National distributor changes brand to pet pallet distribution after record year

Press release: Pet Palette Distribution

Pet Palette, a national distributor of premium pet products, recently announced that the company has changed its name to Pet Palette Distribution, effective immediately. This rebranding reflects the company’s growing importance in the industry and its ambitious vision for the future. The ownership and management team of Pet Palette Distribution remains unchanged.

Along with the name change, Distribution of pet pallets unveiled a new corporate logo and slogan. The slogan, which reads: “Trend. On time. On Your Side. ”Represents the unique value the company offers as a fast, service-oriented distributor with a variety of leading retail products.

“We know that independent pet retailers have many options when it comes to selecting a distributor, and we are committed to being the best partner for them for years to come,” said President and CEO. from the operation of Pet Palette Distribution, Ron Metzger, who has over 40 years of retail and distribution management experience.

“We have spent the past year fine-tuning our processes, investing in our people, and restructuring the entire business to run more efficiently, with our retail customers and suppliers in mind. products. The name change may seem like a small thing, but it represents countless hours of work that we have put in, as well as our commitment to the future of the company.

Best brands and unique products

Pet Palette Distribution has long been a destination for new and seasonal products, from charming accessories for necklaces to the latest and greatest in toys and treats. In recent years, the company has updated its product line to include top brands like Outward Hound, Treat Planet, and Pet Releaf’s hemp products.

In 2022, Pet Palette Distribution will continue to offer these brands and new additions, including SodaPup, Plato and Snugarooz, along with a few other surprises.

“At Pet Palette Distribution, we spend hundreds of hours each year reviewing offerings from new and existing suppliers, and hand-picking products that we know will be well received on retail shelves. Our goal is to make it easy for retail customers to order and receive shipments, and to give them confidence that their orders will sell out quickly and at a high margin, ”said Megan Hulse, Senior Buyer, Pet Palette Distribution, who has 13 years of experience as a buyer.

Smart inventory practices and FedEx delivery

A unique aspect of Pet Palette Distribution’s operations is that, unlike many other national distributors, they ship via FedEx, rather than their own fleet of trucks. They also have an ambitious purchasing strategy, which has led to fill rates of around 90%, although supply chain issues have impacted the rest of the industry.

“Due to our strong relationship with FedEx, we have achieved low shipping rates which we pass on directly to our customers,” said Metzger. “As other companies have increased their shipping and order minimums due to supply chain issues and labor shortages, we have been able to drop our minimum orders and free shipping minimums. “

The company’s minimum ordering requirements – $ 99 minimum order and $ 349 minimum free shipping – will continue into 2022.

Industry experts with a big heart

From 2020, Pet Palette Distribution has grown its team, with a clear focus on hiring specialists in all areas.

“From marketing to purchasing, operations to accounting and customer service, the Pet Palette Distribution team is now entirely made up of professionals with extensive expertise and training,” said Marina Pantilus, Controller of the company. Pantilus has a bachelor’s degree in accounting as well as over 10 years of experience in similar roles and is currently pursuing his master’s degree.

The purpose of this hiring practice is to enable product manufacturers and retail customers to view Pet Palette Distribution as a trusted resource and business partner. In 2022, the company plans to offer more retail support, including recommendations for visual merchandising, support for unique resale certificates, and information on high-margin products that are growing in popularity.

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