Whether you are already committed to the independent manufacturers’ rep business model, are switching from direct sales to rep-based sales or are just starting to build your sales force, there are many factors to consider.
Here are five of the most important factors to consider when choosing a rep company:
- Synergy between the rep’s lines and your products and/or services.
- Reputation and longevity in the territory.
- Number of existing lines.
- Number of outside and inside salespeople.
- Long-term plan.
Let’s drill down a bit deeper.
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