speed with an eCommerce platform, and integrates with a variety of enterprise applications. It provides seamless checkout, full account management capabilities, the ability to offer promotions, deals and coupons, and is mobile responsive for contractors on the go.

 


AD eCommerce Consultation Services

We want our members to get selling online, fast. We provide the expert guidance our members need to craft an ecommerce strategy that fits their goals and their way of doing business. We can also help streamline their ecommerce workflow, seamlessly integrating a member’s ERP software and their WebStore with our ecommerce platform. From training and eContent mapping to developing launch plans and a digital marketing strategy, we ensure that members start off strong and stay that way.