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AD Owner/Member Sales up 28% to a Record $74.9 Billion in 2022

January 31, 2023 | By Logan Caswell

In Canada, same-store members increased by 8%.

(Source: AD)

AD has announced record results for 2022 in owner/member sales, member purchases from AD suppliers, AD warehouse sales to AD members, net distributions to members, and operational efficiency.

2022 owner/member sales were $74.9 billion, a 28% increase from the previous year. Purchases by member companies from AD supplier partners were $20.3 billion. Net distributions to owner/members reached $1.4 billion.

In Canada, same-store members increased by 8%.

AD is a member-owned North American marketing/buying group for independent distributors/wholesalers of construction and industrial supplies.

AD’s member community grew to 866 separately owned independents across 14 divisions and 3 countries. Not included in that count separately are the 84 acquisitions made by existing AD members in 2022 of other independents.

Member losses due to consolidation negatively impacted AD’s volume by -0.4%. Member additions via acquisitions by AD members, mergers with other groups, and individual decisions positively impacted AD’s volume by +3.0%.




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