SupplyFORCE and E.B. Horsman are revolutionizing the supply industry. supplyFORCE and E.B. Horsman combine the efficiency of B2B e-commerce with the strengths of traditional, local distribution and adds national contract and uniform pricing capabilities to create the most robust combination of products and services for the MRO market. With North America’s largest distribution network – 300 independent distributors with 2500 stocking locations – supplyFORCE’s unique “clicks and mortar” solution enables customers to more efficiently manage both local and national procurement requirements through integrated supply, while maintaining the benefits delivered by local, independent distributors. The supplyFORCE network has the power to deliver e-catalog content and supplies, in electrical, industrial, plumbing/PVF and power transmission/bearings verticals, and up-to-the-minute industry and new product information to help procurement professionals work better and more efficiently.
While most e-commerce supply chain models threaten the local distributor, supplyFORCE leverages the vital, “on-the-ground” inventory and service capability of its world-class distribution network. Customers benefit from integrated supply procurement coupled with reliable local delivery and technical support from local distributors. No other supply chain solution can match this end-to-end capability. Manufacturers benefit from direct access to an expanded customer audience. Distributors benefit from the harnessed power of the Internet and the ability to service national as well as local customers without making a costly investment in technology and e-commerce infrastructure. supplyFORCE is built on the foundation of Affiliated Distributors, the nation’s leading buying and marketing group, with over $20 billion in total industrial and construction supply sales. supplyFORCE leverages this 18 year history with manufacturers and independent distributors to better meet it’s customer’s needs than any new “dot com.”
Only supplyFORCE and E.B. Horsman offers the efficiency of on-line purchasing, along with the personal service, support and prompt delivery of a local supplier. supplyFORCE and EB Horsman have the power to deliver products and technical assistance while redirecting costly operations dollars to your bottom line.