Summit stocks the names you trust, in quantities that make us your hassle-free supplier. Our inventory levels are based on customer demand, not on complicated financial formulas. That means each service center has the flexibility to stock even hard-to-find items in order to maintain superior customer service.
We stock hundreds of product categories from the industry's leading manufacturers, giving us the breadth of inventory that's sure to meet your needs.
Summit can access manufacturers' inventory for stock checks, back-order status, substitute items, technical help and direct ordering - increasing accuracy and response time.
Summit uses internationally recognized SAP as its enterprise resource planning system. SAP supports strategic inventory management across multiple locations and provides key data reporting, including:
Summit has contingency plans in effect for a number of different adverse situations in order to safeguard inventory.
Summit recognized the value of just-in-time contracting long ago. We have been actively involved in servicing these contracts since 1983, and received national recognition for our just-in-time activities in 1987.
The just-in-time concept has been ingrained into every functional area of our business. We have refined our systems and procedures to the point that we believe few distributors can match our ability to service a just-in-time contract.
Summit's just-in-time service contract means you can reduce or even eliminate your inventory expenses. How?
In return for allowing Summit to be the sole provider of your supply list, we will stock your most requested items. Your orders will be filled and delivered within 24 hours.