The 2020 Mid-Year Economic Update_long

September 10 2015

Preparing the Next Generation

Volume:

45

Issue:

17

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A strategic relationship between a distributor and a college can yield innumerable benefits, and nowhere is that more evident than with an internship program. This article examines how internships help students gain real-world experience, help distributors build recognition and help the industry close the growing talent gap. Part 1 focused on the importance of partnerships between distributors and universities.

This article includes:

  • An industrial distribution student's perspective
  • The importance of internships for all parties
  • Examples of distributors' relationships with colleges

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  • College Connection: Virtuous Cycle
  • Manufacturing’s Millennial Dilemma
  • Succession Planning: Positioning for the Future

Measuring return on investment in e-commerce can be a challenge for distributor. This article offers ways to measure the ROI and key expense components that distributors should include in the evaluation.

This article includes:

  • How to measure e-commerce investment ROI
  • The different types of ROI
  • Examples of the impact e-commerce can have for different companies

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  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
  • The Counterfeit Challenge
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The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of abrasives products by end user in the U.S., plus the top end users by 6-digit NAICS.

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  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Headwinds Intensify
  • Market Analysis: Abrasives Consumption in North America
  • Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.
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A strategic relationship between a distributor and a college can yield innumerable benefits, and nowhere is that more evident than with an internship program. This article examines how internships help students gain real-world experience, help distributors build recognition and help the industry close the growing talent gap. Part 1 focused on the importance of partnerships between distributors and universities.

This article includes:

  • An industrial distribution student's perspective
  • The importance of internships for all parties
  • Examples of distributors' relationships with colleges

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • College Connection: Virtuous Cycle
  • Manufacturing’s Millennial Dilemma
  • Succession Planning: Positioning for the Future

Measuring return on investment in e-commerce can be a challenge for distributor. This article offers ways to measure the ROI and key expense components that distributors should include in the evaluation.

This article includes:

  • How to measure e-commerce investment ROI
  • The different types of ROI
  • Examples of the impact e-commerce can have for different companies

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
  • The Counterfeit Challenge
MA_bearings

The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of abrasives products by end user in the U.S., plus the top end users by 6-digit NAICS.

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Headwinds Intensify
  • Market Analysis: Abrasives Consumption in North America
  • Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.