THE POWER, THE PROMISE, THE PARTNERSHIP OF AD.

AD is passionate about bringing growth-oriented independent distributors and best-in-class suppliers together to outperform the market and to stay ahead of the competition.

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Over
550
Independent Distributor Members
Over
3,800
Locations
Over
60,000
Employees
More than
$32B
in annual sales

Financial Benefits

A BETTER BOTTOM LINE.

Leverage our size and scale to drive your growth and reduce costs. Build relationships with the best to gain market share and outpace the industry. We averaged 100% supplier rebate distributions over the last ten years. We have successfully outpaced the US GDP nearly every year since our founding.

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Relationships

Together, We Win.

Investing in relationships is the key to our 35 years of success. The relationships we actively facilitate between our members and supplier partners, and those we build with them, help us understand each other’s unique needs so together we can grow our businesses. Individual attention and personalized support is what we do different and better than anyone else.

Distributor Benefits | Supplier Benefits

Entrepreneurial Spirit

THE SPIRIT THAT DRIVES US ALL.

We are living in a changing world and we are never satisfied with the status quo. Our innovative mindset enables us to take risks, while our size affords us the resources to make investments in programs to help our members compete today and tomorrow.

Distributor Benefits | Supplier Benefits

  • Our Passion, Purpose, and Pride

    We put our all into leveraging our unique economies of scale, robust financial systems and people-first approach to help independent distributor members outperform the competition, best-in-class suppliers protect their brands and diversify their channel strategy, and associates perform at their best.

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  • Member Governed & Transparent to
    the Local Level

    Our industry-specific member led Boards govern every financial, programmatic and strategic aspect of our organization, because we respect that our independent distributors and supplier partners know what is best for their companies. It is our associates’ commitment to provide personal attention to help them achieve their goals.

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  • Serving Others

    Giving back is a joyful responsibility and a value we share with our distributors and supplier partners, who realize that some of our world’s biggest problems can be solved within our communities by regular people working to make a difference in the lives of others.

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