About Global Electronics Distributor Association (GEDA)

GEDA was founded to establish voluntary global practices and standards that will reduce inefficiencies in the electronic distribution industry. Aligned with current global industry needs and opportunities, GEDA will focus on promoting anti-counterfeit measures, identify global supply chain best practices and develop voluntary operating standards that will assist the electronics industry engage in global commerce. All the industry practices and standards GEDA develops will be available to all industry participants free of charge. To learn more about GEDA please contact

Founding Members

Essential Critical Infrastructure Supplier to Medical Device Manufactures and Department of Defense

GEDA member companies have been identified as part of the Essential Critical Infrastructure workforce as defined by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). These member companies each have essential workers required to maintain the services and functions Americans depend on and need to be able to operate resiliently during the COVID-19 pandemic response. GEDA member companies are classified as NAICS code 4236 - Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers: Code 4236 is listed as Critical Industry by some municipalities, indicating that employees in that industry qualify for a Critical Sector worker exemption.

GEDA launches initiative to address Industry inefficiencies in Tariff Management

Since the implementation of Tariff's in 2018, the global electronics industry has endured significant operating inefficiencies in the administration of Tariffs. GEDA has identified several processes, that are unique to the global electronics industrial distribution industry, which have not been standardized. GEDA will be reaching out to the Manufacturing community to establish standards for processing and reporting which will enhance the operating efficiencies, therefore benefiting consumers. All standards and reporting developed will be available to all industry participants at no charge.

  • Global Distributor Group Tackles Tariff Inefficiencies
  • Founding Member News

    Arrow Electronics Inc.
    Avnet Inc.
    RS Group plc
    Future Electronics
    TTI, Inc.

    The Global Electronics Distributors Association Comes On Board The EDS Leadership Summit

    One of the electronics components industry's top events gains a third member association sponsor

    The Electronic Distributors Summit (EDS) announced that the newly formed Global Electronic Distributors Association (GEDA) will become the third sponsoring association of EDS, joining the Electronics Representative Association International (ERA) and the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA). EDS is the organization that produces the annual EDS Leadership Summit. GEDA's addition will expand the Summit's global reach as the premier industry event. "GEDA will have two representatives on the EDS Board, a fact that pleases GEDA board member Mike Morton, COO of TTI, an electronics components distributor. "I am very pleased with the support given to the EDS Board of Directors by both the ECIA and ERA associations. With the inclusion of GEDA, I think this a step forward in the collaboration of the three industry associations."