Need Solar Distributors? Consider These 3 Major Points
The solar industry has been a fast-paced industry in the country. With the booming demand from different sectors such as household and commercial establishments, solar distributors are getting ready for a lot of potential in the country. Unending discovery of numerous solar technologies has also been pushing the industry to flourish even more as it delivers the needs of the market. Federal and state governments also play a vital role in the increasing growth of the renewable sector by continuously providing solar programs and schemes that encourage Australian families to join the solar revolution. This does not only help families who can afford to buy a solar PV system but also those who can not pay the whole cost of a solar PV system upfront.
If you are in a solar business particularly in retail, you should know by now that operating in this business is not a piece of cake. One of the biggest factors that will keep your business running and will set your business apart from the competition is having a reliable partner in solar. Searching for a solar distributor is easy but keeping a harmonious and sustainable business relationship is a different story. Here are the major points that can help you spot a good solar distributor in the market.
1. A Good Solar Distributor has a Wide Range of Premium and Trusted Solar Products
It is not enough that a solar distributor supplies you the solar products that you can sell to the public. You should be smart enough to know that the products you are reselling are CEC approved. Products should have passed certain product testing and quality check. You don’t want to be in the position to receive complaints from your customers regarding faulty stocks and underperforming products someday. Always check the solar distributor’s product portfolio and learn the brands that they are offering. This will give you a hint if a solar distributor is good if they have Top Tier 1 brands that are well-known worldwide such as Jinko Solar and Astronergy. These brands don’t easily partner with solar distributors and consider important criteria before closing a deal in distribution.
2. A Good Solar Distributor Offers more than Distribution
If you think solar distributors are only limited by its logistic services, you are wrong. A good solar distributor offers a lot more than its distribution capacity. For example, your distribution partner should have a dedicated team for warranty issues. This team can positively help you in the future for warranty concerns. This will give you a helping hand just in case customer concerns will arise.
Another service that your solar distributor can offer are marketing services. This may include product datasheets, flyers or posters designs that you can print out to promote your business even better. It is an advantage that your distributor assists you with these important areas that will add more value to your business.
3. A Good Solar Distributor has established its Name over the Years
Giving your trust to a small player or start-up distribution business may lead you to an unfavourable outcome. It is better to partner with solar distributors that have been in the business for many years. Solar distributors should keep a great track of records of satisfied customers and partnerships. The professional years of experience of a distributor will more likely to result in better sales service and customer care. The years in the industry also speaks for the business capacity to adapt in any disrupting scenarios in the market such as product shortage, inventory issues or limited government solar programs.
Solar industry is a challenging but interesting field to venture. If your current solar supplier or distributor does not tick all major items above, maybe it’s time for you to move on and find a reliable distribution partner. We can help you! Give us a call at 1300 887 557 or message at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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