Posts By Jim Hlavacek

NSI names three new manufacturing reps
With increasing threats by digital giants and other channel disruptors, value-creating distributor-manufacturer partnerships are more important than ever. This article is the third of a three-part series on the benefits, critical value and keys to success of distributor advisory councils (DACs), based on interviews with 300 distributor principals.
Analyzing Stockouts to Improve Customer Service
With increasing threats by digital giants and other channel disruptors, value-creating distributor-manufacturer partnerships are more important than ever. This is the second of a three-part series on the benefits, critical value and keys to success of distributor advisory councils (DACs), based on interviews with 300 distributor principals. 
NetPlus names new marketing manager
With increasing threats by digital giants and other channel disruptors, value-creating distributor-manufacturer partnerships are more important than ever. This article is the first of a three-part series on the benefits, critical value and keys to success of distributor advisory councils (DACs), based on interviews with 300 distributor principals.