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On Distribution Talk, we dive into the stories, struggles and solutions from interesting characters who have chosen to make a career in the distribution industry. My goal is to entertain, educate and inspire you through these brief conversations.  Thank you for visiting.  If you like what you hear, come visit us often. -Jason

Feb 1, 2023

Like many next-gen trailblazers in the distribution space, Zac Jones, founder and CEO of PartsClub, grew up in the family business, surrounded by its potential and pain points. But rather than keep his success in-house, he’s now offering an e-commerce platform for all, helping buyers and sellers connect virtually over...


Jan 25, 2023

Childhood interests don’t often fuel “grown-up” careers. Enter Edward Boss, founder and CEO of Riteks, Inc., a chemical distributor in Houston, who parlayed his passion for chemistry into lucrative corporate positions and, eventually, a string of successful entrepreneurial endeavors.

Jason chats with Ed about...


Jan 18, 2023

You're not alone if you’re having a tough time competing against the e-commerce giants. Susan Merlo, digital sales and marketing pioneer and creator of The Digital Distributor, urges CEOs to try a different tact: craft a relationship-focused persona online and power up the e-commerce and CRM assets they already...


Jan 11, 2023

Robert Mayhew’s success story is a case study for younger folks eager to create meaningful careers. As president of Mayhew Marketing Group, he’s created a rep agency with a footprint that spans the entire Southwest. Jason chats with Robert about his enthusiasm for entry-level jobs, introducing the next wave of...


Nov 16, 2022

If change is the only constant, why do some leaders resist it at all costs? Jennifer Murphy, president of NetPlus Alliance, an industrial buying group based in Lockport, NY, embraces the transformative process, ditching long-standing methods to ensure the future health of her multi-generational family business. Jason...