MHEDA CONNECTION
October 1, 2020
Newsflash
Leadership Training: Go From A Leader to THE Leader presented by Ryan Avery
This series is designed for material handling professionals who want to strengthen their management and leadership skills and advance their career within the industry. Weekly peer networking sessions will take place via Zoom on Wednesday at 12:00 pm ET from October 21, 2020 – February 17, 2021. Register by October 16 to save your seat.
   
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
      
CIT Group
   
News You Can Use
As of this date, not a single PPP loan has been forgiven, despite banks having submitted 96,000 loan forgiveness applications to the SBA since August 10th. Banks are claiming that the major problem is a lack of guidance and communication from the SBA and Treasury, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a lengthy report last week which was also deeply critical of the SBA’s management of the PPP.
  
Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced veteran who needs additional knowledge, this 6 part series covers all aspects of the material handling industry in easy-to-digest chunks of content. Register in the MHEDA LMS for each of the courses individually or the discounted complete series.

MHEDA understands the challenges every member faces on a daily basis and have compiled a list of educational programs that were recorded and are now available On-Demand to help you. These are easy to access and available when it’s convenient for you.
WireCrafters Driver Access Cage
WireCrafters
One of our most popular products is the Driver Access Cage. During this time of COVID-19, they have been especially useful. These cages are designed to keep unauthorized people from wandering around your facility.
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Virtual Showcase

Search for companies by name, Product Category or Service Category. Sample Product Categories: Bar Coding Systems; Storage and Handling; Order Fulfillment Technology; Lead Generation; Sample Service Categories: Financial Services; CRM Implementation & Design.
Featured Virtual Showcase Exhibitors are: 

We encourage you to visit these exhibitor's booths and learn about their company’s latest offerings.

   
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
      
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
   
MHEDA-TV
  
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided unique challenges to businesses across the world. As companies are being allowed to bring their employees back to the office, MHEDA members are being faced with the dilemma of how to do so safely and in an organized manner.
 

Jim Ripkey, President, Hy-Tek Material Handling is interviewed by Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge and they discuss the importance of taking care of customers and employees, managing and measuring aftermarket, and future technologies in this new podcast episode of MHEDA Talks.

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Events
MHEDA has a number of programs scheduled in October. Vist the MHEDA Calendar to learn more and register for individual programs. We add programs regularly so check the Calendar often.

MHEDA Member to Member Webinars

  • Sales Leadership & Sales Team Transformation - October 9, 2020
  • Defining Top Performance in the “New Role” of Sales - October 23, 2020

“Cash is King” Webinar Series - Presented by NAW and Creditsafe.

  • Automation & Integration - October 6
  • Automation & Integration Panel Discussion - October 8
  • Leveraging Data & Business Intelligence For Growth - October 20
  • Leveraging Data & Business Intelligence For Growth Panel Discussion - October 22

Monthly Series with ITR Economics - Managing in an Uncertain Economy: - October 14, 2020

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MVP/MVS Awards
Applications are being take now for MHEDA's award programs; the MVP Award for distributors & integrators and the MVS Award for supplier and associate members. Both awards require companies to complete an application that covers key areas of business excellence, letters of recommendation, a company Give Back effort and documentation of involvement in continuing education.
   
WIPOTEC-OCS Inc.
      
InCord
   
Spotlight on MHEDA
This platform offers career tracks that include access to multiple courses focused on a specific area of your business as well as conference videos, archived webinars, and business skills modules as individual courses.
MHEDA Partners
Visit Savings4Member's dashboard to access 25 cost-cutting opportunities suited to lower everyday expenses and grow your business. MHEDA Members have the opportunity to save thousands every year through pre-negotiated rates on everyday expenses.
On the Bright Side
  
A 72-year-old woman was quietly living in a dilapidated house. Then an electrician sparked a community to help her rebuild.
 
(CNN) When electrician John Kinney walked into Gloria Scott's home, in Woburn, Massachusetts, he quickly realized it was not going to be a quick job.
 
Scott had called because sparks were shooting out of one of her light fixtures. Once Kinney got the lights on, he realized it was just one of many issues plaguing Scott's home. "There was extensive plumbing damage, there was holes in the ceiling, raccoons were getting in," he said. She also didn't have proper running water in the house. Her kitchen sink was broken and would spew boiling water, so Scott would shut off the home's water supply turning it on only every couple of days to flush toilets. Scott, 72 and living alone, told Kinney she couldn't afford the repairs.
   
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