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February 10 2016

2016 Distribution Remodel

Volume:

46

Issue:

3

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The distribution industry is due for a remodel. What has worked for decades still works, but it is far less effective now for businesses that want to grow. MDMs team has identified key areas that distributors need to focus on in 2016 to build the adaptive model that changing market conditions require.

This article includes:

  • Bridging the cycle gap
  • Investing on the Down Side
  • Finding Balance & Focus

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  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Declining Demand Drives Down 4Q
  • Top Trends for 2016
  • Chasing Profitability

Distributors cant rely on what works today to get them through tomorrow. Being proactive is key to future success.

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  • The 2016 Strategy Playbook
  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Declining Demand Drives Down 4Q
  • MDM Interview: Beyond Change Management

Distributors that invest wisely in talent, technology or other areas of their business will gain a competitive advantage and market share when economic conditions improve. This article explains why strategic investment is critical and provides tips on where and how to devote resources.

This article includes:

  • Reasons to remodel
  • Areas to invest
  • Pitfalls to avoid

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  • Rebranding Road Map
  • 2015 State of Distribution Inside Sales: Strive to be Proactive
  • Industry 4.0: Technology-Driven Change

For business leaders to get better, they must disrupt their own businesses, engage more deeply with employees and continually innovate. This article shows how they can achieve these steps and others on the path to transforming their leadership skills.

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  • Chasing Profitability
  • MDM Interview: Beyond Change Management
  • The 2016 Strategy Playbook
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The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of HVACR supplies by end user in the U.S., plus the top end users by 6-digit NAICS.

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  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Fourth Quarter 2015
  • Market Analysis: Janitorial Supplies Consumption in the United States
  • Top Trends for 2016
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This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: How to Build a Better Business
  • Commentary: Why the New Normal is the Not Normal
  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Invest or Die
  • 6 Steps to Become a Better Business Leader
  • Market Analysis: HVACR Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

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The distribution industry is due for a remodel. What has worked for decades still works, but it is far less effective now for businesses that want to grow. MDMs team has identified key areas that distributors need to focus on in 2016 to build the adaptive model that changing market conditions require.

This article includes:

  • Bridging the cycle gap
  • Investing on the Down Side
  • Finding Balance & Focus

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: Declining Demand Drives Down 4Q
  • Top Trends for 2016
  • Chasing Profitability

Distributors cant rely on what works today to get them through tomorrow. Being proactive is key to future success.

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:

  • The 2016 Strategy Playbook
  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Declining Demand Drives Down 4Q
  • MDM Interview: Beyond Change Management

Distributors that invest wisely in talent, technology or other areas of their business will gain a competitive advantage and market share when economic conditions improve. This article explains why strategic investment is critical and provides tips on where and how to devote resources.

This article includes:

  • Reasons to remodel
  • Areas to invest
  • Pitfalls to avoid

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:

  • Rebranding Road Map
  • 2015 State of Distribution Inside Sales: Strive to be Proactive
  • Industry 4.0: Technology-Driven Change

For business leaders to get better, they must disrupt their own businesses, engage more deeply with employees and continually innovate. This article shows how they can achieve these steps and others on the path to transforming their leadership skills.

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:

  • Chasing Profitability
  • MDM Interview: Beyond Change Management
  • The 2016 Strategy Playbook
MA_HVACR

The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of HVACR supplies 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: Fourth Quarter 2015
  • Market Analysis: Janitorial Supplies Consumption in the United States
  • Top Trends for 2016
4603Cover

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

Table of Contents:

  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: How to Build a Better Business
  • Commentary: Why the New Normal is the Not Normal
  • 2016 Distribution Remodel: Invest or Die
  • 6 Steps to Become a Better Business Leader
  • Market Analysis: HVACR Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

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