MHEDA CONNECTION http://www.mhedaconnection.org/ Newsletter RSS Feed. en-us Copyright 2016 9/28/2016 6:49:36 PM 20 Conveyor Orders Fall http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399920&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its July 2016 Booked Orders decreased 13.2% when compared to July 2015 orders. July 2016 booked orders when compared to June 2016 booked orders were down 19.4%.</p> 9/13/2016 10:22:35 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399920&amp;issueID=44598 2017 MVP & MVS Award Programs Applications Due in December http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399909&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA's MVP and MVS Award provides you with a tangible method of demonstrating your company's commitment to business excellence. The on-line applications for both the MVP Award and the MVS Award is available on the MHEDA website. Applications are due in December.</p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399909&amp;issueID=44598 Clint King Promoting Supply Chain Education Awareness Through NASCAR Debut http://www.speedwaydigest.com/index.php/news/xfinity-series-news/33761-clint-king-promoting-supply-chain-education-awareness-through-nascar-debut <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />MHI 2016 "Face of the Supply Chain" top-three finalist Clint King takes his marketing platform and trademark mission "Speed-Precision-Supply Chain" to the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) where he'll make his national series debut in the Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway. Through the backing of J&L Wire, King will drive the No. 15 B.J. McLeod Motorsports Ford Mustang in the 25th race of the season. With the backing, King will have the opportunity to use NASCAR as a recruiting avenue for the Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. </p> 9/13/2016 10:44:35 PM http://www.speedwaydigest.com/index.php/news/xfinity-series-news/33761-clint-king-promoting-supply-chain-education-awareness-through-nascar-debut SCMH Supports LASPA Cares for Kids Program http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399925&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Southern California Material Handling (SCMH) commits to the cause of the Los Angeles Sheriff&rsquo;s Professional Association by making a contribution towards its eye glasses program for children in Los Angeles. The purpose of the LASPA Cares For Kids Drive is to provide free eye exams and free pairs of new prescription eyeglasses for grammar school children in Los Angeles County who live in poverty.</p> 9/13/2016 10:40:27 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399925&amp;issueID=44598 TVH Holds School Supply Drive for the Boys & Girls Club http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399924&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />TVH in the Americas held a two week school supply drive for the Boys and Girls clubs. The school supply drive, held from August 3 to August 19, requested common school supply items such as pens, pencils, folders, calculators and crayons. Employees from several TVH in the Americas locations participated in the school supply drive, donating over 500 items as well as contributing monetary donations. </p> 9/13/2016 10:33:23 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399924&amp;issueID=44598 KION North America Makes Changes to Dealer Network http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399923&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />In recent months, KION North America Corporation has made several changes to its nationwide sales and service dealer network for material handling equipment.</p> 9/13/2016 10:30:07 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399923&amp;issueID=44598 Naylor Joins Shoppa's Material Handling as Credit Manager http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399921&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Shoppa&rsquo;s Material Handling announced the appointment of Jonathan Naylor as Credit Manager. Naylor joins the Shoppa&rsquo;s management team with over fifteen years credit, collections and accounts payable/receivable experience. In his role, he will be responsible for developing structure, organization and accountability with regard to written credit policy, interfacing with the sales team, making credit decisions and improving and simplifying the credit and collections process. He will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer, Timothy O&rsquo;Brien.</p> 9/13/2016 10:25:29 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399921&amp;issueID=44598 Intelligrated Named to SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2016 http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399922&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Intelligrated was recognized on Supply & Demand Chain Executive&rsquo;s list of 100 great supply chain projects for its work with Merrill Corporation. Implementing the Intelligrated Voice solution enabled the 3PL document management and communications company to minimize fulfillment errors while increasing throughput and operational efficiency. </p> 9/13/2016 10:28:59 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399922&amp;issueID=44598 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Education for your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. Training system is affordable for any budget. Price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Double Edged Sword http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399913&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo Isn&rsquo;t it funny when your personal life and work life intersect in places you would never expect? My wife and I recently made the decision to "cut the cord" and get rid of cable. Because of this decision, I&rsquo;ve been spending a lot of time binge watching shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. One show I&rsquo;ve gotten really into lately is called Mr. Robot on USA. If you haven&rsquo;t watched the show, I highly recommend it. The entire first season is on Amazon Prime.</p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399913&amp;issueID=44598 Function Meets Aesthetics http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399914&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />When Allegheny Performance Plastics needed additional office space and a Quality Assurance area in a controlled environment, they had a very specific vision for the project.</p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399914&amp;issueID=44598 A Look at Ergonomics in the Distribution Center http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399915&issueID=44598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />By Scott Stone, Cisco-Eagle, Inc. Think for a moment about your personal definition of productivity. Words like "effectiveness" and "output" and "production" likely come to mind. But what we often forget in material handling is that productivity doesn&rsquo;t have to mean harder work. In fact, in manufacturing operations and distribution facilities, higher productivity often means less demanding physical work, employee touches, and interactions between product and personnel. </p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=399915&amp;issueID=44598 2017 Annual Convention Dates and Location http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibitors Showcase will take place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, April 29 to May 3, 2017. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices to help improve operations and impact your bottom line.</p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 Regional Networking Summit coming to Charlotte, North Carolina in October http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2242 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on October 27, 2016 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by Hyster&ndash;Yale Group at the Experience Center in Charlotte. Enjoy two presentations that will help your business face today&rsquo;s challenges; then discuss what you learned with your peers during the round table discussions.The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Hyster&ndash;Yale Group Experience Center, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. For more information, click on the Learn More link below. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2242 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44598>September 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 9/13/2016 10:16:08 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 2017 MVP & MVS Award Programs Applications Due in December http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=396536&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA's MVP and MVS Award provides you with a tangible method of demonstrating your company's commitment to business excellence. The on-line applications for both the MVP Award and the MVS Award is available on the MHEDA website. Applications are due in December.</p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=396536&amp;issueID=44597 Shoppa's Material Handling Appoints COO http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397177&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Shoppa&rsquo;s Material Handling announced that Collier has joined the company as Chief Operations Officer (COO) to lead operations at the fast-growing Toyota forklift dealership.</p> 8/30/2016 10:41:33 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397177&amp;issueID=44597 Clark Places in Top Ten of Modern Materials Handling's Annual Top Lift Truck Suppliers List http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397178&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />CLARK Material Handling Company&rsquo;s 2015 year-end favorable sales results placed the company solidly in Modern Materials Handling Magazine&rsquo;s prestigious rankings of "Top 20" lift truck manufacturers. A consistent participant in these rankings, this marks the first appearance inside the "Top 10" of this global list.