2014 Distribution Monitor Report
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Driven by online sales and an improved economy, the U.S. distribution industry is growing. According to the 2014 McGladrey Manufacturing & Distribution Monitor survey, 39 percent of distributors described themselves as thriving, an uptick from 32 percent in 2013. A lower percentage of distributors say they are holding steady or declining than in 2013, and growth remains relatively steady overall.
The 2014 Distribution Monitor report is based on the results of the 2014 McGladrey Manufacturing & Distribution Monitor survey. This report is presented by McGladrey and the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, the long-range research arm of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.