June 27, 2019

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CORE FOCUS OF JANITORIAL PRODUCTS
As you build your Janitorial and Facilities programs, keep this in mind:  80% of sales comes from the same basic items with most every one of your customers and prospects. If I were to break out customer purchases by FS category, it would loo...[Read the rest of this article...]

FACILITY SUPPLY CHANNEL SITE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE
As you look to grow your Facility Supply Business, ISG recommends you use this format to capture as much information as you can prior to offering any FS solutions.  By using this form, you are able to set the narrative of being a Solutions Provi...[Read the rest of this article...]

SO WHAT HAPPENS NEXT NOW THAT THE MERGER HAS BEEN APPROVED? A TIMELINE
What Happens Next?  With this historic merger between Independent Suppliers Group, Pinnacle and TriMega becoming effective on July 1, 2019, we would like to provide a list of initial priorities and goals. While we can’t answer every qu... 
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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST AFFILIATE MEMBER!
Please join the ISG Staff as we welcome our newest affiliate member into the Independent Suppliers Group family! #X137 North Shore Office Supplies, located in New Hyde Park, New York.  Welcome Nitin Parikh and team! 

CONGRATULATIONS TO TY BLANKENBAKER
Ty Blankenbaker's last day with Independent Suppliers Group will be June 14th, 2019.  We thank him for more than 12 great years of service to our members and the Independent Dealer Channel, most recently as Director of Merchandising.  T...[Read the rest of this article...]

ACH AND IRECEIVABLES DEADLINE FOR JULY 4TH WEEK
Independent Suppliers Group will be closed on Thursday July 4th.  ACH must be received by 12:00 noon EST on Tuesday July 2nd in order to have it applied to your account. iReceivables may be posted until 10:00 pm EST Tuesday July 2nd.  Money...[Read the rest of this article...]

AT A GLANCE – 2019 ANTICIPATION ORDERS
At-A-Glance order confirmations for 2020 calendars will be sent directly to ISG via email. Please plan to place your orders at least 3 business days prior to the 10th of the month due to manual processing time. Please remember to include “an...[Read the rest of this article...]

M-POWER Q2 PROMOTIONS ENDING SOON!
The promotions and flyers below are available from participating M-Power suppliers! Promotion end dates are noted, some expiring soon. There are also many non-dated flyers you can use at any time as well.  Please review these materials and use t...[Read the rest of this article...]

ISG MEMBER MEETING HOSTED AT SPR ABC – AUGUST 7, 2PM
We will be hosting an ISG member meeting at S.P. Richards Advantage Business Conference 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in San Diego, California.  The member meeting will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2:00pm to 5:00pm in the Pacific Ballroom and is ...[Read the rest of this article...]

SAVE THE DATE: PREVAIL 2019 – NOVEMBER 4-6, 2019
Plan to join us at the Westin Indianapolis for this historic, jam-packed event!  Be Informed about the state of YOUR group and not-to-be-missed industry updates at the ISG Member Meeting. Learn about topics relevant to your business at o...[Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PRICE FILES POSTED
Vendor Document Library (VDL) Vendor related documents are posted to the Vendor Document Library.  It is restricted to only those dealer-users that have been given the Price List Access role by the Web Admin for your dealership.  If you ... [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PROMOTIONS POSTED
For Promos, go to the Vendor Document Library (Password Required) and look under Promos in the left-side menu.  Items are listed by Modified Date, going back for the last 30 days. The following vendors have posted promotions and/or SPIFFs for... [Read the rest of this article...]

FURNITURE SPOTLIGHT: SCREENFLEX
Section off your space easily with Screenflex Portable Room Dividers.  These versatile partitions can be used as freestanding folding room partitions, temporary walls, acoustical barriers, and moveable art displays. Our accordion-style partition...[Read the rest of this article...]

FURNITURE SPOTLIGHT: KFI STUDIOS
Creating Purposeful Design: It’s how we refer to the holistic approach we take to our industry. Our customers have a vision for their space to satisfy a purpose and an aesthetic. We understand the way a chair or table functions is equally im...[Read the rest of this article...]

Q3 RDC AND OP MASTER PRICE FILES NOW AVAILABLE
Thank you for your patience with 3rd quarter pricing as the government imposed tariffs have caused much of the delay from manufacturers and suppliers. The ISG OP Master Price File and RDC Price File are now available for 3rd Quarter 2019. Please s...[Read the rest of this article...]

SAFCO UPDATED FREIGHT POLICY
Safco has recently updated their freight policy for LTL and Parcel shipments. Prepaid on orders of $1,000 net or more. Orders less than $1,000 net:      LTL - $120      Parcel - $20   &n…
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3M STANDING DESK RECALL
3M has released a recall on two standing desk models, SD60B and SD70B that were sold or distributed prior to May 14th, 2019. It has been discovered there may be a faulty cylinder on the lift mechanism. 3M has authorized trained technicians to repair ...[Read the rest of this article...]

MMF 25% PROMO OFF SELECT ITEMS
MMF is running a 25% promo on select items through the end of July as long as you meet or exceed the minimum order quantity listed for each item. You must reference promo code MSELECT when you order. MMF eConfidentials (login and permissions requi...[Read the rest of this article...]