This article is a part of MDM's 2015 Distribution Trends Report. The article looks at how Plumbers Supply Co. is helping its contractor customers address a looming labor shortage by in-creasing productivity and making the industry more attractive to young workers.
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Trends outlined in the 2015 report include:
Good News, Bad News for U.S. Economy
Distributors Get Back to the Basics
‘Doubling Down’ on Distributor Relationships
Distributors Embrace, Expand Online Customer Base
Distributors Seeking ‘Lean’ Supply Chain
Distributors Adapt to More Sophisticated Supply Chain
Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
Distributors Change Tune on Generational Shift
Trend Snapshots for 13 Sectors
The report also includes the following case studies and interviews: