Jim Ambrose's
Wholesale Excellence
Your One-Stop Resource for Business Skills & Leadership Training for the Wholesale Industry

Is your business engaged in continuous profitable share gain activities? Are your branch managers' leadership skills engaging employees to make your business excellent? Are all of your branches producing outstanding results? With Jim Ambrose’s Wholesale Excellence programs you receive a personalized approach for improving profits and a roadmap for continuous success!

Jim Ambrose is a wholesale business coach and author of the bestselling books Cracking Accounts and 5 Fundamentals for the Wholesale Distribution Branch Manager. Jim brings over 40 years of experience in distribution sales and management to his Wholesale Excellence programs.

Skill-Building Workshops

With one- to three-day workshops and customizable add-on components, you get the best program for your business.

Business Skills and Leadership Training for the Branch Manager
This workshop series focuses on the business and personal leadership skills that are integral to making your business successful.

Selling Skills for the Outside Salesperson
Learn effective techniques for your specific selling needs. Attendees receive a copy of Cracking Accounts. Branch manager workshops also available.

Consulting & Manager Development Services

Business Turn-AroundFix Those Poorly Performing Branches
In-depth analysis at the branch to develop a complete business improvement plan. Covers manager’s business and leadership skills, employee performance, account management, selling skills, back office/administration, and logistics.

Branch Manager TrainingFor New and Seasoned Managers
Customized to meet client needs and range from one to three days. Workshops are interactive, fast paced, and provide tools to enhance business skills and leadership techniques for motivating and engaging employees.

Selling Skills & Sales ManagementTools for Profitable Share Gains
Powerful Workshop based on the best selling book Cracking Accounts. A full day of tools to improve selling skills and sales management.

Powerful! Well presented and thought out!
Jim Whitworth
Berry Companies
The best Workshop related to our industry.
Glen Gulerich
Refrigerative Supply
Very informative! Helps me be more organized.
Bill P.

News & Events

JIm Ambrose's complete Workshop series is now on-line. at jimambroseworkhops.school

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Now you can access all of the Workshop tools and techniques at jimambroseworkshops.school.   The material is presented in a series of modules that provide the classic Workshop material as well as new concepts and leadership thinking, all conveniently available to view anywhere and anytime.  

For special multiple licenses please contact Jim directly.


Jim is speaking at the NBMDA Annual Convention

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Jim will be conducting a Workshop preceding the NAFCD and NBMDA Annual Convention.  If you are a member of either of these organizations, please note that Jim will be speaking on Nov. 12 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.  Please check the web site for more information.

Cracking Accounts 10th anniversary edition

Friday, August 9, 2019

The10th anniversary edition of Cracking Accounts will begin shipping in the fall of 2019!