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MHEDA’s 2016 Board of Directors and Manufacturers Board of Advisors (MBOA)

This year’s MHEDA Convention theme is “Passion With Purpose.” The 2016 Convention will be held in National Harbor, Maryland, just a stone’s throw from our nation’s capital. With that in mind, we asked MHEDA’s Board of Directors and MBOA members what they are passionate about in material handling. We also asked them who is on their “material handling Mount Rushmore.” ...

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MHEDA Remembers Howard Bernstein

We celebrate the life and legacy of Howard Bernstein, who was a pioneer in material handling, a staunch supporter of MHEDA and a tireless advocate for the industry. Howard opened The Atlas Companies in 1951 and served as CEO until 2011, when he stepped down at the age of 88 to focus on his foundation. Serving 18 years on MHEDA’s ...

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MHEDA’s 2015 Board of Directors and Manufacturers Board of Advisors (MBOA)

This year’s MHEDA Convention theme is “Culture That Rocks” and throughout the four issues of the magazine this year we will be placing an emphasis on how you can get your business rocking and rolling. We asked MHEDA’s Board of Directors and MBOA members about what makes a material handling rock star, what rock star qualities their employees have and ...

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Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

“We have been seeing more purchase orders from customers lately that have ridiculous terms and conditions. A lot take the responsibility of an accident, etc., off of them and on to us vendors — even if we had nothing to do with it. These purchase orders are coming from large corporations. Some of the terms are not actually on the ...

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MHEDA’s 2014 Board of Directors and Manufacturers Board of Advisors (MBOA)

2014 is a banner year for MHEDA as the association is celebrating its 60th anniversary! In these pages, you can read about how the industry has changed and evolved in the past 60 years. We asked MHEDA’s Board of Directors and MBOA members to picture themselves in the material handling business 60 years ago. What would they have most liked ...

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The MBOA: The Voice of Supplier and Associate Members to the MHEDA Board

It’s a nice feeling to know that someone is out there supporting you and looking out for your best interest. The members of the MHEDA Manufacturers’ Board of Advisors (MBOA) is working to make sure that MHEDA’s Supplier and Associate members know that feeling well. The mission of the MBOA is to act as the voice of the Supplier and ...

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Conveying Value Proposition

Question: “At one time, distributors had control over product information, access and price. The Internet and other communication mediums have disrupted this structure such that end users now control much of that. In light of that environment, what tools and methods have you found successful in conveying and maintaining the value proposition that your company brings to the market-place and ...

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