The Q1 2019 Sales Trends report is a benchmarking tool and guide of best practices to help distribution firms learn from their peers and gain insights on new approaches to common channel challenges. In additional to sales trends the Q1 report also highlights solutions to other distributor challenges including: how to limit transportation cost increases; how to attract truck drivers; distributors' largest challenges in the quarter; and distributors' biggest surprises in the quarter.
"The Q1 2019 NAFCD Sales Trends Report is an effective tool for benchmarking sales across the floor covering distribution channel," said Kevin Gammonley, NAFCD executive director. "This detailed analysis allows our members to see what their peers are experiencing and planning for in the face of the industry's challenges and opportunities. It also provides valuable insights to regional distributors relative to what is occurring in other parts of the U.S. and Canada."
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