PROVEN VENDOR PROGRAM

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HARDI’s Marketing Committee is excited to showcase a new tool for all members: HARDI’s Proven Vendor Program.
 
The program has been implemented in order to provide members with a peer reviewed selection of vendors that have proven themselves and their businesses with other HARDI members.
 
If interested in joining HARDI’s Proven Vendor Program please fill out this form and send to HARDI’s Marketing Committee Chair Lauren Roberts and HARDI’s Marketing Committee Liaison Chris DeBoer.

Capitol Marketing Concepts

About

We support HARDI members with customer and employee rewards programs that educate, motivate and yield increases in sales and margin performance. We do that by leveraging patented technology with coveted awards and impeccable customer service.

 
Contact: John Cone | jcone@capitolmarketing.com | 636.875.0524
 

Member Reference

Johnstone Supply Paducah Group

Hannah Hosman

270.442.7126

Member Special

HARDI members receive preferred pricing from Capitol. We also invest in our client’s programs by sponsoring sales contests and other strategies connected with the objectives of the program.

CardConnect

About

Since 2002, CardConnect has helped thousands of businesses streamline and simplify their payment processing while providing the best security available.
 
Contact: Mitchell Asberry | masberry@cardconnect.com | 913-912-5192
 

Member Reference

MagicAire

Cherry Lindenborn

940.397.2104

Member Special

Sign up with CardConnect and get an average of 10%-35% in savings on your merchant services by switching to CardConnect.

Computer Pundits Corporation

About

Computer Pundits develops and designs ecommerce and catalog production software, mobile apps, rich product content and websites.
 
Contact: Prashubh Batham | prashubh@computerpundits.com | 952.854.2422 x 302
 

Member Reference

C D Jones Company

Royce Henderson

719.439.7804

Member Special

10% discount on all CPC products.

Coolfront by Profit Strategies, Inc.

About

Join the Coolfront Affiliate program to improve your customer retention and expand your customer base. Coolfront is the only flat rate pricing and work order management mobile app for dealers. Plus, after price recovery, Coolfront is zero-cost. Including Coolfront as a part of your value-add attracts more customers with very little investment in marketing and training.

Contact: Tom D’Amico | tom@coolfront.com | 585-500-4180

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Member Reference

Sid Harvey

John Rynecki

516-745-9209

Member Special

Distributor Incentive Program:
  • $15 for each dealer signup
  • $50 for each dealer conversion
  • $.05 – $.10 per work order run through Coolfront for the two years after a dealer signs up
 
Parts Ordering:
Upload your parts catalog to Coolfront so your customers can order replacement parts directly from you through the app. Initial parts ordering setup fee is $99, a 60% savings for only HARDI members.

DDI System

About

Inform ERP Software is designed to optimize distribution operations – creating lean inventories, managing financials, delivering performance analytics and more. It’s also the only ERP solution with advanced CRM (customer relationship management) functionality embedded throughout the software. This approach keeps customers coming back, increasing sales and strengthening your profitability.

Contact: Barbara Jagoe | barbara.jagoe@ddisys.com | 203.364.1200

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Member Reference

Johnstone Supply Springfield, MA/Chicopee, MA

Jess Hill

413.781.1721

Member Special

Members can receive a 5% discount on software purchase price, less discounts, not including licensing fees. Only on new customer contracts, good only on software not on services of ongoing subscription fees.

District Publishing

About

District Publishing offers brochures and other marketing material at no cost.

Contact: Derrick Kennedy | dkennedy@districtpublishing.com | 586.884.2400
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Member Reference

Johnstone Supply

Tom Johnson

231.777.2727

Member Special

2 upgrades to new vendor supported brochure project at no cost.

Choice of:

  • One day photo shoot
  • 1,000 extra copies
  • Pocket on inside backcover
  • 45 second corporate video

FTL Finance

About

HVAC consumer financing that removes the barriers to financing for contractors. Easy, simple registrations and programs.

Contact: Melissa Hyatt | melissahyatt@ftlfinance.com | 314-249-3614
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Member Reference

cfm Distributors

Lauren Roberts

816-842-5400

Member Special

  • Customized financing program for distributors
  • 36-month buy down to 9.95% with a 5% dealer cost
  • Customizable marketing program for distributors to promote financing
  • Custom promotions

IME Connect

About

Incentives – Meetings – Events.  Companies trust us to help strategically plan and execute incentive trips to compelling destinations that recognize their best of class customers and dealers as well as top employees.

Contact: Steve Some | ssome@ime-connect.com | 973-753-9214
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Member Reference

The Corken Steel Products Company

Jeff Corken

859-291-4664

Member Special

HARDI Members will receive a $1,000.00 rebate on their trip when booking their first event with IME Connect! This is for any HARDI member currently not using IME Connect.

Infintech LLC

About

 Infintech LLC provides credit card, debit card and electronic payment processing solutions, specializing in B2B markets. Our clients use the latest technology and processing strategies to minimize fees and maximize efficiency.
 
