Delivering for Best-in-Class Wholesaler-Distributors
Jul 22 2020

Amazon’s Mistreatment of its Third-Party Sellers

NAW has reached out to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law about Amazon’s mistreatment of its third-party sellers in advance of their hearing on July 27th. Click here to read our full [...]

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May 28 2020

NAW Applauds House for Passing Paycheck Protection Payment Flexibility Act

PRESS RELEASE For more information contact:  Jade West (jwest@naw.org)   Washington, DC (May 28, 2020) … The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Paycheck Protection Payment Flexibility Act (PPP Flex) by a nearly unanimous vote of 417 to 1. We are particularly heartened that the Members of the House of [...]

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May 27 2020

NAW Supports the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

The U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act which provides much-needed reform of the Paycheck Protection Program. NAW supports this legislation. Click here to read our full letter to the [...]

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Apr 15 2020

President Trump Names NAW President Dirk Van Dongen to the “Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups”

NAW President Dirk Van Dongen has been named by President Trump to his new industry advisory group on reopening the economy.  Key distribution industry CEOs also named include Mike Kaufmann of Cardinal Health, Bryan Tyler of McKesson, Kevin Hourican of SYSCO, and Marc Casper of Thermo Fisher Scientific. The task force is comprised of many executives, economists, scholars, and industry leaders [...]

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Apr 15 2020

Search for New NAW President & CEO Has Begun

NAW President & CEO Dirk Van Dongen will retire at the end of November 2020.  The search for his replacement has begun.  Click here to see the position description and candidate specifications.   Instructions for submitting resumes are included at the end of the candidate [...]

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Apr 14 2020

NAW Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation for Increased Funding for Payroll Protection Program

Today, NAW called on Congressional Leaders to quickly pass legislation increasing funding for the small business Payroll Protection Program.  The initial $349 billion allocated for this program will have been completely spent by the end of this week, and Congress needs to act quickly to replenish the fund in order to prevent thousands of additional Americans from losing their jobs.  Click here [...]

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Mar 23 2020

NAW Asks Governors to Adopt CISA Guidance

NAW has asked Governors across the nation to adopt the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response. Click here to read NAW’s full [...]

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Mar 18 2020

NAW and Allies Urge Enactment of Broad Business Economic Support Package

NAW and many of our allies in the trade association community have advocated for a broad and comprehensive economic relief package that will help ensure liquidity and access to credit for a wide range of businesses and industries.  Our letter, sent to President Trump, House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader McConnell, with almost 100 signatures collected in just a few hours, can be read [...]

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Mar 18 2020

Hours of Service Regulations Suspended for Commercial Motor Vehicles Providing Emergency Relief to Combat COVID-19

In response to President Trump issuing a national emergency declaration on Friday, March 13, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an emergency declaration that suspended hours of service (HOS) regulations for operators of commercial motor vehicles that are providing emergency relief through direct assistance to support state and local efforts to combat the COVID-19 [...]

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Mar 17 2020

NAW’s York Applauds President’s Focus on Supply Chain Readiness

WASHINGTON, DC (March 17, 2020) Douglas W. York, President and CEO of Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and NAW Chairman of the Board, headed a delegation of key distribution company CEOs in a conference call late this afternoon with President Trump and Vice President Pence focusing on the importance of maintaining a strong supply chain for critical [...]

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