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The Next Economic Cycle

By Steve Guglielmo The Second Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal is being printed and shipped as we speak. This issue is our annual Convention issue and features articles from Convention speakers designed to help you unleash your “Superhero Leadership.” One of those articles comes from the president of the Institute for Trend Research (ITR), Alan Beaulieu, and discusses how ...

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MHEDA’s Convention, Distributors Excel

By Richard Donnelly, 2012 MHEDA President, EVP of Gregory Poole Equipment Co. I just returned from the MHEDA Convention and, based on attendee feedback, it was very successful. Nineteen speakers and 16 presentations supported the theme “Re Imagine Your Business,” including Walter Bond, who opened the convention with a presentation on accountability and how you can make your organization more ...

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Social Media and the C-Level: Objections Discussed

By Brian Bluff At MODEX, my brother Eddie and I had the opportunity to deliver a workshop titled, “Social Media Bootcamp.” During a break, I spoke with a number of the attendees. Despite their excitement about the power of social media and its potential impact on their businesses, some expressed concern about their ability to get started. The reality is ...

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Creating the Perfect Customer Service Experience

Distributors are at various stages of automating their service operations and using technology accelerators to enhance internal processes and automate communications to the customer and within their organizations. At the 2012 Annual Convention three MHEDA members, John Maybury, President of Maybury Material Handling, Jerry Weidmann, President of Wisconsin Lift Truck and Al Boston, CEO of AK Material Handling Systems, will ...

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Convention Helps You Position Your Company for the Future

By Richard Donnelly, 2012 MHEDA President, EVP of Gregory Poole Equipment Co. In my first article, I wrote about how the economy is predicted for slow growth for the next 3-5 years. The real GDP in 2012 is forecasted to be around 2.3 percent. Job losses have stopped, but companies are reluctant to hire and unemployment continues to be above ...

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MHEDA Members: Doing What You Do Best

By Liz Richards, MHEDA Executive Vice President Given the expertise in this industry, it’s hard to find better sales people than MHEDA members. Of course it’s your life-blood and one of the things you do best. We benefited from your sales skills during the MODEX Show held in Atlanta last February, and we have many of you to thank for ...

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