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Articles by Jim Olsztynski

Olsztynski Editorial:<br>ISH NA's Quest To Consolidate

July 1, 2003
This may be the industry's last, best hope to achieve what exhibitors want.
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Olsztynski Editorial:<br>Reps On The Rise

June 1, 2003
The independent rep business is tougher than ever; that's why it's better than ever for those who make it.
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How A $15 Million PVF Firm Cut $339,000 In Expenses -- Painlessly

June 1, 2003
For a company employing only 31 people, Collins Pipe & Supply gets a lot done.
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Olsztynski Editorial:<br>Litter Versus Glitter

May 8, 2003
Two different mindsets came starkly into view during travels in Europe.
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The Commercial-Institutional Marketplace:<br>Whose Job Is It Anyway?

April 1, 2003
A Supply House Times survey finds a lot of order-taking, but some wholesalers earn their keep and then some.
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OlsztynskiEditorial: Why Contractor Consolidation Fizzled

March 31, 2003
The roll-up craze of the '90s has no success stories.
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Olsztynski Editorial: The Free Trade Revolution

March 3, 2003
Going largely unnoticed amid all the terrorism and war news is one of the boldest attempts ever to eliminate worldwide trade barriers.
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Interview With SWA's New President Bob Christiansen

March 3, 2003
Bob Christiansen, this year's incoming president of the Southern Wholesalers Association, is one of those effervescent individuals with a knack for putting people in a good mood.
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Information Technology - a Status Report

February 1, 2003
Kevin Price, director of the American Supply Association's Center for Advancing Technology, tells where the industry stands and where it's heading.
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Olsztynski Editorial: The Missing Link

February 1, 2003
Contractors are about to impose themselves unto Supply Chain Management.
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