</p> 8/30/2016 10:44:16 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397178&amp;issueID=44597 Mezzanine Safeti-Gates Launches New Website http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397179&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc. announced it has launched a new web site. The new site provides for easier communications between the company and its customers, as well as a greater focus on custom designs of safety solutions.</p> 8/30/2016 10:45:31 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397179&amp;issueID=44597 Raymond Handling Holds Rummage Sale to Continue its Fight Against Breast Cancer http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397180&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation (RHCC) announced a new way for the company to step up its continued support for finding a cure. The company held its first "Beat Breast Cancer" rummage sale on Saturday, Aug. 20, at its offices at 3500 W. Valley Highway North, Suite 101, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.</p> 8/30/2016 10:48:24 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397180&amp;issueID=44597 Illinois Material Handling Apppointed Authorized Linde Forklift Dealer http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397181&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Illinois Material Handling, a member of Wolter Group LLC, is proud to announce their appointment as the authorized Linde forklift dealer in Northern Illinois, with locations in Bolingbrook and Rockford, IL. The company has a long and successful history representing the Linde forklift brand through its Wisconsin Lift Truck division and is excited to expand this offering into the Chicago metro and Rockford, Illinois markets through Illinois Material Handling. </p> 8/30/2016 10:49:43 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397181&amp;issueID=44597 Douglas Battery Celebrates 95th Anniversary in the North American Industrial Battery Business http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397182&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Douglas Battery celebrates their 95-year anniversary in the industrial battery business in North America. Founded in 1921, Douglas Battery has been providing reliable power, customer support and innovative battery and charger solutions to keep industrial equipment moving with maximized power and performance.</p> 8/30/2016 10:51:48 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397182&amp;issueID=44597 Effective B2B Marketing Webinar - September 15 http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Effective B2B Marketing Using Today's Technology. Join internationally-recognized author and CNN guest commentator Jamie Turner as he takes you on an information-packed tour of some of the more effective B2B lead generation techniques. </p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Education for your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. Training system is affordable for any budget. Price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Double Edged Sword http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397183&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo Isn&rsquo;t it funny when your personal life and work life intersect in places you would never expect? My wife and I recently made the decision to "cut the cord" and get rid of cable. Because of this decision, I&rsquo;ve been spending a lot of time binge watching shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. One show I&rsquo;ve gotten really into lately is called Mr. Robot on USA. If you haven&rsquo;t watched the show, I highly recommend it. The entire first season is on Amazon Prime.</p> 8/30/2016 10:55:23 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397183&amp;issueID=44597 A Solution for the BOSS http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397184&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />HUGO BOSS is one of the market leaders in the premium and luxury segment of the global apparel market, focusing on premium fashion and accessories for men and women. Headquartered in Metzingen, Germany, HUGO has almost 13,000 employees and net sales of EUR 2.6 billion in 2014 fiscal year. The fascinating brand world of HUGO BOSS comprises the collections of BOSS, BOSS Orange, BOSS Green and HUGO.</p> 8/30/2016 10:57:13 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397184&amp;issueID=44597 MHEDA Members Populate Dealer Recognition Lists http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397335&issueID=44597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />In the 3rd Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal, Elite Supply Chain Solutions President Scott Hennie wrote, "As you look at the distributors who have been recognized by their manufacturer partners, take note at how many of these companies are MHEDA members. Along those lines, add up the number of years of successful business being celebrated by MHEDA member companies. I don't believe this is because of luck or hopeful thinking, but the result of creative visions, strong planning, aggressive goals and flexible execution of business plans."</p> 8/31/2016 2:04:55 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=397335&amp;issueID=44597 2017 Annual Convention Dates and Location http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibitors Showcase will take place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, April 29 to May 3, 2017. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices to help improve operations and impact your bottom line.</p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 Regional Networking Summit coming to Charlotte, North Carolina in October http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2242 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on October 27, 2016 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by Hyster&ndash;Yale Group at the Experience Center in Charlotte. Enjoy two presentations that will help your business face today&rsquo;s challenges; then discuss what you learned with your peers during the round table discussions.The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Hyster&ndash;Yale Group Experience Center, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. For more information, click on the Learn More link below. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2242 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44597>September 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 8/26/2016 8:28:56 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 MVP & MVS Award Programs Applications Available Now http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=392566&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />Good business partners are the key to success. MHEDA's MVP and MVS Award provides you with a tangible method of demonstrating your company's commitment to business excellence to your important stakeholders. The on-line application for the MVP Award for distributor members and the MVS Award for supplier members is available now on the MHEDA website.</p> 8/4/2016 2:02:25 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=392566&amp;issueID=44596 TVH Raises Money for the Fort McMurray &ndash; Alberta Fires Relief Effort http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394063&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />In an effort to show their support to all those affected by the Alberta Fires, TVH recently made a donation to the Canadian Red Cross. TVH donated 3% of the sales generated on June 2nd, 2016 to the Alberta Fires Appeal. </p> 8/12/2016 8:41:47 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394063&amp;issueID=44596 Shoppa's Material Handling Named One of Tarrant County's Top 100 Private Companies http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394066&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Shoppa&rsquo;s Material Handling, the Toyota Industrial Equipment distributor throughout Dallas- Fort Worth, North Texas and Kansas City, Missouri, was selected by the Fort Worth Business as one of the "Top 100 Private Companies."</p> 8/12/2016 8:45:35 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394066&amp;issueID=44596 Wildeck Introduces New E-Commerce Website http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394067&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Wildeck, Inc. introduced a new e-commerce website at www.wildeckpartsnow.com to allow customers to view and purchase genuine Wildeck repair and/or replacement parts for its extensive line of products with the initial focus being VRC parts (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors). </p> 8/12/2016 8:49:31 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394067&amp;issueID=44596 AMETEK Creates $25,000 Scholarship Fund for The Ohio State University http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394068&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />AMETEK, Inc. has donated $25,000 to a scholarship fund created for the Ohio State University's College of Engineering and the Max M. Fisher College of Business in honor of the late Helmut Friedlaender, who served on AMETEK&rsquo;s Board of Directors for more than 50 years. The donation was made on behalf of the AMETEK Power Systems and Instruments Division (PSID), which was recently recognized by AMETEK with the Helmut N. Friedlaender Leadership Award.</p> 8/12/2016 8:51:22 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394068&amp;issueID=44596 Clark Appoints J.M. Equipment As An Authorized Dealer http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394071&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Clark Material Handling Company announced it has appointed J.M. Equipment as an authorized distributor of CLARK products in the metropolitan markets of Fresno, Bakersfield, Santa Maria and Merced, California. J.M. Equipment, who is celebrating 80 years of material handling leadership this October, becomes Clark&rsquo;s regional provider for sales, service and aftermarket parts.