Employees’ desires and demands — including what they want from their distribution company’s leadership team — are different than they were a generation ago. Some companies find it difficult to keep up. These days, keeping a great employee at a company requires more than just decent benefits and[...]
According to research by Catalyst.org, women made up only 40% of managers in the United States in 2018, despite the fact that females represent nearly half (46.9%) of the labor force.
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After the latest MDM-Baird quarterly distributor survey showed a slowdown in revenue growth, many companies may have scrambled to identify areas where they could cut back to protect margin if the market continued to soften.
How do you embrace efficiency and speed while engaging the human spirit, too? Take into consideration how the new technology will affect your current culture. Every time your employee is presented with a new technology tool, it takes a whole lot more than a convincing sales pitch to get them to[...]
Chances are that your team is employing workarounds in your system for day-to-day tasks that enable them to get things done for your customers.
A recent McKinsey & Company report, “The Coming Shakeout in Industrial Distribution,” found industrial distributors are facing challenges that are causing many to rethink how they go to market, including:
Leading technology research firm Forrester recently interviewed seven Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers that implemented the cloud-based ERP to replace aging, siloed ERP systems that offered bad user experiences.
Last weekend I took my 5-year-old daughter to a playground. She climbed up really high on a playground climbing wall and got stuck. She was scared and called for help.
Innovation is woven into Belgium-based HR and payroll company SD Worx’s identity. SD Worx launched Europe’s first technology-based payroll system in 1960. Fifty years later, the company created Payroll Services Alliance, the first system designed to pay international workers all across Europe.
Each year, Modern Distribution Management (MDM) releases the list of the top distributors in each segment. And each year, the big get bigger, reflecting successful investments in digital transformation, consolidation and other strategies that have helped them get and stay ahead.
Eugene Tsuprenko, pre-sales solutions architect, will speak at the User Group Summit North America this month, Oct. 15-18, 2019, in Orlando, FL.