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Two VPs from fasteners distributor and manufacturer Optimas Solutions discuss personally-vetted supply chain management strategies for OEMs.
Mike Hockett shares observations from ISA's annual spring convention, covering event takeaways on the economy, technology, sales transformation, culture, regulations and more.
As distribution leaders constantly seek educational resources on business transformation, technology optimization and talent management, MDM’s SHIFT conference has answered the call. The annual executive summit invites distributor decision-makers to attend and absorb three days of thought leadership across numerous topics that our audience has indicated are top-of-mind for those driving the industry forward. Here, we’ve compressed four of the sessions from our 2023 SHIFT event into an MDM Playbook, extracting key takeaways from the content they offered. They include transformation case studies on industrial supplies outperformers Motion and Global Industrial Company; insights from Gartner on using technology as a burden-lifter on sales staff; and lessons from a panel discussion about workplace culture components that foster an environment where talent want to work and stay. Read on to view those pieces from our marquee in-person event, and mark your calendars for MDM’s 2024 SHIFT conference, to be held Sept. 11-13 in downtown Denver.
Wajax Corp. has significantly expanded its Industrial Parts unit during the Iggy Domagalski's first two years as CEO, and he stopped by to discuss key drivers for that business. We also touch on Wajax's ongoing ERP rollout and technology initiatives,...
Distribution hasn't seen a deal the magnitude of Home Depot's pending $18.25 billion acquisition of SRS Distribution in quite some time — maybe ever. Mike Hockett and Craig Webb break down the key details of the combination, why it makes sense for...

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