Jim Truesdell

Jim is a regular contributor for Supply House Times. He is president of Brauer Supply Co. in St. Louis and is also the president of the Northamerican Heating, Refrigeration and Airconditioning Wholesalers Association. He can be reached at 314/534-7150.


Recovering from Disaster

February 12, 2002
Here is how one wholesaler responded when a branch office-warehouse burned to the ground.
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Focusing on core competencies

October 9, 2001
Wholesalers must evaluate their unique contribution to the supply chain.
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Truesdell on Government: Estate tax repeal takes center stage

March 6, 2001
New life for a repeal of the death tax looks more promising with a Republican in the White House.
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Truesdell on Government: Utility deregulation meets opposition

September 1, 2000
Once it seemed inevitable that utilities would be free to merge and expand at will; now the future is not so clear.
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Truesdell on Government: Who owns bar-code technology?

May 1, 2000
Patent infringement lawsuits could become common in today's world as new information technology is developed every day.
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Truesdell on Government: Power outages spur calls for greater air-conditioning efficiency

November 12, 1999
Energy Secretary Bill Richardson targets issuance of a new standard requiring central air conditioners to be up to 20% more efficient for November 2000.
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NHRAW addresses e-commerce standards

August 13, 1999
The Northamerican Heating, Refrigeration and Airconditioning Wholesalers Association addressed the problem of conflicting standards and protocols for emerging electronic commerce technology at the group's midyear business conference June 24-25 in Victoria, British Columbia.
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Truesdell on Government: OSHA enacts fork lift rules

July 18, 1999
New regulations stiffen training mandates for wholesalers' 191,000 fork lift operators.
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In the July issue of Supply House Times, find out who has been appointed as Southern Wholesalers Association's new president. Milwaukee Valve showcases its operations to the Newport News Shipbuilding, Robertson Heating Supply hits a milestone as they celebrate their 80th year in business. Read about the 12th annual training day led by Security Supply, find out who has acquired several Kohler store locations. Also check out the latest products and news for the distribution industry.
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