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3Q 2014 Milestones

Morse Honored With Business of the Year Award CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity named Morse Manufacturing as “Business of the Year.” The award is earned based on quality of products, services, innovation, customer satisfaction and community involvement. CenterState produced a video about Morse featuring Morse president Nate Andrews which can be viewed at www.MorseDrum.com MHEDA Member Takes Mission Trip to ...

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Omni-Channel Retailing

The trend toward regional distribution and same-day delivery By Dave Lodwig, Systems Manager, W&H Systems In the past, retailers built two types of distribution centers, one (or two) on the East and West coasts of the US to handle store fulfillment, and another to handle strictly e-commerce. These distribution centers were built to handle their own specific type of fulfillment ...

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Calling All Emerging Leaders and Future MHEDA-NET Members

By Josh Smith, Director of Sales & Operations, AK Material Handling Systems What does it take to become an emerging leader and why do we need them? If you fast-forward 5 to 10 years, today’s emerging leaders will be running the industry and it’s critical that every company embraces these individuals and helps them grow to be the new faces ...

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Personal/Professional Relationships

By Gary Moore When I entered industrial sales from an engineering background, I assumed if I just showed the customer the features, advantages and benefits of my product, they would get the point and buy from me with maybe just a little price negotiation. Even before Excel, I thought it was all about the spread sheet. When I heard veteran ...

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16 Tools to Build Your Service Labor Business

The sweet sixteen that will make you dramatically more profitable. By Walter J. McDonald, President, The McDonald Group, Inc.  Material handling dealers want and need to know how to improve service labor sales and profitability. To them, until now, nothing seemed to work very well. I have just completed four consulting projects for equipment dealers and a series of five ...

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An Untapped Resource

MHEDA members hire students they met at the MHEDA Convention By Steve Guglielmo One of the greatest challenges facing our industry is a supposed dearth of young professionals available and entering material handling. Some have called this a “skills gap” while others survey their “aging workforce” and wonder where the next generation of leadership is going to come from. MHEDA ...

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MHEDA Suppliers Recognize Dealers of Distinction

MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and suppliers as dealers of distinction. MHEDA distributors are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The affinity programs, education and networking opportunities, publications and more that the Association offers are valuable resources for material handling distributors. With MHEDA’s resources at their disposal, these already ...

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MHEDA At 60

MHEDA EVP Liz Richards and President Scott Hennie reflect on MHEDA’s watershed moments By Steve Guglielmo “I’ve heard members say if you’re in the material handling industry and you’re not a MHEDA member, you’re really missing a valuable opportunity,” says MHEDA Executive Vice President Liz Richards. MHEDA was founded 60 years ago, on October 10, 1954, when a small group ...

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Happy Anniversary!

MHEDA Congratulates the following companies, each of whom is celebrating a milestone anniversary in 2014. Distributor members are listed in red and Supplier/Associate and Manufacturer Representative members are listed in black. 145th Anniversary – Established in 1869 Penco Products, Inc.  (Greenville, NC)   110th Anniversary – Established in 1904 Federated Insurance (Owatonna,  MN)   95th Anniversary – Established in 1919 ...

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