Availability and speed rank higher than price when choosing a supplier
But 71% of engineering customers still expect good prices from their distributors
New research by one of Europe’s largest online electrical distributors, reichelt elektronik, has revealed that the most important factor when choosing a distributor to work with is stock availability, with speedy delivery a close second (38% and 37% respectively).
Buyers will pay more for great quality and fast service
According the research of 300 UK employees in the engineering sector, conducted by OnePoll, low pricing ranked as the third most important factor.