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The E/D/E Group and its partners are on target

Following its encouraging start into 2017, the E/D/E Group and its member companies have maintained their joint growth course: within the first seven months of the current year, a trading volume of EUR 3.5 billion was reached.


Stable basis in 2016, strong growth in 2017 - E/D/E sets itself up for the future

The Wuppertal-based E/D/E association recorded high-level growth again in 2016, with particular emphasis being placed on foreign business. The various business divisions saw a development either in line with or above the market level.

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Benefits for contract suppliers

Contract suppliers of E/D/E enjoy countless national and international advantages of a strong association for the distribution of their products.

  • Central processing and regulation
  • Marketing partners
  • Catalogues and brochures
  • Central warehouse and logistics
  • Communication partners

E/D/E at a glance

E/D/E is Europe’s largest purchasing and marketing confederation for more than 970 medium-sized trading companies in its branch of trade. The family business is firmly rooted in the domestic market of Germany and is active in 27 countries. The E/D/E lives by the motto of "Hand in Hand", in cooperation with its partners and through its assumption of social responsibility.

Benefits for Members

As a partner, the E/D/E offers its members an abundance of professional services along with extensive product ranges.

  • Central processing and regulation
  • Logistics
  • Marketing concepts
  • Marketing catalogues
  • Data management