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05/15/2013

NAHAD Distributors Sign Up Today

There is no better tool, and no lower-cost option, available to help you better manage your distributorship than the NAHAD Distributor Profit Report. 

May 30 is the deadline for you to participate in this year’s NAHAD DPR Survey, now available in an interactive PDF format for easier use and submission. We are pleased to extend a very low fee of $100 to participate in this extremely valuable benefit - compared to the non-member fee of $325. You’ll be billed after you submit your completed DPR Survey. 

NOW, MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER 

The era of automatic profits has come to a halt. The industry has moved from trying to keep up with demand to battling sales, pricing, expense control and every other aspect of operations. Financial benchmarking information is now more important than ever before. The best source of financial benchmarks for the hose and accessories industry is the NAHAD Distributor Profit Report

The information provided in the Report provides answers to questions such as: “Are the most successful firms in a down market placing more emphasis on gross margin management or expense control?”. In short, this report presents a wealth of financial and operating guidelines. In addition, it provides direct comparisons between your firm and other participating firms. 

WHAT DO I GET FOR PARTICIPATING? 

In return for completing and submitting the DPR Survey, you’ll receive: 

The Industry Performance Report

A financial and operating profile of the entire industry.

Performance Analysis Report

A confidential report sent directly to you comparing your firm with similar participating

firms. Many firms take this report to the bank to discuss loans and lines of credit.

Profit Toolkit Online

A Microsoft® Excel spreadsheet to assist your financial planning. Access instructions are included with your Performance Analysis Report. 

WHAT ABOUT DATA CONFIDENTIALITY? 

Profit Planning Group keeps your proprietary company data strictly confidential. Only the necessary staff of Profit Planning Group ever sees your data. Reports present only aggregated results. Strict masking procedures are used so no individual firm data can be identified. All survey forms are destroyed after processing. In over 20 years of conducting benchmarking studies, Profit Planning Group has an unblemished record of maintaining confidentiality. In fact, Dr. Al Bates states:

I personally guarantee that no individual firm’s operational or financial data will ever be revealed to any person outside the immediate and necessary staff of Profit Planning Group.” 

HOW DO I START? 

Access your copy of the 2013 interactive PDF DPR Survey HERE. Final submission deadline is May 30, 2013. Please call if you need to know more about this program and its benefits to your firm. 

Do not delay filling out the questionnaire. The deadline for submission is May 30, 2013.


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