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At Work: Systems Design Specialist

Systems Design Specialist Name: Jerry Fredrickson Company: AK Material Handling Systems Location: Maple Grove, MN Years On Job: 15 I began working in the material handling industry 28 years ago. In 1983, I began installing material handling products with a high school friend, eventually working my way into a business manager position where I was in charge of bidding installs, ...

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The Sole Source

Wisconsin Lift Truck provides solutions of excellence in its quest to be its customers' sole source of material handling needs.

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Recruitment and Retention

Recruitment and Retention “What are the most significant changes a company can implement to recruit and retain talent in the material handling industry within a reasonable budget? How much would you allocate to the recruitment process if you chose to outsource?”- Allan Haynsworth, President Atlantic Lift Systems, Norfolk, VA. Jerry Weidmann President Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. Brookfield, WI Retention The ...

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What’s in a Name or….What’s in an Acronym?

By Liz Richards, Executive Vice President, MHEDA I remember once telling someone I worked for MHEDA (maa-hee-da), and he said to me, “I know that company. They are a Japanese manufacturer of copy machines right?” Well no, not quite. But frankly, with so many acronyms floating around today, Webster’s might consider a dictionary dedicated just to the MHEDAs of the ...

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A Reason to be Optimistic

By Jerry Weidmann, 2013 MHEDA President In 2012 the economy grew, albeit at a slow rate. Our industry experienced reasonable growth and MHEDA welcomed 71 new members to the association. We enter 2013 with a slow growing economy looking over the precipice of the fiscal cliff while facing the headwinds of political partisanship and mounting deficits. You will see in ...

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