March 1, 2016 In This Issue
New Members
MHEDA TV
Featured Articles
Member News
MHEDA Education
Blog
Sales Success Story
MHEDA Online
News From MHEDA
New Members

Distributor: American Surplus, East Providence, RI; Integrity Lift Services, Livonia, MI; Materials Handling Equipment, Fort Wayne, IN; McGee Storage & Handling, Norcross, GA

Mfg.-Supplier/Associate: Forkliftaction, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

 
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
MHEDA TV
MHEDA TV is celebrating a very successful 2015 by counting down our top 3 most-watched videos from last year. The third most-watched video was "The Modern Email Marketing Campaign" featuring Ken Countess. Number two was "Top 3 Trends and Challenges in Material Handling" with several MHEDA members discussing what they saw as the biggest trends in the industry going forward. And the number one most popular video last year was "Capitalizing on Credit Sales" featuring Abe "WalkingBear" Sanchez explaining why companies should embrace credit as a sales function. For a preview of the top 3 videos, click here.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
RICO Equipment, Inc.
Featured Articles

Calling All MHEDA Distributor Members. Two industry specific benchmarking surveys being conducted NOW! There is no cost for any distributor member to participate and the results are always FREE when you participate.

Employee Compensation Survey - Do your competitors value their teams more? MHEDA's Compensation Survey has the answer for your local markets and so much more! Keep your team intact, productive and motivated. The results provide detailed analysis of wages & benefits for 30 specific job titles and state and local markets. 

More details and questionnaires are available here.

 

DiSC (Distributor Statistical Comparisons) Survey - Receive financial information specific to your line of business that can be used as a guide in your future financial planning. Results profiled in this report are based operating data provided by MHEDA members across the country.

More details and questionnaires are available here.

 
At MODEX, you'll find the solutions you need to solve tough manufacturing and supply chain challenges, identify best practices, exceed customer demands and gain competitive edge. On April 4-7, 2016, the industry's brightest minds will gather to network and share their perspectives on the ever-evolving state of the supply chain – where it's headed, new ideas, innovation and more. With 800 exhibitors, four powerful keynotes, a supply chain education summit and more than 100 hands-on education sessions, you’re sure to find your edge. MODEX is FREE to attend. Register today!
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
MHEDA would like to extend a very special thank you to Chris Wetle, President and Bob Pilon, GM and the whole team at Papé Material Handling's City of Industry, California, branch for opening their facility and letting us see their organization at work. We set record number attendance with over 80 members registered.  Attendees were able to meet & network with others from the West Coast and hear some Social Media insights. 
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
Member News
MHEDA is pleased to announce that National Lift Truck Inc., Franklin Park, IL (3rd year) has achieved the MVP Award! They documented exceptional business practices in each of the Five Areas of Excellence in addition to submitting letters of recommendation and meeting minimum criteria. 
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE) , recently announced a construction project to add a new building to its North American corporate headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. The two-story facility, temporarily named the Toyota Active Life Center, will provide an easily accessible physical fitness center for Toyota Associates and their families to enjoy at no cost. Toyota is holding an internal contest to permanently name the building.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Wecon hired Shane Wannamaker as a new installation technician and Tony Truong as marketing coordinatory. Wannamaker brings several years of experience from the telecommunications installation field while Truong joins the company on an interim basis from Sheridan College and will help to implement and provide direction for the company's marketing plan from an educational perspective.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Interroll Group will further expand its worldwide external and internal communications and link them more closely. To accomplish this goal, the company has created a new Global Head of Communications and Investor Relations position, which has been assumed by Erwin Teichmann beginning February 1, 2016.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
The Patterson Joint Unified School District is proud to announce the opening of its new Supply Chain and Logistics Training Center at Patterson High School.  We are hosting a grand opening ceremony, facility tour and lunch on Wednesday, March 10th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  
 
Please RSVP by March 4, 2016 to Alex Meza at (209) 895-7740 or ameza@patterson.k12.ca.us For MHEDA members interested in donating equipment to the Training Center, please contact Jeff Rowe at jrowe@patterson.k12.ca.us

Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
 
   
Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Powell as National Sales Director. He will oversee and support Doosan’s sales activities at both the National Account and dealer level.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
KION North America Corporation announces the appointment of Reliable Forklift Sales to its dealer network effective Feb. 18. Locally-owned and operated, Reliable Forklift Sales is based in Phoenix, AZ. Founded in 2005 by Don and Mary Carlson, is a full-service equipment dealer offering new and used sales along with rental equipment and allied products.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Advance Storage Products, manufacturer of warehouse racking systems, is proud to announce and welcome Jeff Howard as VP Sales. Jeff will be responsible for overseeing the sales function at Advance. Jeff comes to advance with 15 years in the material handling industry, having worked with REB Steel, Elite Storage and Interlake Mecalux.  Jeff has a BA in Economics from Denison University.
 
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Bolzoni Auramo, Inc.
MHEDA Education
A complete list of educational Webinars and Conferences is available online.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
 
   
March 6-9 - Indianapolis, IN - The University of Innovative Distribution is a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
March 10 - Learn how to help your customer through the process and protect your business at the same time. Presented by MHEDA Member Scott Hennie, Elite Supply Chain Solutions
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
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.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Steel King Industries, Inc.
Blog
By Steve Guglielmo and Brian Beaulieu

ITR Economics CEO Brian Beaulieu will be presenting at the MHEDA Convention on Monday, May 2nd, 2016, from 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The MHEDA Journal had an opportunity to speak with Brian about his presentation, "Prosperity in the Age of Decline" and about what 2016 has in store for the economy and the material handling industry.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Intella Liftparts Inc
Sales Success Story
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.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Gamber-Johnson
MHEDA Online

The First Quarter 2016 issue of The MHEDA Journal is online now. The first quarter issue is our annual Economic Forecast issue and features insights from MHEDA dealers and suppliers as well as forecasts from our partner organizations such as MHI, ITA, CEMA and MAPI. This issue also features our first ever Women @ Work profile, a new feature that will be appearing in each issue going forward. All of this and much more in the first quarter issue of The MHEDA Journal. Read the full issue online by clicking here.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Habasit America
News From MHEDA
Going to MODEX? Then join MHEDA for the Connections Summit on Tuesday, April 5 from 2:00-4:30 pm at the Georgia World congress Center in Atlanta. This is an interactive event designed to help you connect with your peers and learn about the latest trends and material handling. More Info www.mheda.org/connections
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
 
   
MHEDA's 2016 Convention and Exhibitors' Showcase details are available online. Join us April 30 to May 4, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort in Maryland. This year's theme, "Passion with Purpose" will give you and your team the tools and inspiration you need to unleash your passion for personal and professional excellence!
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
MHEDA-NET
MHEDA Social Media
MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Program
 
OCS Checkweighers, Inc
 
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
118 S. Main St., St. 11, Wauconda, IL 60084
P: 847-680-3500 F: 847-362-6989
connect@mheda.org | www.mheda.org
Submit News | Subscribe

 

Advertise

We would appreciate your comments or suggestions.
Your email will be kept private and confidential.