Vibram Names Rock Gear Distribution as Official Canadian Distributor
June 22, 2017
Rock Gear Distribution To Manage Sales of Vibram FiveFingers® and Finished Goods
CONCORD, Mass. (June 22, 2017) – Vibram®, the worldwide leader in high-performance soles and the creator of the Vibram FiveFingers® articulated toe shoe, is pleased to announce 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,” states 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 well-established distribution company based in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. RGD has a comprehensive in-house logistics, customer service, marketing and sales management team as well as experienced independent sales representatives that offer 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,” states 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.”
Vibram is recognized worldwide as the leader in high performance soles for outdoor, recreational, work and fashion footwear and is relied on by the world’s greatest climbers and athletes. Vibram soles have gone on to conquer Mt. Everest, K2 and a host of the world’s tallest peaks. Today, the company works with premium brands including Merrrell, Danner, La Sportiva, Lowa, Red Wing, Sperry, Scarpa, The North Face, and many more. Vibram’s Five Finger shoe line is on the cutting-edge of the minimalist footwear trend. Please visit us at www.vibram.com or follow us and our innovative products and services on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest.