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Identifying and Training Successors

“How do you go about identifying and qualifying successors within your company, not only for the owners but also for those in key management positions as well?” – Connie Costner, President Mathand Material Handling Systems, Woodstock, GA   Scott Hennie, President, Elite Supply Chain Solutions, Hudson, OH This is an on-going conversation at the MHEDA Board Meetings and is identified ...

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Emissions Maintenance

“We recently had an issue with some LPG trucks operating in a non- ventilated building and several customer employees became asphyxiated from carbon monoxide poisoning. They all survived but some were hospitalized and this has created a major discussion about emissions testing. We have the tools to do it, but very few customers have signed on to do it perhaps ...

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Fighting Complacency

“In what ways do established material handling businesses get complacent in times of economic growth which come back to haunt them during economic downturns? How should we best use this time of growth to set ourselves apart in the future?” – Susan Allen, CFO, Lift Power, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida Scott Hennie, President, Elite Supply Chain Solutions, Strongsville, OH I believe ...

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Organization and Management of Information

Many material handling dealers are enduring an ever-increasing number on inquiries regarding either: •Health and Safety Pre-Qualification forms with exceptional documentation and data. (For example OSHA 300 & 300A reporting, EMR rating, Drug Screening information and Background Check procedures, SIC/ NASIC Codes, Dunn’s # and Certificates of Insurance). •Written Sustainability Plans and Procedures (including details of how our respective dealerships ...

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