May 2020 - Modern Distribution Management

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May 2020

Behind Gustave A. Larson’s Timely Pre-Pandemic Pivot

Over the last two years, Milwaukee-based HVACR distributor Gustave A. Larson Co. has transitioned from outside to inside sales, a move that became reality at the start of 2020. That sales model transformation has paid dividends during the coronavirus crisis, and now the company enters the post-pandemic well-positioned for the summer surge.

Eric Smith Rejoins MDM as Senior Analyst

MDM strengthens research and industry analysis capability with seasoned business writers return. Smith returns to MDM after a two-year stint in the outdoor equipment business media, where he reported on industry M&A, trend analysis, competitive landscape and corporate profiles. He previously was part of MDMs research and content team for nearly four years.

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Today's environment may be full of factors outside of our control, but distributors also have an opportunity to re-examine long entrenched practices and explore new, more efficient ways of doing business. In this issue of Premium you'll find data-focused features that provide a roadmap for how to examine your market position, determine your level of exposure to risk and find a methodical path forward that avoids key mistakes of the past. 

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