Hisco Named Digital Innovator Award Winner by Modern Distribution Management

Action-oriented distributor delivers on data analyses

HOUSTON—May 30, 2019—Hisco Inc., an employee-owned, specialty distribution company, announces it is a recipient of Modern Distribution Management’s (MDM) inaugural Digital Innovator Award for mastery across a range of technological applications. Hisco is one of 10 winners, selected from the U.S., Canada and Europe, to be honored June 20 at MDM’s Digital Distributor Summit in Denver. Featured in this month’s issue of MDM Premium, Hisco was recognized as a digital innovator for its “relentless pursuit of actionable data,” among other considerations.

“This award means a lot because it helps to validate our hard work, innovation and our commitment to excellence,” said President and CEO Bob Dill. “The best ideas not only improve profitability for Hisco but also create savings for our customers.”

MDM’s Digital Innovator Award winners exemplify the necessary skills to compete in today’s marketplace. Specifically, winning companies demonstrated: successful e-commerce initiatives, improvement of downstream customer engagement or workflow integration, high return on internet-based technologies and overall web investment, growth in internal operating effciencies as well as superior B2B-focused capabilities that differentiate from consumer shopping needs.

Hisco's international branch network includes 35 stocking locations in three countries: the United States, HiscoMex in Mexico and HiscoCan in Canada. Hisco’s Precision Converting facilities provide value-added fabrication, and its Adhesive Materials Group provides an array of custom repackaging. Hisco also offers vendor-managed inventory programs and specialized warehousing for chemical management, logistics services and cold storage. Hisco’s exclusive Documented Cost Savings (DCS) program has saved customers more than $152 million to date. Its supplier base includes manufacturing giants Henkel, Alpha and 3M, to name a few. For more information, visit www.hisco.com.