NAHAD Insights

Dedicated to providing industry leaders with the latest news, innovations, trends, and information about the hose and hose accessory industry. 

NAHAD Issue Alert

NAHAD is pleased to announce NAHAD Issue Alerts, a series of issue briefs on key regulatory topics affecting the hose and hose accessories industry. This month's brief discusses trucking and transportation and how distributors across the country are dealing with increasing freight costs and the further burden of additional regulations.

Look for future briefs here, as well as a series of webinars where NAHAD members can ask the experts targeted questions directly impacting the hose business. Have a government affairs topic you’d like to have considered for a future NAHAD Issue Alert? Email NAHAD Executive Vice President Molly Alton Mullins at

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NAHAD Industry Trends Report

In partnership with Cleveland Research Company, the Industry Trends Report provides a monthly
snapshot of NAHAD member sales activity, new orders, market trends and business forecasts, as
compiled from NAHAD member input on a simple, quick, completely confidential online survey.
Please note that all answers are anonymous and all information supplied is averaged, with no
mention of individual or company names. 

Contact to participate in the survey.

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NAHAD Distributor Performance Dashboard

Business Intelligence, Analytics & Comparative Performance
This FREE program collects and analyzes Distributor data, providing participating NAHAD member companies with confidential, leading edge business insights and intelligence. By completing your DPD Survey,  participants are able to compare their company to others in the industry, year over year, in complete confidence and with total security all at no cost.

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NAHAD Compensation Report

The latest Compensation Report is available at no cost to participating members, and for sale to others. The report provides an analysis of management and employee pay scales, employee benefits and sales policies across a broad spectrum of wholesaler ­distributors. The Report is especially valuable to executives who must demonstrate to the IRS that their compensation is "reasonable".

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National Association of Manufacturers Report

The National Association of Manufacturers weekly report contains the latest economic and global manufacturing news and information. NAHAD members are given access as these reports become available.

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NAHAD Markets Monitor

NAHAD's quarterly Markets Monitor Reports, produced in partnership with MDM Analytics, provides pricing trends and market data for five common industrial product groups sold by NAHAD members: hydraulic hose, industrial hose, conveyor belts, transmission belts, and seals and o-rings. The Reports provide a national benchmark and comparisons of the latest quarterly data with the previous quarter as well as the previous year.

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NAHAD Public Policy

NAHAD’s U.S. public policy efforts focus on legislation and regulations that impact the competitiveness of wholesaler­distributors and manufacturers and the costs of product to their customer base.

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