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November 25, 2014 - IDG's Journey to Sonepar & Creating a Culture of Innovation

Volume: 44
Edition: 22
To download this issue in PDF, scroll to the bottom of the Table of Contents, and click on Download This Issue in PDF.

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MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation

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 ...
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Commentary: IDG’s Journey to Sonepar

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 ...
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The Critical Role of Employee Training

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 ...
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MDM Industrial Inflation Index: October 2014

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. ...
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Monthly Wholesale Trade Data: September 2014

Sales and inventories data for wholesaler-distributors in September 2014.
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MDM News Digest 4422

News briefs from November 11-25, 2014.
News briefs from November 11-25, 2014.
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Download this Issue in PDF: November 25, 2014

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 ...
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