Alpha Partners

Alpha Distribution Solutions enjoys strong, open relationships with its technical partners. Many of these relationships began over three decades ago through the parent Alpha Mills Corporation. The philosophy of searching out and applying the ‘best practices’ and ‘best of breed’ for our hardware, software and applications employed by ADS has resulted in partnering with these companies.


ABS provides Alpha Distribution Solutions with its core ERP and WMS application. They have supported our growth by extending the system functionality to support our needs and those of our customers.

It has been our pleasure to partner with ADS to assist them in meeting their goals of having a fast and efficient distribution center. We have been impressed with their entire staff’s commitment to excellence and wish them continued success. We look forward to an exciting future with ADS as an extension of their technical team.

Jean Kopan, President


Computer Management and Marketing Associates is our primary link to IBM, providing Alpha Distribution Solutions with needed hardware and software to support our continued growth. CMA also provides ADS with strong consulting services and technical support.

Computer Management & Marketing Associates, Inc. is proud to be a strategic partner with Alpha Distribution Solutions providing Information Technology solutions and services that allow ADS to meet its long term strategic growth plans. Our goal at CMA is to help our partners maximize their investment in Information Technology solutions. We have been assisting ADS in doing exactly that since 1995. ADS’s continued effort toward efficiency and process is evident in their current state-of-the-art distribution centers.

Tony Conroy, VIce President


EXTOL has been our provider of EDI services for nearly as along as EDI has been in the industry.In addition to EDI, we use the EXTOL products for our VAN, AS2, B2B integration, and global data synchronization (GDSN).

ADS has been a valued EXTOL customer for many years, and our business partnership has spanned multiple business and technology cycles. Throughout our relationship, EXTOL and ADS have worked together to manage change and to harness integration technology in service to the business, by integrating partner connections, improving process efficiency, and reducing costs.

Tony Baran, President & CEO


GS1 US is a proactive partner enabling standards-based solutions for current issues and
preparing for future challenges. We’re focused on bringing more value to our member
companies and associated industries. That’s why the scope of our mission goes beyond
the traditional supply chain/demand chain, encompassing the wider value chain that
touches all aspects of a company’s commercial existence ADS has been a member in
partnership with GS1 for several years. We have worked with Wal Mart and AAFES in
developing global data synchronization. Through GS1 partners 1Sync and EPCglobal,
we have implemented RFID at the carton level.


Alpha Distribution Solutions and its affiliate companies have been an IBM shop since we first used computers. The power and capacity of the IBM mid-range computers has paralleled the growth and requirements of Alpha Distribution Solutions.