Contact: Jason Wood | jason.wood@infintechllc.com | 513-725-3611
 

Member Reference

Coken Steel products

Jeff Corken

859.291.4664

Member Special

Jason Wood will provide a no cost, no obligation cost analysis on a recent processing statement. HARDI members can expect to save 40% or more on their processing fees. There are no contracts, applications fees or long-term obligations.

J & M Industries, Inc.

About

A comprehensive and sophisticated ERP data processing system, tailored to the needs of HVAC distributors.
 
Contact: Michael McHugh | m.mchugh@jmiinc.com | 936-349-2076

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Member Reference

US Air Conditioning Distributors, Inc.

Jack Scarsi

626.854.4507

Member Special

J & M will offer HARDI members 10% off normal license fees for the initial user count purchased.

KDL

About

KDL is a full service logistics solutions provider that provides services midsized and large manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers. KDL uses economies of scale to provide mid-market and upper mid-market companies the technology, visibility tools and buying power typically reserved for Fortune 100 companies. HARDI members credit KDL for significantly cutting costs, driving efficiencies and finding optimization opportunities they would not have been able to otherwise.
 
Contact: George Muha | gmuha@kdlog.com |973-543-1940

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Member Reference

Conklin Metal

Smith Cooley

800-282-7386

Member Special

KDL has put together a transactional freight discount program for HARDI members who’s transportation spend doesn’t dictate the need for the full breadth of sophisticated logistics services KDL provides through their regular approach. This program provides steep discounts with the top less-than-truckload motor carriers in the country that allows them to take advantage of much more aggressive rates than they could get on their own. This program does not have any minimum shipment requirements and is an quick and easy way to drive down freight costs.

Lost & Found Inc.

About

Lost & Found offers reviews of several key expenses and uncovers overcharges and excessive fees which are then redirected back to the bottom line of client companies.  Total client savings to date is over $250 million dollars.   Expenses reviewed are telecom, bank fees, workers comp, tax strategies, merchant processing, waste & recycling, and we now offer virtual cards which offer a cash back feature of 100 basis points on the total annual accounts payable spend.
 
Contact: Lauren Haywood | lhaywood@lostandfoundcorp.com | 704-662-0074 x10

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Member Reference

Refrigeration Sales Corp.

Rick Forkins

(216) 525-8200 x8231

Member Special

HARDI members will receive a 10% discount on all commission structures.

MITS

About

MITS Distributor Analytics, a flexible interactive reporting and business intelligence software solution, gives you a competitive edge when it comes to making decisions that impact sales, inventory, AR, purchasing, pricing, GL, and
more. Start from scratch to build custom reports to your own specifications, or get a jumpstart on reporting and analysis with 200+ standard dashboards, scorecards, and interactive reports specifically designed to answer the most common HVACR distributor questions.
 
Contact: Kelsey H. | kelseyh@mits.com | 206.789.8313 ext. 3781

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Member Reference

Johnson Supply

Richard Cook

713-661-6666

Member Special

HARDI members will receive a 10% discount on their MITS solution.

Moblico Solutions LLC

About

Moblico provides powerful mobile solutions to HARDI members who want to increase engagement and retention with customers, dealers, technicians, suppliers and employees.
 
Contact: Pierre Barbeau | pierre@moblico.com | 913-219-4604

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Member Reference

cfm Distributors Inc.

Lauren Roberts

713-661-6666

Member Special

HARDI members receive 30% OFF mobile solutions such as:
  • Targeted Data Segmentation

  • Mobile App Development

  • Responsive Website Development

  • eCommerce and Mobile Payments

  • Text, Email and Push Engagement

  • Location and Beacon Marketing

  • Social Media Marketing

  • ERP Integration

On Hold Marketing

About

Putting telephone calls from contractors On Hold?  Since 1989 our HVACR copywriters and in-house production studios have been crafting custom designed SalesMaker On Hold messages that encourage contractors to hold longer, increase HVACR product sales and enrollment in training and incentive programs.

Contact: Dan Bryant | danbryant@onholdmarketing.com | 800-342-0098

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Member Reference

Aireco Supply, Inc.

Dan Hinchman | Shelena Fleming

240-295-3888

Member Special

Good for Existing and New HARDI Members

50% discount on Automated Attendant Announcements

50% discount on 1 additional program change

Free Holiday On Hold Messages

Profit2

About

Profit2 is a Profit Optimization company that enables distributors to safely increase margin. We improve how pricing systems are structured and enable sales people to make better pricing decisions.

 
Contact: Paul Parsons | paul@profit2.com | 913.439.9705

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Member Reference

Universal Supply Group, Inc

John Hildebrandt

973.427.3320

Member Special

HARDI members will receive a complimentary Benchmark Pricing Analysis ($5,000 Value). This analysis will help you compare how you price vs. similar distributors on key metrics. See how your margin compares

by type of sale, by customer and product type. Identify where you can safely increase margin. This HARDI member analysis is comprehensive and includes:

  • Analysis of Sales & Margin by branch, sales person, product and customer type Specific profit opportunity examples
  • How to protect your business while increasing margin
  • Where you can lower your costs
  • How to gain the support of your sales team for margin improvement
  • A forecast of how much margin you can gain and where

Proforma Graphic Services

About

When you partner with Proforma, a leading provider of graphic communications, you connect to the power of a large North American organization with the responsive service of a local business. We are a $500 Million leader in our industry that offers the widest array of printing, promotional products and related graphic solutions. With over 30 years as the ONE SOURCE of proven innovation, performance and results we have an exclusive network of production and fulfillment facilities and we are the only print and promotional distributor to receive a 99+ percent customer satisfaction rating in a national industry survey.