</p> 8/12/2016 8:59:04 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394071&amp;issueID=44596 Seizmic Doubles Size of Office and Manufacturing Capabilities http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394079&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Seizmic, Inc. announced that it has doubled its office and manufacturing space in Los Angeles, positioning it for significant growth in the material handling industry. In its new facility, it conducts analysis of more than 160 engineered projects per month with an average of more than 50 permit acquisitions in various regions of the U.S.</p> 8/12/2016 9:13:47 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394079&amp;issueID=44596 Effective B2B Marketing Webinar - September 15 http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Effective B2B Marketing Using Today's Technology. Join internationally-recognized author and CNN guest commentator Jamie Turner as he takes you on an information-packed tour of some of the more effective B2B lead generation techniques. </p> 8/4/2016 2:02:25 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Education for your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. Training system is affordable for any budget. Price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 8/4/2016 2:02:26 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Enhancing Safety in the Warehouse http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394081&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />In 2015, MHEDA-TV Launched a video series designed specifically for Engineered Systems and Storage and Handling Distributor members. The four-part series, a follow up to the successful Forklift Thought Leader series, was designed to educate end-user prospects and generate leads for MHEDA members, who could purchase the videos and house them on their company website. </p> 8/12/2016 9:18:00 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394081&amp;issueID=44596 Persistence, Persistence, Persistence http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394080&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Rome wasn&rsquo;t built in a day. If anybody can relate to that famous idiom it&rsquo;s Sunbelt Industrial Trucks Territory Manager Randell Hiltbrunner. When a local rental company approached Sunbelt looking for forklifts with very specific measurements for their customer&rsquo;s needs, Hiltbrunner had the perfect solution. However, as everybody who works in sales knows, sometimes even the perfect solution can take time to develop.</p> 8/12/2016 9:16:22 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394080&amp;issueID=44596 A Look at Ergonomics in the Distribution Center http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394082&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />By Scott Stone, Cisco-Eagle, Inc. Think for a moment about your personal definition of productivity. Words like "effectiveness" and "output" and "production" likely come to mind. But what we often forget in material handling is that productivity doesn&rsquo;t have to mean harder work. In fact, in manufacturing operations and distribution facilities, higher productivity often means less demanding physical work, employee touches, and interactions between product and personnel.</p> 8/12/2016 9:19:19 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=394082&amp;issueID=44596 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=392570&issueID=44596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP Distributor Award MVS Supplier Award</p> 8/4/2016 2:02:26 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=392570&amp;issueID=44596 2017 Annual Convention Dates and Location http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibitors Showcase will take place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, April 29 to May 3, 2017. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices to help improve operations and impact your bottom line.</p> 8/4/2016 2:02:26 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 RNS on October 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2242 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Join MHEDA on October 27, 2016 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by Hyster&ndash;Yale Group at the Experience Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Enjoy two presentations that will help your business face today&rsquo;s challenges; then have the opportunity to discuss what you learned with your peers during the round table discussions.The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Hyster&ndash;Yale Group Experience Center, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. For more information, click on the Learn More link below. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 8/4/2016 2:02:26 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2242 MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 8/4/2016 2:02:26 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44596>August 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 8/4/2016 2:02:26 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 Save 25% on Your Advertisement in the MHEDA Directory! http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391279&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA members have the opportunity to promote their products & services to all members for a full year when they advertise in The MHEDA Directory! The MHEDA Directory is sent to all members at the beginning of the year and to new members as they join throughout the year. </p> 7/28/2016 11:00:40 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391279&amp;issueID=44595 Applications for MHEDA&rsquo;s MVP & MVS Award Programs Available Today http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391391&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />Good business partners are the key to success. MHEDA's MVP and MVS Award provides you with a tangible method of demonstrating your company's commitment to business excellence to your important stakeholders. The on-line application for the MVP Award for distributor members and the MVS Award for supplier members is available now on the MHEDA website.</p> 7/29/2016 8:27:22 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391391&amp;issueID=44595 Intelligrated Co-Founders Win 2016 Ernst & Young Masters of Entrepreneurship Award http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391548&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Intelligrated announced the recognition of Chris Cole, CEO, and Jim McCarthy, president and COO, as the 2016 Masters of Entrepreneurship award winners by Ernst & Young (EY) for the Ohio Valley region. EY announced the winners on June 9 at a black tie awards gala in Cincinnati, selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. As regional winners, Cole and McCarthy are eligible for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year national program.</p> 7/30/2016 9:21:44 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391548&amp;issueID=44595 TVH Named to Top 100 Privately Held Companies List http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391549&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />TVH in the Americas has been named to the Top 100 Privately Held Companies list by Ingram&rsquo;s Magazine for the second year in a row. </p> 7/30/2016 9:24:58 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391549&amp;issueID=44595 Hannibal Launches New Website http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391550&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hannibal Industries, Inc. announced the launch of its newly redesigned website www.hannibalindustries.com. The new site&rsquo;s purpose is to provide a user-friendly platform to better serve Hannibal&rsquo;s pallet rack and steel tube distributors and partners. </p> 7/30/2016 9:26:06 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391550&amp;issueID=44595 Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation Certified as a Great Place to Work http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391552&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation announced that it has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work&reg;. Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/raymond-handling-concepts-corporation.</p> 7/30/2016 9:28:54 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391552&amp;issueID=44595 MCFA Celebrates 24 Years http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391553&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) announced the celebration of its 24th anniversary. Founded July 1, 1992, MCFA has grown over the years, expanding its Houston-based manufacturing facilities and lift truck brand portfolio to drive improved customer support throughout North, Central and South America.</p> 7/30/2016 9:30:02 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391553&amp;issueID=44595 August 9-11 ~ Sales Professional Training Camp in Dayton, Ohio http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Two and a half days of practical skills, tools and fundamental disciplines that are essential for sales professionals. Learn the Four Pillars of the Sales Profession and more. Presented by Don Buttrey, President of Sales Professional Training, Inc.</p> 7/27/2016 2:37:35 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 Effective B2B Marketing Webinar - September 15 http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Effective B2B Marketing Using Today's Technology. Join internationally-recognized author and CNN guest commentator Jamie Turner as he takes you on an information-packed tour of some of the more effective B2B lead generation techniques. </p> 7/27/2016 2:37:35 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Education for your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. Training system is affordable for any budget. Price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 7/27/2016 2:37:35 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Machine Guard System Protects Workers and Ensures Safety http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391555&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Since 1968 Penna Flame Robotics has been in the business of flame hardening steel. As Penna Flame&rsquo;s operations expanded, so did their need for more aggressive and customized safety considerations.