Vendor & Broker

Positive BENEFITS

Partnering with National Convenience Distributors gives you access to the vast majority of C-store retailers; independents, chains, and specialty outlets, located in the highly sought-after Northeast.

Tremendous Customer Base

NCD has been forging relationships for over 100 years growing our footprint to nearly 15,000 convenience store independent retailers, chains, hospitals, colleges + universities, correctional facilities, subjobbers, bodegas, and other establishments.

Customer Service and Professional
Sales force

Our dedicated team of ‘profit builders’ consists of multi-lingual customer service specialists and 150+ sales professionals, ready to take on every challenge to generate long-term success. Through our lunch ‘n learns, monthly sales meetings, and other sales education; our team is engaged in your brand and your product or service benefits.

Category Experts

Our sales team’s “boots on the ground” methodology enables an education that can not be matched by those that do not commit to the time spent with customers face-to-face. The core knowledge gained supports our suppliers by providing insights into specific markets and territories and helps to also identify opportunities to “fill-the-gaps” and “missing bestsellers”.

ACCESS TO our tradeshows

Our trade show environment is the perfect space for discovering new customers. NCD hosts three shows every year, providing ample opportunities for our retailers to partner with our vendor community. Participate in breakout sessions, get face time with retailers, and take advantage of exclusive plament. Join us at the upcoming show.

 INDUSTRY LEADING MONTHLY DEAL CATALOG

Our industry renowned “Insider” is our monthly print publication and the largest part of NCD’s print + digital advertising portfolio. Every month customers anxiously await this full-color catalog to see the newest programs, products, promotions and brands. The digital version exists on our website as well.

  PREFERRED PARTNER PROGRAM

Yearly program levels that offer opportunities to increase your brands messaging with our sales team and our customers in: traditional and non traditional advertising, trade show booths, sponsorships, digital marketing, and retailer in-store engagement. Our vendor portal helps with ease of managing these marketing elements.  

Become a Vendor

As the leading convenience store distributor in the northeast with over 15,000 active customers, NCD is on the cutting edge of product innovation. We are always interested in expanding our portfolio with new & innovative products and services. If you or your company has a product or service that can complement our offerings and provide our customers with a solid return on investment, we’d like to hear from you.

BE PREPARED

Product Presentations

If we are interested in your company or product, we will work with you to set up a meeting with our team. Successful new product presentations generally include product samples, full product financials including ROI, and market data which supports how your product will fill a need, create a niche, or expand a category. We truly care about building promotability for our retail partners and seek out vendors to support this mission.  A minimum 6-month launch plan including sales support, marketing, and Point of Sale material is key to success.