American Office Products Distributors, Inc.
Established in 1978, American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) is the world’s largest and leading network distributor of office products. AOPD has grown to include over 90 dealers with over 170 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. Our only business is marketing, developing and implementing regional, national and international office products distribution programs. AOPD is also a GSA Schedule holder and AbilityOne authorized.
Essendant Inc. (formerly known as United Stationers Inc.)
Essendant Inc. (formerly known as United Stationers Inc.) is a leading supplier of workplace essentials, with 2014 net sales of $5.3 billion. The company stocks a broad assortment of over 160,000 items, including technology products, traditional office products, janitorial and breakroom supplies, office furniture, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools. The Company's network of 74 distribution centers enable the Company to ship most products overnight to more than ninety percent of the U.S. and major cities in Mexico and Canada. For more information, visit essendant.com.
Fortune Web Marketing Management, LLC
Fortune Web Marketing is a full service Internet Marketing Agency, offering consulting and managed services for Search Engine Marketing, Social Media, E-mail Marketing, Analytics, Local Online Marketing and other internet marketing initiatives. They are recognized for their expertise and experience within the Office Products industry. Visit FortuneWebMarketing.com for more information.
Founded in 1977, Independent Stationers is considered the most progressive office products dealer group in the world. Independent Stationers members embody an entrepreneurial spirit, believe that a cooperative effort with other independents provides the best opportunities for growth and success, and that this cooperative spirit enables each member to prosper in today’s competitive marketplace.
Tom Buxton is a veteran of price sensitive industries with seventeen years of experience as the owner of an independent office products dealership and as a Vice President for Corporate Express. Tom’s passion is to assist owners of commoditized businesses win bids, implement effective commission strategies, grow sales and compete for business without relying on price as the most important differentiator. In the past four years Interbizgroup llc (www.interbizgroup.com) has assisted over 100 office products dealerships raise margins, grow sales, and improve overall profitability. Tom has backed his performance with a simple guarantee. If a business attempts to implement the plan that he suggests and does not improve its profitability by at least twice the cost of the engagement within three months after it ends, all fees will be refunded. Not a single company has requested their money back.
K.Coaching is an Executive and Team Coaching practice specializing in the office products industry. Krista Fleet, President and CEO has combined her specialized business coaching education and 20 years of office products experience to help hundreds of independents grow their business. She coaches already successful business owners in developing their “Go to Market Strategy” which gets them to their next level of profitable growth and personal development. Her coaching programs effectively keep the business owner and their teams focused on the implementation and execution of the plan.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Katun Corporation is one of the world’s leading alternative suppliers of compatible imaging supplies, photoreceptors and parts for the office equipment industry. With nearly three decades of expertise, Katun now serves more than 16,000 customers in 135 countries. For more information, visit Katun online at www.katun.com.
S.P. Richards Company
S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC: NYSE), distributes a wide spectrum of business products to office products resellers throughout the U.S. and Canada. These products include consumable office supplies, office furniture, computer supplies, consumer electronics, cleaning and breakroom supplies from all of the major industry manufacturers. S.P. Richards Company markets several private label lines under the brand names of Lorell, Integra, Sparco, Genuine Joe, Nature Saver, Compucessory, Elite Image and Business Source. The company operates 44 Distribution Centers in the United States and Canada.