AICPDF (All India Consumer Products Distributors Federation) is a non-government organization comprising various dealerships/ distributors & stockiest of all FMCG Companies as Association Members. The association till now has approximately 4 lakh members across INDIA with all the 29 state’s president as executive body member of the National Governing Council.
In today’s world information is the key to success, AICPDF is helping all by providing access to all relevant information to its members on the diverse subject such as various tax laws i.e. Sales Tax, Service Tax, Income Tax, Excise and Custom laws, New Technologies, Business Trends, Sales Organization, aligning partner across India to address their growing issues to serve customer across the country.
AICPDF was formed in 2016 by likeminded State Associations who felt it necessary to set up a forum to:
■ Exchange ideas and thoughts for a better tomorrow
■ Protect the interests and rights of the Distributor community
■ Collectively negotiate with the statutory Authorities/ Companies
■ Provide guidance on tax and legal issues
■ Provide a platform to share information and ideas
■ Recognize and consolidate issues faced
■ Engage with Partner-Eco-system for positive closure of issues faced by members
■ Identify new Opportunities and prepare for threats
■ Training, Education & Learn about Software Products and Licensing
■ Best Human Resource Practices
■ Challenges and Opportunities on the horizon
■ Adopt new and effective ways of business
■ Unite to tackle B2B challenges
AICPDF is actively involved in the training and development of the distributor fraternity for the betterment of the Trade, Developing and Researching better ways of doing business. Also, the association act as the support system for the trading distributors in difficulty and presenting their difficulties and issues in front of the Government Department.
Encourage & spread awareness in India
■ The relevance of IT in day to day life
■ How Infiltration and Modern Trade could impact the market in particular and society/ economy at large
■ Careers and opportunities in FMCG sector
■ Provide its member with the guidance of Do’s & Don’ts while conducting business in the form of code of conduct & best practice’s for doing business with Distributor & Retailers
AICPDF has a common purpose and outlook regarding the provision of care to the population(s) served. A common vision unifies the profession. By creating a shared vision and goal, the AICPDF inspires its members and promotes commitment and motivation. When the vision and goal are understood, members feel responsible for accomplishing their duties, and they develop a sense of ownership. Associations now have to compete against aggressive, non-traditional content creators: creative marketers of brands who have reinvented themselves as Modern trade.
■ To foster fellowship amongst all Distributors strong representation to various policies from Government (Central or State Government Departments)
■ Facilitating a joint representation and trying for resolution of issues arising between Companies & Distributors
■ Committed to identify & impart new directions in business & bring improvement for the current methods of business
■ Number of initiative/ programs are being planned to meet the above-outlined objectives