Day: March 10, 2016

2016 Distribution Remodel: Deepen Talent Development

As the labor pool tightens, developing and retaining existing employees becomes more attractive and critical for business success. This article examines how distributors are thinking differently about development and provides tips to overcome barriers and create an action plan that strengthens operational and financial results.

This article includes:

  • How to think differently about development
  • Overcoming development barriers
  • Developing an action plan

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  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Invest or Die
  • Succession Planning: Positioning for the Future
  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Refocus on the Core

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Table of Contents:

  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Deepen Talent Development
  • Commentary: Turn Data into Dollars
  • Better Supply Chain=Improved Profitability
  • Market Analysis: PVF Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

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Market Analysis: PVF Consumption in the United States

The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of PVF supplies by end user in the U.S., plus the top end users by 6-digit NAICS.

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  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Fourth Quarter 2015
  • Market Analysis: HVACR Consumption in the United States
  • Top Trends for 2016

Better Supply Chain=Improved Profitability

Building a better supply chain is critical for a successful 2016 Distribution Remodel. This article shows why distributors who havent focused on improving supply chain functions should begin investing resources now in hopes of remaining competitive and avoiding obsolescence.

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  • The threat of Amazonification
  • Benefits of a better supply chain
  • Processes & technology to invest in

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  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Invest or Die
  • Predictable Supply Chain Disruptions Abound
  • Distributors Seeking 'Lean' Supply Chain