CONTENT/io, DDS’ Content-as-a-Service offering for distributors, is a comprehensive data package to power their e-commerce initiatives.
CONTENT/io delivers the best product content in the industry, along with complete end-to-end management of the data, to help distributors facilitate an exceptional online experience for their customers without the resource requirements and turnaround times typical of other solutions.
CONTENT/io product information is sourced directly from manufacturers and delivered to you with custom formatting for accurate, efficient integration into your unique e-commerce system, making this the most intelligent data solution available to the wholesale distribution industry.
Finally, distributors have a tech-savvy partner who can deliver the best product content from their top manufacturers to help them offer a more robust and customer-friendly e-commerce experience—and maintain the content for them, cost-effectively.
Comprehensive, e-commerce-ready product content sourced directly from more than 350 manufacturers across Electrical, Lighting, Solar, Plumbing, HVAC, Tool, Safety, Utility, Datacom, Industrial Supply, Automation and Industrial Gas + Welding industries.
Complete management of your product content—including custom formatting to your e-commerce platform—plus regular maintenance to ensure your customers are always viewing accurate and up-to-date information.
Incomplete or inconsistent product content and marketing messaging being passed down to end-users via distributor websites
Inaccurate and outdated products and product information on distributor sites due to lack of continuous updating
Integration/synchronization with distributor systems (i.e. manipulation of files needed prior to uploading into system)
Prolonged time to market for new and updated product content
Increased investment (personnel, technology) required to manage and maintain content
Scheduled weekly download providing e-commerce-ready product content from your top manufacturers
Our technology-agnostic solutions work with any e-commerce platform
Faster, more seamless integration via files custom formatted for your unique webstore
Attract and keep end-users on your website
Improve SEO and increase sales and customer satisfaction/retention
Reduced resource burden saves you time and money
CONTENT/io provides each distributor with a single, consistent source for all available product content from all their manufacturers
CONTENT/io data includes everything manufacturers make available for marketing and selling their products
CONTENT/io data feeds are custom-formatted for each individual distributor's e-commerce system for quicker time to market
CONTENT/io data feeds are delivered weekly and designed to be seamless, requiring no additional manipulation of files before uploading into e-commerce systems
CONTENT/io is a subscription solution and regular data updates and maintenance are included, ensuring your customers can always count on you for the most complete and up-to-date product information
CONTENT/io simplifies the delivery and management of e-commerce product content so you can focus on serving your customers
We are DDS (Distributor Data Solutions), the wholesale industry’s premier product content provider. We work with more than 400 industry-leading manufacturers (representing more than 950 brands) across Electrical, Lighting, Solar, Plumbing, HVAC, Tool, Safety, Utility, Datacom, Industrial Supply, Automation and Industrial Gas + Welding industries to help them deliver next-generation product content to power distributors’ e-commerce websites.
With more than 50 combined years of intimate knowledge and experience running a successful distributorship, we bring unrivaled industry expertise—together with the most advanced data technologies and top-tier software and data engineers—to offer the most unique and advanced solutions available to the industry.
No matter the size of your company or the industries you serve, we are the global trusted partner to help you power your e-commerce initiatives.