Making strides with data insights
Profiles in NAED Member Successes


Cover_NAED_Data_Success_StoriesNAED distributor members contributed stories to show how their companies were able to uncover greater insights or address long-standing issues by looking more closely at solutions based on data. This series of snapshots shows the ways in which teams collaborated to effectively resolve a diverse range of problems at their companies using data tools and analytics.

Eight stories cover the following business areas:

  • Marketing/Sales
  • Logistics/Operations
  • Strategic Planning

Get inspired to look more closely at how data can help with some of the questions or problems currently facing your company. This whitepaper is available to NAED members at no cost ($399 to non-members). Click here to log in to NAED’s online store to download your copy today.


NAED wants to thank our distributor members who provided their stories. Your contribution to the offering is greatly appreciated!





Leveraging Data NAEDCourse: Leveraging Your Data

This course teaches key data analytics tools that a distributor can utilize to be successful in today’s marketplace, drive a data-driven culture in its organization, and help identify areas for profitability and sales efficiency improvement.

Leveraging Data can be purchased individually or as part of the NAED Industry Course Bundle. Learn more by visiting the webpage.




Cover_Leveraging_data_whitepaperLeveraging Your Data Whitepaper (2016)

Electrical distributors have been collecting data on product sales and customer orders for years. But technology now allows for the collection, synthesis, and analysis of information like never before. Under the guise of Big Data, many industries are planning and even projecting outcomes. Most distributors are only using ERP data, but at what cost?

This white paper walks through how members of the electrical distribution channel can plan and execute big data projects to maximize not only sales, but also stocks, logistics, and customer satisfaction. Click here to log into the NAED online store and download your copy.