By fully utilizing NAHAD programs, services, education and events year­ round, members reap significant financial benefits, in dollars earned and dollars saved.

NAHAD provides its member firms, and all employees of those firms, with the latest information, ideas and insight, year­round, to help run their businesses more successfully every day.

Association services help members to meet the dynamic and changing needs of the industry and help to foster a sense of partnership and support between distributors and manufacturers.

Information & Education

With access to industry leading safety standards and resources to help your business grow, NAHAD members have it all at their fingertips.

Exclusive Events

From local networking events to the annual convention, NAHAD provides year round opportunities for members to connect and support eachother.

Member Services

Through NAHAD's Value Partners Program, members have access to discounted business services from companies they can trust.

NAHAD staff and Committee volunteers oversee the development of all industry initiatives, member services, training programs, and benefit packages.

Services are updated and modified on a regular basis, ensuring members have access to the latest information and resources.

Be sure to check out these latest initiatives:

 

NAHAD Employee Development Roadmap

NAHAD Employee Development Roadmap

Proper recruitment, selection, onboarding and training of new employees and the ongoing education of current employees is critical to their success, and that of your business. Gain access to invaluable resources in the Employee Development Roadmap.

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NAHAD Distributor Performance Dashboards

NAHAD Distributor Performance Dashboards

This no­cost collection and analysis of Distributor data provides NAHAD members with confidential, leading­edge business insights and intelligence. Discover how you compare to others in the industry, year­over­year, in complete confidence, and with total security.

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NAHAD Markets Monitor Report

NAHAD Markets Monitor Report

Keeping up with market trends is key to business growth and sucess. NAHAD's member's only Markets Monitor Report provides pricing trends and market data for five common industrial product groups sold by NAHAD members, on a quarterly basis.

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NAHAD Value Partners 

Discounted services for NAHAD members from trusted partners.

 

APPI Energy

The Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution has endorsed APPI Energy to provide data driven procurement solutions that reduce and manage electricity and natural gas supply costs for members on an ongoing basis. Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the U.S., and utilizes that data to provide the lowest prices available among many vetted, competing suppliers.

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Hertz Rental Cars

Take advantage of car rental savings through the NAHAD Hertz Business Account Program. Save up to 25% and earn free rentals for your company.

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Service First Processing

Service First Processing (SFP) is a leading provider of credit card and ACH / check processing services. We make accepting credit cards simple, efficient and more profitable for your company. SFP and NAHAD have put together a special “members only” program that is guaranteed to reduce the cost of your monthly processing expenses while improving your level of service and support. Our primary objectives are to reduce your business operating expenses, streamline your company’s sales process and increase your profit margins through more efficient processing.

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TalentValue

NAHAD has partnered with TalentValue to further enhance the value of the Employee Development Roadmap. TalentValue helps companies hire, train, and retain the right people through innovative, interactive and integrated web based systems. TalentValue services enable NAHAD members to select remarkable performers with the right skills and behaviors that drive success on the job, then train them to do their job the right way while retaining these employees for the long term.  NAHAD members can easily take advantage of this exceptional service via the NAHAD TalentValue dashboard.

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BusinessVoice

NAHAD has added BusinessVoice as a new Value Partner. BusinessVoice has created a unique On Hold Marketing program specifically for NAHAD members. It guarantees you special pricing, proactive content updates, and brand reinforcement for your company. Now there’s a better way to market to your callers while they are on hold! You can benefit from proactive content updates and no-touch operation, leaving you free to take care of what matters most: your customers. Founded in 1989, BusinessVoice is a pioneer in the On Hold Marketing industry. They’ve won more than 100 awards for creative and marketing excellence.

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YRC Freight Services

Lower costs and increase margins when you ship with YRC Freight, the original LTL (less-than-truckload) experts. NAHAD has negotiated special rates for members on qualifying LTL shipments. YRC Freight delivers flexibility and reliability to your supply chain through a comprehensive North American network and a broad portfolio of standard, guaranteed, expedited, specialized, and Canada and Mexico cross-border LTL services. YRC Freight invented LTL, bringing you more than 85 years of innovation – that’s Confidence Delivered.

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Motus Logistics (Formerly Integrated Shipping)

Motus Logistics (Formerly Integrated Shipping) Motus offers its customers world-class management transportation services geared at improving their LTL freight process. Utilizing our proprietary Transportation Management System (TMS), Motus Logistics customers get the advantage of rate-shopping carriers for every shipment, creating documents (such as BOL's) on demand, generating reports, viewing consolidated tracking information, and much more. NAHAD Members are eligible for a no-cost analysis of their LTL and Small Parcel data, offering a best-in-class benchmark for your current rates.

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CST Services Collection Agency

Delinquent accounts are a part of doing business.  When your customer refuses payment, turn to NAHAD endorsed provider CST Co!   CST Co. is a full-service commercial collection agency with over 88 years of experience in the personal handling of accounts worldwide.  NAHAD members receive a 20%-25% discount on preliminary collection services. 

  • 10 day Free Demand Service.  A placement method that helps to separate the slow-pay account from the collection item prior to personal collection.  For accounts placed through the CST website, NAHAD members can customize their Free Demand placement forms to include not only their own corporate logo, but the NAHAD logo as well. 
  • Inside adjustors average over 15 years experience in commercial collections.  CST also has field representatives in or near every major US city. They are available to meet with you personally to discuss your credit and collection issues.  They can also call on your past-due customers, when appropriate, to provide personal service on your accounts.

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Product & Price Information Format

NAHAD is an endorser of PPIF (the Product & Price Information Format). The PPIF was created in 1998 by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) and the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) to develop a standardized, electronic format for transmission of manufacturer product and price updates to distributors. PPIF is a single-format, single program system that can be easily be installed and used by manufacturers, distributors, and OEMs. The ASCII format eliminates the need for significant software expenditures by users and can be transmitted via mail, e-mail, or the Internet.

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NAW & NAM Services

As a member association of these two leading Washington, DC industry organizations, NAHAD members are connected to the critical legislative and regulatory issues facing their businesses. Together, NAW and NAM provide the ‘industry voice’ in Washington for the issues most important to distributors and manufacturers, keeping elected officials and lawmakers abreast of the important role that they play in the U.S. marketplace. NAHAD members also have access to a variety of valuable NAW and NAM resource materials, business services, industry reports and business studies.

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