</p> 7/30/2016 9:32:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391555&amp;issueID=44595 MHEDA Members Populate Dealer Recognition Lists http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391556&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />In the 3rd Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal, Elite Supply Chain Solutions President Scott Hennie wrote, "As you look at the distributors who have been recognized by their manufacturer partners, take note at how many of these companies are MHEDA members. Along those lines, add up the number of years of successful business being celebrated by MHEDA member companies. I don't believe this is because of luck or hopeful thinking, but the result of creative visions, strong planning, aggressive goals and flexible execution of business plans."</p> 7/30/2016 9:32:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391556&amp;issueID=44595 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391065&issueID=44595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP Distributor Award MVS Supplier Award</p> 7/27/2016 2:37:36 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=391065&amp;issueID=44595 MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibitors Showcase will take place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, April 29 to May 3, 2017. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices to help improve operations and impact your bottom line.</p> 7/27/2016 2:37:36 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 Regional Networking Summit Coming to Charlotte, North Carolina in October http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1820 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark your calendar to join MHEDA on October 27, 2016 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by Hyster&ndash;Yale Group at the Experience Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Hyster&ndash;Yale Group Experience Center, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 7/27/2016 2:37:36 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1820 MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 7/27/2016 2:37:36 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44595>August 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 7/27/2016 2:37:36 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 Announcing Two NEW Fall Conferences in Chicago! http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388821&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA invites you to experience two new Conferences designed with interactive learning, member presentations and actionable take-aways helping you prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead. Forklift Dealership Management Conference - September 21-22 Rental & Used Equipment Management Conference - October 20 </p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388821&amp;issueID=46572 Applications for MHEDA&rsquo;s Award Programs Available August 1st http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388822&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />The on-line application for MHEDA MVP Award for distributor members and MVS Award for our supplier members will be available on the MHEDA website on Monday, August 1st.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388822&amp;issueID=46572 Toyota Honors Top Dealers With President's Award http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388824&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2015 winners of its prestigious President&rsquo;s Award. Every year, Toyota selects its top forklift dealers who excel in parts, service and equipment sales, customer satisfaction, and overall dealership operations, and awards them with its highest honor. The winning dealers were announced at Toyota&rsquo;s Annual Forklift Dealer Meeting. </p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388824&amp;issueID=46572 UniCarriers Americas Appoints Pinto http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388825&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) expands its management team by hiring Cliff Pinto as its senior manager of logistics and trade compliance.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388825&amp;issueID=46572 SSI Schaefer Acquires Majority Shareholding of RO-BER http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388826&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />The SSI Schaefer Group is underlining its robotics ambitions and pressing ahead with its adopted strategy in the context of Industry 4.0. As announced at CeMAT, a majority holding has been accomplished in the Kamen-based, German gantry robot specialist RO-BER Industrieroboter GmbH.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388826&amp;issueID=46572 Intelligrated Hires Jordan http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388827&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Intelligrated appointed Mark Jordan as senior sales manager for its western regional operations. Based in the company&rsquo;s Ontario, California district office, Jordan leads business development efforts and manages the western region sales team.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388827&amp;issueID=46572 TGW Acquires CHM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388828&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />As of 20th June 2016, TGW Logistics Group acquires CHM Automatisierungstechnik GmbH located in Stephanskirchen in Germany. The experts of automation technology and robotics expand TGW&rsquo;s portfolio and will be included into the TGW Group as a 100 percent subsidiary: TGW Robotics.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388828&amp;issueID=46572 Southern Dock Products Recognized http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388829&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />On June 23, 2016, the Dallas Business Journal awarded the top 50 fastest-growing middle-market companies in North Texas. The finalists included public and private companies with annual revenue between $25 million and $750 million and the rankings were based on revenue growth over the last three years. Southern Dock Product was ranked number 36 on this prestigious list.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388829&amp;issueID=46572 Nordco Acquires Royal Tractor http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388830&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Nordco, Inc. announced it has acquired Royal Tractor, a leading manufacturer of heavy lift trucks and specialized hauling equipment. The acquisition will expand Nordco&rsquo;s industrial business unit that already is a market leader with its Shuttlewagon rail car movers. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388830&amp;issueID=46572 August 9-11 ~ Sales Professional Training Camp in Dayton, Ohio http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Two and a half days of practical skills, tools and fundamental disciplines that are essential for sales professionals. Learn the Four Pillars of the Sales Profession and more. Presented by Don Buttrey, President of Sales Professional Training, Inc.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 September 15 Webinar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Effective B2B Marketing Using Today's Technology. Join internationally-recognized author and CNN guest commentator Jamie Turner as he takes you on an information-packed tour of some of the more effective B2B lead generation techniques. </p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA's Learning Management System provides you with a modern way to train your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. We designed this training system to be affordable for any budget. Depending on if you want individual courses or the entire track, the price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Machine Guard System Protects Workers and Ensures Safety http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388835&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Since 1968 Penna Flame Robotics has been in the business of flame hardening steel. As Penna Flame&rsquo;s operations expanded, so did their need for more aggressive and customized safety considerations.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388835&amp;issueID=46572 MHEDA Members Populate Dealer Recognition Lists http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388836&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />In the 3rd Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal, Elite Supply Chain Solutions President Scott Hennie wrote, "As you look at the distributors who have been recognized by their manufacturer partners, take note at how many of these companies are MHEDA members. Along those lines, add up the number of years of successful business being celebrated by MHEDA member companies. I don't believe this is because of luck or hopeful thinking, but the result of creative visions, strong planning, aggressive goals and flexible execution of business plans."</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388836&amp;issueID=46572 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388837&issueID=46572 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP Distributor Award MVS Supplier Award</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388837&amp;issueID=46572 MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibitors Showcase will take place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, April 29 to May 3, 2017. