A HISTORY OF COMMITMENT TO DISTRIBUTIONSince its inception, Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. (CED) has focused on meeting its customers' electrical requirements - one customer at a time. Even though CED has one of the nation's largest electrical distribution networks, with over 700 locations coast-to-coast, CED still does business based on the needs of the individual. That's the way it was when CED began as The Electric Corporation of San Francisco in 1957, and that's the way it will always be. CED's policy of Service, Integrity, Reliability is the driving force in every community served.THE CED PROFIT CENTER NETWORK - COMMITTED TO GROWTHSince 1957, CED has been committed to the electrical distribution industry. Dedication to the customer, combined with a focus on long-term growth within the electrical distribution industry, gives CED the wherewithal for continued success and ensures its customers a continuity of service second to none in the industry.OUR MISSION IS TO BE THE LOW COST SUPPLIER OF ELECTRICAL MATERIAL IN EACH OF THE MARKETS WE SERVECED has maintained a leadership position in the electrical industry by consistently meeting its responsibilities and commitments to its customers, manufacturers and employees. CED's customers are assured that the products and services offered by CED represent the top manufacturers in the electrical industry, who stand behind the performance of their products and are dedicated to providing product innovations to meet the changing requirements of the industry - delivered by a company whose objective is to establish and maintain a relationship built on trust.In the same manner, CED is committed to providing an environment for its employees that fosters stability and growth opportunities. In this environment, the employees are empowered to excel in meeting both their internal and external customer's expectations.A COMMITMENT TO QUALITYCED's commitment to quality is embedded in a basic premise that its customers are the reason for its existence. They expect and shall receive error-free performance. Achievement of this commitment is endorsed throughout the organization and is best exemplified in the principles of teamwork and doing the right things right the first time. CED's commitment to quality is also reflected in the manufacturers CED represents in each market area, all of whom endorse and support processes of continuous quality improvement.