December 10, 2014 - Modern Distribution Management

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December 10, 2014

Deadline for Chemical Label Changes Looms

New rules regarding labeling and hazard communications for chemicals will go into effect over the next year, but many questions remain on what the rules mean for distributors. This article examines the new requirements and provides tips for ensuring compliance.

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  • Problems associated with new rules
  • The new standardized pictogram for labels
  • Tips to overcoming key challenges

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  • The Critical Role of Employee Training
  • Disasters Can and Will Happen
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Commentary: Emerging Trends for 2015

Outlook has a mixed message: Full speed ahead, but watch your back.

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  • The Critical Role of Employee Training
  • 7 Key Investments to Grow Online Revenue
  • Distribution 3.0 - The Next Cycle

Manufacturing’s Millennial Dilemma

Recruiting new talent into the manufacturing industry isnt a new challenge, but a new study from ThomasNet highlights that part of the challenge is internal: Companies arent recruiting millennials as actively as they think they are and they have misconceptions that prevent them from doing so. This article examines what that means for manufacturing.

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  • Problems associated with recruiting
  • How to get millennials interested in the industry
  • Where to find prospective employees

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  • Making Money With Smaller Customers
  • College Recruiting Best Practices
  • Robots and Drones in Distribution

MDM Interview: Creating a Sustainable Plastics Industry

Earlier this year, Curbell Plastics, Orchard Park, NY, named Gerry Helbig as its new president. Helbig recently spoke with MDM Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about how the plastics industry has changed, how sustainability and environmentalism is shifting demands and the challenges of managing talent and change in a changing industry.

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  • How Curbell Plastics is overcoming challenges
  • Recent changes in the plastics industry
  • Sustainable products and policies

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  • Commentary: Keeping Up with Customer Expectations
  • How Leaders Can Drive Company Culture
  • Training, Technology Take Front Seat in Employee Retention Strategies

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