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices to help improve operations and impact your bottom line.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 Regional Networking Summit Coming to Charlotte, North Carolina in October http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1820 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark your calendar to join MHEDA on October 27, 2016 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by Hyster&ndash;Yale Group at the Experience Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Hyster&ndash;Yale Group Experience Center, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1820 MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=46572>July 16, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 7/15/2016 8:23:07 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 Announcing Two NEW Fall Conferences in Chicago! http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388442&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA invites you to experience two new Conferences designed with interactive learning, member presentations and actionable take-aways helping you prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead. Forklift Dealership Management Conference - September 21-22 Rental & Used Equipment Management Conference - October 20 </p> 7/13/2016 1:49:31 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388442&amp;issueID=44594 Applications for MHEDA&rsquo;s Award Programs Available August 1st http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388509&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />The on-line application for MHEDA MVP Award for distributor members and MVS Award for our supplier members will be available on the MHEDA website on Monday, August 1st.</p> 7/13/2016 3:44:52 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388509&amp;issueID=44594 Toyota Honors Top Dealers With President's Award http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388555&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2015 winners of its prestigious President&rsquo;s Award. Every year, Toyota selects its top forklift dealers who excel in parts, service and equipment sales, customer satisfaction, and overall dealership operations, and awards them with its highest honor. The winning dealers were announced at Toyota&rsquo;s Annual Forklift Dealer Meeting. </p> 7/13/2016 10:12:30 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388555&amp;issueID=44594 UniCarriers Americas Appoints Pinto http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388556&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) expands its management team by hiring Cliff Pinto as its senior manager of logistics and trade compliance.</p> 7/13/2016 10:15:25 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388556&amp;issueID=44594 SSI Schaefer Acquires Majority Shareholding of RO-BER http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388558&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />The SSI Schaefer Group is underlining its robotics ambitions and pressing ahead with its adopted strategy in the context of Industry 4.0. As announced at CeMAT, a majority holding has been accomplished in the Kamen-based, German gantry robot specialist RO-BER Industrieroboter GmbH.</p> 7/13/2016 10:19:48 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388558&amp;issueID=44594 Intelligrated Hires Jordan http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388559&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Intelligrated appointed Mark Jordan as senior sales manager for its western regional operations. Based in the company&rsquo;s Ontario, California district office, Jordan leads business development efforts and manages the western region sales team.</p> 7/13/2016 10:21:16 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388559&amp;issueID=44594 TGW Acquires CHM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388560&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />As of 20th June 2016, TGW Logistics Group acquires CHM Automatisierungstechnik GmbH located in Stephanskirchen in Germany. The experts of automation technology and robotics expand TGW&rsquo;s portfolio and will be included into the TGW Group as a 100 percent subsidiary: TGW Robotics.</p> 7/13/2016 10:24:12 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388560&amp;issueID=44594 Southern Dock Products Recognized http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388561&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />On June 23, 2016, the Dallas Business Journal awarded the top 50 fastest-growing middle-market companies in North Texas. The finalists included public and private companies with annual revenue between $25 million and $750 million and the rankings were based on revenue growth over the last three years. Southern Dock Product was ranked number 36 on this prestigious list.</p> 7/13/2016 10:29:13 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388561&amp;issueID=44594 Nordco Acquires Royal Tractor http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388562&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Nordco, Inc. announced it has acquired Royal Tractor, a leading manufacturer of heavy lift trucks and specialized hauling equipment. The acquisition will expand Nordco&rsquo;s industrial business unit that already is a market leader with its Shuttlewagon rail car movers. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.</p> 7/13/2016 10:30:53 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388562&amp;issueID=44594 August 9-11 ~ Sales Professional Training Camp in Dayton, Ohio http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Two and a half days of practical skills, tools and fundamental disciplines that are essential for sales professionals. Learn the Four Pillars of the Sales Profession and more. Presented by Don Buttrey, President of Sales Professional Training, Inc.</p> 7/13/2016 1:49:31 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 September 15 Webinar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Effective B2B Marketing Using Today's Technology. Join internationally-recognized author and CNN guest commentator Jamie Turner as he takes you on an information-packed tour of some of the more effective B2B lead generation techniques. </p> 7/13/2016 6:52:24 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2185 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA's Learning Management System provides you with a modern way to train your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. We designed this training system to be affordable for any budget. Depending on if you want individual courses or the entire track, the price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 7/13/2016 1:49:31 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 Machine Guard System Protects Workers and Ensures Safety http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388564&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Since 1968 Penna Flame Robotics has been in the business of flame hardening steel. As Penna Flame&rsquo;s operations expanded, so did their need for more aggressive and customized safety considerations.</p> 7/13/2016 10:33:11 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388564&amp;issueID=44594 MHEDA Members Populate Dealer Recognition Lists http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388565&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />In the 3rd Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal, Elite Supply Chain Solutions President Scott Hennie wrote, "As you look at the distributors who have been recognized by their manufacturer partners, take note at how many of these companies are MHEDA members. Along those lines, add up the number of years of successful business being celebrated by MHEDA member companies. I don't believe this is because of luck or hopeful thinking, but the result of creative visions, strong planning, aggressive goals and flexible execution of business plans."</p> 7/13/2016 10:34:14 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388565&amp;issueID=44594 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388446&issueID=44594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP Distributor Award MVS Supplier Award</p> 7/13/2016 1:49:31 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=388446&amp;issueID=44594 MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark Your Calendar! MHEDA's 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibitors Showcase will take place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, April 29 to May 3, 2017. This is MHEDA's premier industry event where hundreds of industry professionals will gather for four days of endless networking and quality education. When you attend a MHEDA Convention you get the latest information on industry trends and best practices to help improve operations and impact your bottom line.