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NAHAD Issue Alert

NAHAD Issue Alert

NAHAD is pleased to announce NAHAD Issue Alerts, a series of issue briefs on key regulatory topics affecting the hose and hose accessories industry. This month's brief discusses trucking and transportation and how distributors across the country are dealing with increasing freight costs and the further burden of additional regulations.

Have a government affairs topic you’d like to have considered for a future NAHAD Issue Alert? Email NAHAD Executive Vice President Molly Alton Mullins at [email protected].

NAHAD's Issue Alerts are written by Alex Ayers, Vice President, Public Policy with Schoening Strategies, LLC. Alex also serves as the Executive Director of the Family Business Coalition where he previously served for seven years as director of public policy. Alex has published papers and studies in various policy areas including taxes, energy, agriculture, and economics and has testified on tax policy.

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NAHAD Industry Trends Report

NAHAD Industry Trends Report

In partnership with Cleveland Research Company, the Industry Trends Report provides a monthly snapshot of NAHAD member sales activity, new orders, market trends and business forecasts, as compiled from NAHAD member input on a simple, quick, completely confidential online survey. Please note that all answers are anonymous and all information supplied is averaged, with no mention of individual or company names. 

Contact [email protected] to participate in the survey.

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NEW Benchmarking Program Offered Monthly to Members

NEW Benchmarking Program Offered Monthly to Members

We are excited to announce a new Streamlined Monthly Benchmarking Program. This important new member benefit is designed to be completed in fewer than 10 minutes each month and provides participants with valuable market and company-specific insights.

Specifically, each month, participants will receive:

  • General Industry Overview Report summarizing monthly trends (sales, orders, inventory, pricing / gross margin, forecasts, end markets...)
  • Company Specific Results / Report is available via the dashboard with interactive charting capabilities. The report will include a detailed analysis of your company's results including a business cycle analysis, YTD, and forward-looking projections. Additionally, you will be able to compare your firm's results to a benchmark of other participating companies as well as important industry metrics.

Submit your July and historic data now via the link below by using the same email address you use to log in to NAHAD.

If you have any feedback or questions, please contact Joe Calvello at 440.465.2234 or [email protected] 

Submit Your Data

National Association of Manufacturers Report

National Association of Manufacturers Report

The National Association of Manufacturers weekly report contains the latest economic and global manufacturing news and information. NAHAD members are given access as these reports become available.

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NAHAD Markets Monitor

NAHAD Markets Monitor

NAHAD's quarterly Markets Monitor Reports, produced in partnership with MDM Analytics, provides pricing trends and market data for five common industrial product groups sold by NAHAD members: hydraulic hose, industrial hose, conveyor belts, transmission belts, and seals and o-rings. The Reports provide a national benchmark and comparisons of the latest quarterly data with the previous quarter as well as the previous year.

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NAHAD Public Policy

NAHAD Public Policy

NAHAD’s U.S. public policy efforts focus on legislation and regulations that impact the competitiveness of wholesaler­distributors and manufacturers and the costs of product to their customer base.

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NAHAD Industry Business Alerts

NAHAD Industry Business Alerts

NAHAD is pleased to announce that members will begin receiving NAHAD Industry Updates from Cleveland Research. Cleveland Research is an independent research firm focused on ground-level intelligence within industrial industries and the field of distribution. Via email, NAHAD Research Partner Owen Flanagan will provide timely and relevant business updates focused on everything from tariff developments to economic forecasts to Industrial Sentiment Index (ISM) analysis. Look for these updates to hit your inbox soon as well as when pertinent developments occur. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Molly Alton Mullins at [email protected].

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