Vibram, a leader in high-performance soles and the creator of the Vibram FiveFingers articulated toe shoe, named Rock Gear Distribution (RGD) as its distributor for Vibram FiveFingers and Finished Goods in Canada.
“We’re thrilled to take our partnership with Rock Gear Distribution to the next level,” stated Chris Melton, Vibram’s sales director of the Americas. “RGD provides us with quicker distribution in Canada and will help control rising tariffs on our product crossing the border.”
Rock Gear Distribution is a distribution company based in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. RGD has an in-house logistics, customer service, marketing and sales management team as well as independent sales representatives that provide coverage across Canada. Additionally, RGD offers terms in Canadian dollars and quick delivery times with its Canadian warehouse.
“Customer satisfaction is of paramount importance to RGD and Vibram,” stated Ian Lowe-Wylde, president of Rock Gear Distribution. “Our goal is to make doing business with Vibram easier in Canada and to provide our retail partners with styles and assortments that serve them best. We are excited to grow our partnership with such an iconic brand as Vibram and look forward to growing the Canadian business with our retail partners.”
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