</p> 7/13/2016 1:50:34 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2226 Regional Networking Summit Coming to Charlotte, North Carolina in October http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1820 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Mark your calendar to join MHEDA on October 27, 2016 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by Hyster&ndash;Yale Group at the Experience Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of Hyster&ndash;Yale Group Experience Center, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Rebecca Hein at 847.680.3500 or rhein@mheda.org. </p> 7/13/2016 3:59:10 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1820 MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 7/13/2016 1:49:31 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44594>July 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 7/13/2016 1:51:39 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 Welcome. The following companies have applied for MHEDA Membership http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=384936&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>New Members</em></strong><br />Mfg-Supplier/Associate: Navitas Systems, Woodridge, IL</p> 6/21/2016 3:00:12 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=384936&amp;issueID=44593 MHEDA 2016 Benchmarking Reports ~ DiSC and Compensation Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />DiSC Report: The results provide the most comprehensive set of benchmarks available on financial performance in the industry for both industrial truck dealers and storage & handling/engineered systems dealers. Employee Compensation Report: This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 6/29/2016 12:24:12 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2228 Save the Date! Two Education Programs Coming to Chicago in the Fall http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=385950&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />Experience two modern conferences designed with interactive learning, member presentations and actionable take-aways helping you prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead. September 21-22 ~ Forklift Dealership Management Conference October 20 ~ Rental and Used Equipment Management Conference More details coming soon.</p> 6/29/2016 12:36:06 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=385950&amp;issueID=44593 KION Acquires Dematic http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386178&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />German forklift maker Kion Group AG agreed to buy robot maker Dematic for about $2.1 billion to expand in the U.S. and tap demand from Amazon.com Inc. and other online retailers as they look to automate warehouses.</p> 6/29/2016 9:03:49 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386178&amp;issueID=44593 Cromer Material Handling Buys Gray Lift http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386179&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Cromer Material Handling , has acquired Gray Lift, Inc. Gray Lift&rsquo;s co-owners, Jay and Richard Waugh, decided to retire, and sold the assets to Marshall Cromer, owner of Cromer Material Handling. Gray Lift has sold forklifts and material handling products in Central California for the past 59 years.</p> 6/29/2016 9:06:15 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386179&amp;issueID=44593 Heli Appoints Hunter http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386332&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Heli Americas is proud to announce that Rick Hunter has joined the Heli team in the position of U.S. Design Engineer, reporting jointly to Bruce Pelynio, President/CEO of Heli Americas and Mr. Ma, Director of Engineering for Anhui Heli.</p> 6/30/2016 11:49:46 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386332&amp;issueID=44593 TMHU Adds Finerty and Promotes Bosworth http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386180&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently bolstered its executive team with the addition of Bill Finerty as vice president of sales and marketing. Bill joins TMHU after an extensive search to find a replacement for Bob Bosworth, who announced his intention to retire early next year. During the transition, Bob assumes the title of senior vice president of sales and marketing for TMHU.</p> 6/29/2016 9:08:30 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386180&amp;issueID=44593 Hannibal South Celebrates Grand Opening http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386181&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hannibal Industries, Inc. welcomed material handling leaders from all over the country to the grand opening of its new Hannibal South pallet rack manufacturing facility located on 6501 Bingle Road in Houston, Texas. The more than 150 event attendees included industry executives, media, Hannibal Industries employees, representatives from the state senate and county commissioner as well as the Chamber of Commerce. </p> 6/29/2016 9:10:15 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386181&amp;issueID=44593 UniCarriers Americas Recognizes Top Dealers with Pack for the Sun Event http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386182&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) awarded its top dealers' sales professionals of both new forklifts and aftermarket parts with a trip to Sandals Grande & Sandals LaToc in St. Lucia during its annual Pack for the Sun Event. More than 60 sales and aftermarket parts professionals from U.S. and Latin American dealerships qualified to join UniCarriers Americas personnel at the tropical resort as a reward for their continued commitment to growing the UniCarriers brand. </p> 6/29/2016 9:26:49 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386182&amp;issueID=44593 Intelligrated Promotes Hillman http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386183&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Intelligrated announces the promotion of Chris Hillman to the position of sales engineer for its central regional operations. In his new role, Hillman is responsible for developing long-term relationships and ensuring Intelligrated provides the most cost-effective solution with the latest technology, based on careful analysis of customer business needs.</p> 6/29/2016 9:29:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386183&amp;issueID=44593 July 14 Webinar ~ Bringing Women into the Industry, Changing the Game http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2183 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Understanding how to sell to, buy from, work with and recruit women are important topics for anyone in business. Presented by Judy Hoberman, Selling In A Skirt</p> 6/29/2016 12:02:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2183 July 28 Conference ~ Emerging Leaders ~ Chicago ~ Co-presented with MHI http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2184 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Join MHEDA, MHI and your industry peers on July 28th at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel for a one-day learning and networking event designed for young leaders who work in the material handling industry. Discover secret tech tools and web search techniques for improving relationships with customers, managing your personal brand and helping your office run smoothly.</p> 6/29/2016 12:03:21 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2184 August 9-11 ~ Sales Professional Training Camp in Dayton, Ohio http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Two and a half days of practical skills, tools and fundamental disciplines that are essential for sales professionals. Learn the Four Pillars of the Sales Profession and more. Presented by Don Buttrey, President of Sales Professional Training, Inc.</p> 6/29/2016 12:08:37 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2167 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA's Learning Management System provides you with a modern way to train your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks, on-demand webinars, conference videos and individual modules are available. We designed this training system to be affordable for any budget. Depending on if you want individual courses or the entire track, the price ranges from $10 to $399.</p> 6/29/2016 12:02:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 SJF Saves Halloween http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386185&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Speed and efficiency are important in every operation. But for Fun.com, where 90-percent of their business is tied to the sale and delivery of Halloween costumes, it is even more paramount. A Halloween costume that is delivered in November does nobody any good, after all. </p> 6/29/2016 9:34:31 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386185&amp;issueID=44593 MHEDA Members Populate Dealer Recognition Lists http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386186&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />In the 3rd Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal, Elite Supply Chain Solutions President Scott Hennie wrote, "As you look at the distributors who have been recognized by their manufacturer partners, take note at how many of these companies are MHEDA members. Along those lines, add up the number of years of successful business being celebrated by MHEDA member companies. I don't believe this is because of luck or hopeful thinking, but the result of creative visions, strong planning, aggressive goals and flexible execution of business plans."</p> 6/29/2016 9:35:48 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=386186&amp;issueID=44593 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=385943&issueID=44593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 6/29/2016 12:02:26 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=385943&amp;issueID=44593 MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 6/29/2016 12:02:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 Objective Based Selling Book Now Available http://www.mheda.org/i4a/store/category.cfm?category_id=10 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44593>July 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Objective Based Selling: How to Sell More Material Handling Equipment (By Focusing on the Customer Instead of the Stuff). Original print run sold out....now new edition available with same great selling program inside for only $44.95! Give your sales team the tool they need: the ONLY book in the marketplace that offers readers a sales process model created specifically for the material handling industry, written by Gary T. Moore, a material handling veteran with over 45 years experience in the industry. In Objective Based Selling (the book) you'll learn things like: Questioning techniques to to get the customer to tell you how to sell them; How to create customer focused proposals...instead of quotes; How to create and conduct "scrum" meetings with multiple decision influencers; And much more! </p> 6/29/2016 12:02:26 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/store/category.cfm?category_id=10 Employee Compensation Survey Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA's 2016 Employee Compensation Report has been updated and survey results are available to members. This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 6/12/2016 2:46:37 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2228 Early Bird Rate for Emerging Leaders Conference Ends Today, June 15 http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2184 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />Today is the last day for members to receive the Early Bird Rate when you register for the 2016 Emerging Leaders Conference. Join us on July 28th at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel for this dynamic one-day conference designed to bring together young material handling professionals and Unlock Secrets for Professional & Personal Success. Discover how to use hidden websites as sales intelligence agents, protect your personal brand and use tech tools to improve your business.