Would Amazon Provide More Value Than Anixter For Security Products Distribution?

Interesting comment from a member in the boycott Anixter post:

The value Anixter/Tried/Accutech offer to the manufacturers is logistics, but there is one company far better at this. If I were a manufacturer I would pay Amazon to handle stock. I am sure the manufacturers could work with Amazon to create preferred and project pricing options for each integrator that are not visible to the public at large. Amazon Business is slowly heading this way now. It is nice to receive text updates when equipment arrives, have actual tracking without asking, receive RMAs easily, and have some visibility into stock levels.

What do you think? Amazon Business is not there yet but is advancing. Could you see them getting there? Would you want them to get there?

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