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, year round, 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.
With access to industry leading safety standards and resources to help your business grow, NAHAD members have it all at their fingertips.
From local networking events to the annual convention, NAHAD provides year round opportunities for members to connect and support eachother.
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:
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.
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.
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.
NAHAD partnered with Savings4Members to provide you with access to cost savings programs to help you spend less time worrying about expenses; so you can focus on customers, sales, and running your business. Through Savings4Members you have access to various discounts with national vendors to help you buy and save on products and services you use every day.Learn More
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. APPI Energy now offers a full array of efficiency measures to reduce and track your consumption.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More