National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED)

Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and protecting the electrical distribution channel. NAED connects the entire electrical industry, serving as a hub of networking, education, and research. The enhanced knowledge and expertise members gain from NAED translates into better service for their customers. For example, when a member learns how to improve their operational systems, it means faster response, better product availability, smoother invoicing, and other benefits for those who do business with that company. When members save customers time and money, it results in a competitive advantage.




NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence

NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence conducts research into strategic management issues affecting the wholesale distribution industry. Our research is conducted with best practice wholesaler-distributors, and we publish leading-edge research studies with practical application for wholesale distribution firms of all sizes and across all lines of trade.