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Afflink announces partnership with American Office Products Distributors
Afflink, supply chain management specialist and creator of the Elevate process, has announced a partnership with American Office Products Distributors (AOPD).
This partnership will allow all members of each organisation the opportunity to take advantage of membership options of each group. This includes access to all Preferred Supplier programs, National Account contracts and a host of training, marketing and technology services, designed to position the independent distributor at the forefront of our industry.
Afflink's president and CEO Michael Wilson says that partnering with AOPD will strengthen Afflink's efforts to surround the end-user with a comprehensive bundle of supply chain solutions.
"The AOPD organisation has no rival when it comes to office supply groups in the industry today," he says. "From a training and contract sales perspective, they are simply the best."
The AOPD leadership team shares the same positive anticipation for its partnership's future with Afflink. Says Mark Leazer, AOPD's executive director:
"After months of research, debate, and due diligence on what facilities maintenance groups would best fit the AOPD culture and vision, we collectively decided that Afflink shares our passion best in keeping the independent distributor relevant in today's everchanging landscape."
As 'Home of the Independent', Afflink connects more than 250 manufacturers of industrial packaging, facilities maintenance, food service, safety and office supply solutions with more than 300 independent distributors. Afflink is the critical link, offering clients innovative products - and for distributors - market expertise and improved profitability, all of which is fuelled by leading-edge information technology.
North America's oldest and most experienced office products marketing group, AOPD has been continuously providing distribution to commercial, public sector, healthcare and government customers since its incorporation in 1978. AOPD's network of dealers provide sales and distribution throughout the US, as well as Canada and Australia.
2nd November 2023