MDM Executive Editor Mike Hockett shares what he's anticipating at the Industrial Supply Association's ISA22 Convention, which runs April 11-13 in Houston. It's ISA's first in-person convention since 2019.
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We look back at the blogs, articles and news items that attracted the most attention during the first quarter of 2022.
The rapidly-growing distributor suddenly has a strong foothold in OEM home products after acquiring Emcompass Supply Chain Solutions.
The outlook for 2022 remains bright, but government efforts to restrain inflation, global instability and continued supply chain challenges seem to shift the variables almost daily.
Get an introduction to MDM's new Executive Editor, Mike Hockett, a name some readers in the industry may already be familiar with.
MDM welcomes content leader with deep industry experience as it strengthens industry coverage in 2022.
The field salesforce is the heart and soul of distributor go-to-market strategies. For great reasons. It’s also the biggest hidden bite to profitability today. Here’s a primer on the challenges and 3 keys to successful sales transformation that every distributor can profit from.
MDM this year has hosted an array of guests from across the distribution industry, and many of them have reflected similar outlooks: Challenges may persist, but companies are eyeing realistic paths to growth.
Today’s podcast and summary in this edition of MDM Update is Elizabeth Galentine's last contribution for MDM. We’re sorry to see her go but excited for the next opportunity she is pursuing. Elizabeth has been MDM’s editor-in-chief for four years and has guided our content through very disruptive times. (She banned the team’s use of "unprecedented" to describe events of 2020.) That’s just one example of her thoughtful approach to cutting through noise and jargon — one of the hallmarks of our coverage of this industry since 1967. The team at MDM will miss her, and we wish her the best in her next venture!
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Speculation on Berkshire Hathaway acquiring a large industrial distributor.
AIV's acquisition of Zenith Supply one of only a handful of M&A transactions in February.
Second annual Sales GPS Conference set for June in Denver.