U.S. Distributors Take a Steady, But Slow Approach to B2B Ecommerce

Business-to-business ecommerce is taking hold among the more than 400,000 U.S. distributors and wholesalers that sell a wide array of goods and services to business buyers, according to Digital Commerce 360 Research’s latest report. The 2019 B2B Distributor 300 details how far U.S. distributors have come with B2B ecommerce and how fast distributors and wholesalers of all sizes need to be if…

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IEDA Adds Three Board Members

The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors. Michael Cole, Cole Equipment, Ada, Okla.; Kiki Brignoni, Heavy Equipment Inventory, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Mike Pentz, Calvin Group, Loveland, Colo., were inducted into the association’s board of directors during IEDA’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Orlando, Fla. Outgoing board members include Drew…

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Metso Signed 14 Distribution Agreements in 2017

Metso strengthened its presence in the aggregates market globally with 14 new distribution agreements signed during 2017. These new agreements further expanded the coverage of Metso’s crushing and screening offering for the construction industry and included Texas, one of the main markets for mobile equipment.  “Developing a global distribution community is one of the strategic focus areas within Metso’s aggregates…

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Volvo CE to Open Toronto Distribution Center

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is bolstering its commitment to customer uptime with a new parts distribution center in the Greater Toronto Area, scheduled to open in early 2018. The facility supports Volvo CE’s best-in-class customer experience initiative and allows Volvo dealers to restock both common and business-critical parts faster – a huge advantage for its more than 40 dealer…

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IEDA Names New President, Board Members

The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) announced its new president and board members during the association’s Annual Meeting and Vendor Expo in Orlando, Fla. Members of the IEDA board of directors serve a maximum of two consecutive years and are responsible for establishing industry best practices and quality used equipment standards. The association’s incoming president is Kevin Fox of Dewitt Equipment Co.,…

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