ASA is on track to achieve its seventh consecutive year of net membership growth and continues to solidify its partnerships with industry buying groups, including Omni Corporate Services.
In early February, ASA staff traveled to Palm Desert, California, and attended Omni’s 2018 Spring Conference. “As a whole, Omni members reflect a profile that is true for about half of ASA’s wholesaler members, which is to say that their best competitors are ASA members,” ASA’s Chris Murin said. “With so many different wholesalers and manufacturers in attendance, this annual conference is an outstanding opportunity for us to showcase ASA’s accomplishments on behalf of the entire industry as well as highlight the programs, services and resources that help companies make the most from their membership and participation in our industry’s national association.”
One of the key takeaways shared with all of Omni’s members was a quick-reference guide that highlights a number of ASA member benefits specifically designed to address the needs and issues that are currently top of mind for many owners and principals as well as their employees, such as e-commerce, sales and revenue growth, improving profitability and reducing costs, training, personnel and consolidation.
The bottom line is ASA is invaluable for distributors throughout our industry because the volunteer leaders and staff understand they want their people to sell more product more profitably and elevate the level of service provided to their customers. ASA is equipped, prepared and proud to support these efforts throughout our supply chain.
ASA is deeply appreciative for the continued support from John Aykroyd and Omni’s board of directors, and as a result, ASA is proud to have welcomed these Omni members as having joined ASA over the past 12 months:
BT Plumbing Supply
Fletcher Pump Distributing
Republic Plumbing Supply
Home Pipe & Supply Co.
Ruehlen Supply Co.
Howland Pump & Supply Co.
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