</p> 6/13/2016 12:52:17 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2184 RMH Systems Acquires Electronic Scale Systems, Inc. http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383505&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />RMH Systems (RMH) has completed its acquisition of Electronic Scale Systems, Inc. (ESSI) located in Kansas City, KS, effective immediately.</p> 6/14/2016 7:51:30 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383505&amp;issueID=44592 UniCarriers Hires Soni as Director of Compliance http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383495&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) expands its management team by hiring Rohit Soni as its director of compliance. In this position, Soni is responsible for guiding UCA through the process of becoming and staying J-SOX compliant by assisting in the implementation and testing of the J-SOX framework and controls. </p> 6/14/2016 7:42:26 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383495&amp;issueID=44592 Hyundai Forklift Expands Dealer Network http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383496&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Hyundai Forklift expanded its geographic footprint and dealer base with the addition of Big Lift Material Handling, Hodge Material Handling, HOJ Engineering & Sales Co., Inc., and Idaho Material Handling, Inc., as its newest authorized forklift dealers.</p> 6/14/2016 7:44:33 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383496&amp;issueID=44592 Autoquip Announces Acquisition of OSCO, Inc. http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383504&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Autoquip announced that it will be acquiring OSCO, Inc. (Oklahoma Systems Company, Inc.), an industrial control panel manufacturer based in Oklahoma City, Okla. specializing in the design of UL508A listed enclosed industrial control panels. OSCO, Inc. will conduct business as OSCO Controls, a division of Autoquip Corporation.</p> 6/14/2016 7:49:39 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383504&amp;issueID=44592 Trelleborg Finalizes Acquisition of CGS Holding http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383503&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Trelleborg has finalized the acquisition of CGS Holding a.s. &ndash; a privately-owned company with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tires as well as engineered polymer solutions. The total cash consideration amounted to approximately SEK 10.9 billion on a cash and debt-free basis.</p> 6/14/2016 7:47:53 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383503&amp;issueID=44592 July 14 - Bringing Women into the Industry, Changing the Game Webinar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2183 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Understanding how to sell to, buy from, work with and recruit women are important topics for anyone in business. Presented by Judy Hoberman, Selling In A Skirt</p> 6/12/2016 2:45:18 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2183 MHEDA's LMS http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA's Learning Management System provides you with a modern way to train your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks are available.</p> 6/12/2016 2:45:18 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 2016 Education Calendar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1647 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />A complete list of educational Webinars and Conferences is available online. </p> 6/12/2016 2:45:18 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1647 Infusing Young Talent into the Industry http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383507&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Liz Richards I am guilty of eavesdropping. The other day, while I was at the hair salon, I overheard a conversation between one of the stylists and her client. The conversation really bothered me and it went something like this. "The younger generation has no manners or sense of responsibility."</p> 6/14/2016 8:03:47 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383507&amp;issueID=44592 Narrow Aisles, Big Results http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383508&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Gaco Western, located in Waukesha, WI, is a manufacturer of spray foam insulation, silicone roof coating systems and a variety of waterproofing coatings for pedestrian and traffic decking. Gaco products cover millions of square feet of commercial, industrial and residential buildings. Over the past five years, business has really been booming for Gaco, as the company has seen 20 to 25-percent growth year-over-year. While that robust growth has been great for the company, it did provide some logistical challenges for the company&rsquo;s warehousing and storage.</p> 6/14/2016 8:06:24 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383508&amp;issueID=44592 A Look at Ergonomics in the Distribution Center http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383509&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />By Scott Stone, Cisco-Eagle, Inc. Think for a moment about your personal definition of productivity. Words like "effectiveness" and "output" and "production" likely come to mind. But what we often forget in material handling is that productivity doesn&rsquo;t have to mean harder work. In fact, in manufacturing operations and distribution facilities, higher productivity often means less demanding physical work, employee touches, and interactions between product and personnel.</p> 6/14/2016 8:09:34 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383509&amp;issueID=44592 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383067&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 6/12/2016 2:45:18 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383067&amp;issueID=44592 MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 6/12/2016 2:45:18 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 McClintock Wins $100 from MHEDA http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383070&issueID=44592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Congratulations to Steve McClintock, Sales Manager of Modern Equipment Company, Omaha, Nebraska who won the $100 drawing for participating in MHEDA&rsquo;s 2016 Convention Survey. Thank you to all of the survey participants. We appreciate your feedback! See you next year in Utah, April 29 - May 3 for MHEDA's 62nd Annual Convention & Exhibitors' Showcase at The Grand American Hotel in Salt Lake City.</p> 6/12/2016 2:52:14 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=383070&amp;issueID=44592 Objective Based Selling Book Now Available http://www.mheda.org/i4a/store/category.cfm?category_id=10 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Objective Based Selling: How to Sell More Material Handling Equipment (By Focusing on the Customer Instead of the Stuff). Original print run sold out....now new edition available with same great selling program inside for only $44.95! Give your sales team the tool they need: the ONLY book in the marketplace that offers readers a sales process model created specifically for the material handling industry, written by Gary T. Moore, a material handling veteran with over 45 years experience in the industry. In Objective Based Selling (the book) you'll learn things like: Questioning techniques to to get the customer to tell you how to sell them; How to create customer focused proposals...instead of quotes; How to create and conduct "scrum" meetings with multiple decision influencers; And much more! </p> 6/13/2016 12:56:58 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/store/category.cfm?category_id=10 Convention Photos Now Available Online http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2077 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44592>June 15, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Checkout the photos from the 2016 Convention in Maryland! Lots of great pics...from golf, to Exhibitors' Showcase, Opening Party and more! </p> 6/13/2016 12:57:41 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2077 Midwest Regional Networking Summit June 15 http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2222 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>FEATURED ARTICLES</em></strong><br />MHEDA&rsquo;s going to Minnesota for a Summer Regional Networking Summit in Maple Grove, (suburb of Minneapolis), Minnesota. Join us on June 15 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by AK Material Handling Systems. Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of AK Material Handling Systems, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. In addition, MHEDA and AK Material Handling Systems will hold a Give Back Event & Networking Reception the evening before the Summit. </p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2222 Employee Compensation Survey Results http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2228 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />MHEDA's 2016 Employee Compensation Report has been updated and survey results are available to members. This report covers salaries, bonuses, commissions, perks, retirement programs, fringes, vacation policies, etc. for several job categories, including those that are specific only to MHEDA distributor members. </p> 5/30/2016 6:20:21 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2228 June 15 Regional Networking Summit in Minnesota http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2222 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Featured Articles</em></strong><br />Time is running out to join us on June 15 for a one-day Regional Networking Summit hosted by AK Material Handling Systems. Summit includes: Breakfast, Business Workshops, Lunch, Guided Facility Tour of AK Material Handling Systems, Interactive Networking, and Raffle Prizes. In addition, MHEDA and AK Material Handling Systems will hold a Give Back Event & Networking Reception the evening before the Summit. Register Now!</p> 5/30/2016 6:28:41 PM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2222 Intella Liftparts Supports Folds of Honor Foundation http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380972&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Intella Liftparts recently undertook a unique fund raising promotion supporting the Folds of Honor foundation. The Folds of Honor foundation,founded by Major Dan Rooney, provides scholarships to the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to America. Intella Liftparts will donate $5 for every forklift seat and $20 for every pair of forklift forks sold in the two weeks prior to Memorial Day, 2016.</p> 5/30/2016 11:30:55 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380972&amp;issueID=44591 Wolter Group Appoints New Corporate Sales Manager http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380973&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Wolter Group LLC, announced the appointment of Erika Lau as Corporate Sales Manager of the Material Handling Systems Group for its Wisconsin Lift Truck and Illinois Material Handling facilities.</p> 5/30/2016 11:34:24 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380973&amp;issueID=44591 Bluff Manufacturing Acquired by Wincove Private Holdings http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380974&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Bluff Manufacturing announced that the company has been acquired by Wincove Private Holdings, LP, a holding company with a permanent equity capitalization and management. Wincove creates long-term capital appreciation for its shareholders by partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to build market-leading companies</p> 5/30/2016 11:35:55 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380974&amp;issueID=44591 UniCarriers Hires Willis http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380975&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) expands its management team by hiring Christy Willis as its director of human resources. In this position, Willis is responsible for directing all human resource functions for UCA. With her new role, Willis plans to gain a deep understanding of UCA and its employees and implement the human resources&rsquo; customer service practices to strengthen UCA as a whole.</p> 5/30/2016 11:38:02 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380975&amp;issueID=44591 Clark Appoints Johnson as VP of Dealer Services http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380976&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Clark Material Handling Company today announced the appointment of Scott Johnson as Vice President, Dealer Services. In his expanded new role, Scott will retain responsibility for developing and maintaining CLARK&rsquo;s dealer network, and in addition will assume responsibility for all dealer training and support services in North America.</p> 5/30/2016 11:39:50 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380976&amp;issueID=44591 Toyota Material Handling Announces Additions to its Leadership Team http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380977&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced Bret Bruin was promoted to Director of Aftermarket Operations and Tracy Stachniak was promoted to Director of Human Resources and Training and Development.</p> 5/30/2016 11:41:35 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380977&amp;issueID=44591 TVH Receives Champion of Business Award http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380978&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Member News</em></strong><br />TVH in the Americas (TVH) was recently given the Champion of Business Award by the Kansas City Business Journal. This award is given to companies that set the gold standard for financial performance, innovation and community involvement.</p> 5/30/2016 11:42:45 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380978&amp;issueID=44591 July 14 - Bringing Women into the Industry, Changing the Game Webinar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2183 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Understanding how to sell to, buy from, work with and recruit women are important topics for anyone in business. Presented by Judy Hoberman, Selling In A Skirt</p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2183 July 28 Emerging Leaders Conference ~ Chicago ~ Co-presented with MHI http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2184 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />Join us on July 28th at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel for a dynamic one-day conference designed to bring together young material handling professionals and Unlock Secrets for Professional & Personal Success. </p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2184 MHEDA's Learning Management System http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />MHEDA's Learning Management System provides you with a modern way to train your employees and track their learning progress. Career Track Videos are a compilation of hundreds of videos that will help you improve your business skills in designated areas. Eleven career tracks are available.</p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=2014 2016 Education Calendar http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1647 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA University</em></strong><br />A complete list of educational Webinars and Conferences is available online. </p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1647 The Largest Generation http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380979&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Blog</em></strong><br />By Steve Guglielmo I&rsquo;ve written in this space before that the 3rd Quarter Issue of The MHEDA Journal is among the most challenging but also most rewarding issues to put together. While the 1st Quarter Issue is dominated by forecast information for the upcoming year, the 2nd Quarter is devoted to Convention and the 4th Quarter is made up of mostly Sales Success Stories, the 3rd Quarter issue has a lot more space and freedom to tackle multiple different areas of the industry at the same time. </p> 5/30/2016 11:46:08 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380979&amp;issueID=44591 Increased Locations, Decreased Foot Traffic http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380980&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>Sales Success Story</em></strong><br />Overton&rsquo;s/Gander Direct, Gander Mountain is the nation&rsquo;s largest retail network of outdoor specialty stores for shooting sports, hunting, fishing, camping, marine, apparel, footwear and outdoor lifestyle. Overton&rsquo;s faced multiple issues with their current storage solutions among their biggest challenges was poor cube utilization, wear and tear on their existing bin boxes, and ergonomic concerns for their employees.</p> 5/30/2016 11:48:28 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380980&amp;issueID=44591 What to Look Forward to in 2016 http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380981&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>MHEDA Online</em></strong><br />By Gene Marks and Steve Guglielmo Early 2016 has not only been a microcosm of the last several years but it's also a pretty good indicator of what we can expect throughout the rest of this year. There has been volatility, as illustrated in the roller coaster-like swings in the stock market. But even as we brace for continuing uncertainty on Wall Street this year, there is some reassuring stability that will allow businesses who plan ahead to achieve success in 2016. For good or bad, businesses have some legislative clarity that hasn't been available in the last several years. </p> 5/30/2016 11:49:59 PM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380981&amp;issueID=44591 Free MHEDA Member Programs http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380842&issueID=44591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />MHEDA-NET MHEDA Social Media MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program</p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mhedaconnection.org/articles/index.asp?aid=380842&amp;issueID=44591 MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.mhedaconnection.org/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=44591>June 1, 2016</a> -- <em>News From MHEDA</em></strong><br />Want to network with and learn from women who work in the Material Handling Industry? Be part of MHEDA's NEW Women in Industry Initiative. Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.</p> 5/27/2016 10:26:46 AM http://www.mheda.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=2195