Beveridge: Innovation needs an environment focused on collaboration
Adapting to the new business demands of a new generation of employees and customers requires a change in mindset, according to Dirk Beveridge, author of Innovate!: How Successful Distributors Lead Change in Disruptive Times. This ...Read More
Acquisition puts exclamation point on a few of the biggest deals in the previous two decades.
Sonepar’s acquisition of Industrial Distribution Group is, in many ways, an end mark on a 20-year timeline of industry trends, challenges and shifts, all rolled into one deal. Where shall we begin? The best place ...Read More
Companies that don’t educate their work force bound to get left behind.
A distributor that doesn’t provide training opportunities for its work force will get left behind in today’s competitive market. But training resources abound for wholesale distributors, including online, on-demand courses, giving companies of any size ...Read More
Modern Distribution Management's Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies
Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies. This index includes: Abrasives Products Cutting Tools Power Transmission Equipment Fasteners Valves, etc. Power Tools Material Handling Equipment Belting Hand Tools Misc. ...Read More
Sales and inventories data for wholesaler-distributors in September 2014.Read More
News briefs from November 11-25, 2014.
News briefs from November 11-25, 2014.Read More
This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management. Table of Contents: MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation Commentary: IDG's Journey to Sonepar The Critical Role of Continued Training in Distribution Monthly ...Read More