Katrina and other hurricanes dealt many distributors along the Gulf Coast a tough blow in 2005 that will take years
of rebuilding effort. Distributors in the region continue to fight declining revenues, a leaking pool of customers, and a
shortage of employees. Take it from someone who lived in New Orleans just nine months ago: A disaster can hit you or your
business; it's best to be prepared. As distributors shared with MDM, it's more than managing with less of everything. Dealing
with the details now can make a big difference in recovery later.
Lingering Effects New
Orleans and other areas devastated by the 2005 hurricane season are struggling to get back on their feet. Businesses still
face big obstacles, including skyrocketing insurance ...