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Third Quarter 2015


C O V E R   S T O R Y

MHEDA Remembers Howard Bernstein
Industry mourns a material handling legend

Happy Anniversary!
MHEDA congratulates companies celebrating a milestone anniversary in 2015

Best of the Best
MHEDA suppliers recognize dealers of distinction

Celebrating Material Handling Rock Stars
MHEDA Members nominate their peers as industry rock stars
By Steve Guglielmo

How to Talk to Someone Significantly Younger or Less Experienced Than You
By Jeff Havens

Integrating Your Online Presence into a Mobile Market
By Alex Holden

The Other Competitive Advantage
By Brant Menswar

MHEDA Member Profile

Taking the Long View
Bode Equipment Company’s history of long-term strategic planning
By Steve Guglielmo

@ Work
Adam Wray, Nashville Wire Products

Human Resources

Hack-Proof Your Company’s Social Media
By Ryan Holmes

Ten Reasons Why You Can’t Fill Jobs
By Roberta Matuson

Succession Planning
By Jim Wilson


President’s Perspective

From The Desk Of Liz Richards

Ask Your Board

Editor’s Note

Money Matters

Turning Sales into Profit
By Al Bates

Industry Trends

An Interactive Experience
By Steve Guglielmo

The Trend Toward Automation
By Steve Guglielmo

Automation and Labor: Can’t They Get Along?
By Scott Stone


The online Member Profiles of the following companies will give you more insight into some of MHEDA’s 2014 Board members: AHS, Bode Equipment Company, Conveyor Solutions, Hy-Tek Material Handling, Morrison Industrial Equipment, PeakLogix and Reikes Equipment Company.

How did you do? Read the 2013 Industry Forecast to review the past year.

The MHEDA Journal is published quarterly: Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Subscription rate is $40 annually. Not-for-profit and charitable organization rate is $40 annually. MHEDA members receive this magazine as part of their dues. The MHEDA Journal is published by the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association, 201 U.S. Highway 45, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061-2398.

Executive Editor – Liz Richards Managing Editor – Steve Guglielmo Editors – Susan Freibrun •  Rebecca Hein • Joanne Piacenza • Cindy Thoren

Editorial correspondence should be sent to Liz Richards, Executive Director, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association, 201 U.S. Highway 45, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061-2398; telephone 847-680-3500; fax 847-362-6989. Advertising correspondence and materials should be sent to Drew Jasinski, Naylor, LLC, 5950 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, Florida 32607; telephone 352-333-3434; fax 352-331-3525; email djasinski@naylor.com.