Our goal is to help HARDI members grow their business and we can provide multiple integrated marketing solutions including campaign management, promotional products, printing services, and all forms or graphic communications. We can help you be bigger, better, faster and smarter and provide HARDI manufacturers, distributors, and contractors with better marketing results.

 
Contact: Marlena Woodtke | Marlena.woodtke@proforma.com | 614.565.3319

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Member Reference

cfm Distributors, Inc.

Lauren Roberts

913.645.0352

Member Special

We offer special pricing and discounts to HARDI members ranging from 10% to 40% on a variety of print, promotional and marketing services.

Schmitt ProfiTools Inc.

About

Schmitt ProfiTools, Inc. is a marketing services company with over 27 years in the industry. We provide an end-to-end eCommerce solution that includes not only a Best-In-Market webstore, but also robust content to populate the webstore. We also provide an optional mobile platform and truck replenishment program all of which are integrated with your current ERP system.
 
Contact: Jen Schmitt | jen@go.spi.com | 314-872-9199

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Member Reference

Johnstone Supply – The Ware Group

Sean Ince

904-565-2074 ext. 1504

Member Special

We would like to offer HARDI members discounted Content and Catalog Creation Services.
 
SPI creates product content across multiple vendors with 100% coverage of the distributor’s/wholesaler’s products, including detailed specs, selling descriptions, attributed data, and high-quality images. The content is completed and provided in a fully laid-out catalog ready for print and for any other initiatives, including SPI’s eCommerce Web Storefront.
  • Normal costs: Our catalog price is base (currently $16,000) plus $1.75 per SKU.
  • HARDI costs: We will reduce the per SKU charge to $1.50 plus the base.
  • HARDI costs: We will also reduce the monthly license fees of our base module for the first year from $430 per month to $400 per month. (Licensing fees are $215 per month for subsequent years.)

TMG Gases Inc.

About

TMG is a National supplier for Industrial and Medical Gases. We supply acetylene, oxygen, nitrogen, CO2, and many other gases through a network of suppliers across the country. TMG offers one point of contact for all locations, consistent pricing for all locations, consolidated billing, customized billing, customized reporting, and vendor flexibility.
 
Contact: Russell Jenkines | rjenkines@tmgco.com  | 936-349-2076

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Member Reference

Johnson Supply

Lucy Reed

713-830-2301

Member Special

Sign up on the TMG welding gas service program through HARDI and receive 5% off your first 3 months invoices. This is for any HARDI member currently not using TMG. You must mention “HARDI Proven Vendor Program” to get the discount.

Towsleys Inc.

About

 

Towsleys is a nationally recognized leader in providing branded clothing, promotional products, gifts and service awards. Also, unique capabilities for designing and sourcing of headwear.

Contact: Bill Niedermeyer | bill@towsleys.com  | 920-482-1127

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Member Reference

Aireco Supply

Tina Hinchman

240-295-3888

Member Special

Monthly specials or custom product opportunities.

Thermostat Recycling Corporation

About

Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) is a non-profit stewardship organization financially supported by 30 manufacturers who historically branded TRC will waive its initial participation fee for new HARDI members that are not and sold mercury thermostats in the United States. TRC maintains a network of more than 3,600 collection sites nationwide and has recovered more than 1.9 million thermostats since its inception. TRC assumes all costs to transport and properly dispose of mercury switch thermostats recovered from service.

Contact: Christyn Zehnder | christyn@thermostat-recycle.com | 571-447-4311

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Member Reference

Johnstone Supply

Jeff Schultz

503-419-9031

Member Special

TRC will waive its initial participation fee for new HARDI members that sold mercury thermostats in the United States.

Contact Ryan Kiscaden at ryan.kiscaden@thermostat-recycle.org.

Triggerpoint Media

About

TriggerPoint Media is a full service marketing partner providing end to end Digital Signage, On Hold Messaging and Data iQ; a proprietary dashboard measuring and delivering sales and marketing insights with the ability to trigger promotions on digital signage networks for HVAC distributors.

Contact: Howard Grobstein | hgrobstein@triggerpointmedia.com | 512.956.5447

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Member Reference

ABCO Refrigeration Supply

Bob Cesiro

718.937.9005

Member Special

HARDI Members will receive a 10% discount off standard Service Agreement pricing.

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Unilog Content Solutions LLC

About

Unilog specializes in B2B e-commerce solutions and product content services to help businesses compete in an online marketplace.

Contact: Aung Latt | aung.latt@unilogcorp.com | 484.254.6627

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Member Reference

 Auer Steel

Jon Hirsch

414.462.1234

Member Special

 

10% off software subscription