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December 10 2015

Integrated Supply & Leadership Insights

Volume:

45

Issue:

23

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Integrated

For more than a quarter of a century, MDM has covered the complex and changing landscape of integrated supply in distribution. This article, an update to the 2010 report, shows distributors the value of offering integrated supply while outlining the challenges they must overcome.

This article includes:

  • Key elements of integration
  • The maturing model of integrated supply
  • How technology is improving integration

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  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • AD Tackles E-Commerce Monster
  • 2015 State of Distributor Marketing: Effective Strategy Solves Challenges
Leading-QandA

In an era of fundamental change, what a leader looks like needs to change as well. In their recent book Leading in a Changing World, coauthors Graeme Codrington and Keith Coats share insights on how leaders can adapt. Codrington recently spoke with MDM Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about the drivers behind the fundamental changes and what leaders need to do to keep up.

This article includes:

  • The difference between transformation and change
  • Most common mistakes in change implementation
  • First step that a leader should take for change

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  • Overcoming the Barriers to Analytics
  • Rebranding Road Map
  • MDM Interview: The Reinvention of Staples

A digital strategy is necessary for companies that want to build lasting relationships with customers and stay ahead of the competition. This article explains how a robust digital presence can leverage a competitive advantage by identifying opportunities that increase efficiencies and customer satisfaction.

This article is a summary of the MDM Webcast: Build a Customer-Focused Digital Strategy.

This article includes:

  • Risks of not implementing a digital strategy
  • How digital should be used to benefit customers
  • Benefits of a strategic digital approach

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  • E-Commerce on Path to Maturity
  • AD Tackles E-Commerce Monster
  • 2015 State of Distributor Marketing: Effective Strategy Solves Challenges

Distributors and manufacturers create initiatives and sign pledge to combat climate change.

This article includes:

  • How executives feel about developing a sustainable supply chain
  • Key motivators for companies to create sustainability initiatives
  • Concerns associated with sustainability

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  • MDM Interview: Creating a Sustainable Plastics Industry
  • Offshoring Debate Continues in Wake of Productivity Study
  • Deadline for Chemical Label Changes Looms
MA_Adhesives_Sealants_MRO

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

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  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Third Quarter 2015
  • Market Analysis: Safety Products Consumption in the United States
  • Third Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
4523Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • Integrated Supplys Next Phase
  • Commentary: While the Industry Changes, Fundamentals Dont
  • Beyond Change Management
  • 3 Keys to a Successful Digital Strategy
  • Supply Chain Sustainability Efforts Grow
  • Market Analysis: Adhesives & Sealants MRO Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

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Integrated

For more than a quarter of a century, MDM has covered the complex and changing landscape of integrated supply in distribution. This article, an update to the 2010 report, shows distributors the value of offering integrated supply while outlining the challenges they must overcome.

This article includes:

  • Key elements of integration
  • The maturing model of integrated supply
  • How technology is improving integration

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 Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • AD Tackles E-Commerce Monster
  • 2015 State of Distributor Marketing: Effective Strategy Solves Challenges
Leading-QandA

In an era of fundamental change, what a leader looks like needs to change as well. In their recent book Leading in a Changing World, coauthors Graeme Codrington and Keith Coats share insights on how leaders can adapt. Codrington recently spoke with MDM Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about the drivers behind the fundamental changes and what leaders need to do to keep up.

This article includes:

  • The difference between transformation and change
  • Most common mistakes in change implementation
  • First step that a leader should take for change

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:

  • Overcoming the Barriers to Analytics
  • Rebranding Road Map
  • MDM Interview: The Reinvention of Staples

A digital strategy is necessary for companies that want to build lasting relationships with customers and stay ahead of the competition. This article explains how a robust digital presence can leverage a competitive advantage by identifying opportunities that increase efficiencies and customer satisfaction.

This article is a summary of the MDM Webcast: Build a Customer-Focused Digital Strategy.

This article includes:

  • Risks of not implementing a digital strategy
  • How digital should be used to benefit customers
  • Benefits of a strategic digital approach

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:

  • E-Commerce on Path to Maturity
  • AD Tackles E-Commerce Monster
  • 2015 State of Distributor Marketing: Effective Strategy Solves Challenges

Distributors and manufacturers create initiatives and sign pledge to combat climate change.

This article includes:

  • How executives feel about developing a sustainable supply chain
  • Key motivators for companies to create sustainability initiatives
  • Concerns associated with sustainability

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 Interview: Creating a Sustainable Plastics Industry
  • Offshoring Debate Continues in Wake of Productivity Study
  • Deadline for Chemical Label Changes Looms
MA_Adhesives_Sealants_MRO

The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of adhesives & sealants MRO 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 Pricing Trends Report: Third Quarter 2015
  • Market Analysis: Safety Products Consumption in the United States
  • Third Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
4523Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • Integrated Supplys Next Phase
  • Commentary: While the Industry Changes, Fundamentals Dont
  • Beyond Change Management
  • 3 Keys to a Successful Digital Strategy
  • Supply Chain Sustainability Efforts Grow
  • Market Analysis: Adhesives & Sealants MRO Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

Are you a subscriber? Simply log-in to view this issue.