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March 2020

Specialty building products distributor GMS said Aug. 16 that Leigh Dobbs has been named chief human resources officer, effective Sept. 6.

As Small Business Hiring Booms, Distributors Sit on the Sidelines

Wholesale distribution, along with arts and entertainment, financial services and retail trade, slowed hiring efforts in January, according to a February report from the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index. Overall, the numbers for companies with 300 or fewer employees showed improvement over December statistics.

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How Import Volumes, Economic Drivers and Other Factors are Impacting the Shipping Crisis

7 Supply Chain Dangers for Distributors to Avoid

There are key responses distributors can take to address issues that arise from blindly following a competitors lead, giving all customers equal service, allowing technology to paralyze you, making the wrong software decision, missing changes in your customer base, taking on mediocre business and becoming complacent about competitor capabilities.

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AI is the First Technology to Create Exponential Value for Distributors

AI will not create another new sales channel for distributors, but will radically improve the performance of existing channels to exponentially increase profitability over time. While Data Network Effects have been great for companies in other spaces, they promise to be truly game-changing for distributors, says Proton.ais Benj Cohen.

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