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Document preservation is a must

Paper trail.
By Arthur Vener
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Businesses must consider balancing the electronic and environmental emphasis with the prospects of needing the communications, records or documents at some future time, or to provide proof of evidence of a relationship, transaction or occurrence.


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Think you're ready for a new ERP?

Not so fast. Think again.
By Navid Gardooni
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The best individuals for the team are often your most experienced and in-demand employees. Therefore plucking them away from the business for an extended period of time will come at a real cost to the business.


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How robots can run a warehouse

Space-age labor.
By Dick Friedman
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While contemplating the use of automation, remember proper warehouse organization and the procedures and controls followed are the foundation for effective operations. The less automation involved, the greater the need for organization and discipline.


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Sumitomo acquires Edgen Group

Sumitomo Corp. and Baton Rouge, La.-based Edgen Group recently announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement whereby Sumitomo will acquire all outstanding shares of Edgen Group for $12 per share in cash
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Sumitomo Corp. and Baton Rouge, La.-based Edgen Group recently announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement whereby Sumitomo will acquire all outstanding shares of Edgen Group for $12 per share in cash


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Modern Supply announces deal to carry Kohler products

Modern Supply, the 2011 Supply House Times Supply House of the Year, recently announced that it is again a http://www.us.kohler.com/us/ Kohler distributor.
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Modern Supply, the 2011 Supply House Times Supply House of the Year, recently announced that it is again a Kohler distributor.


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American Standard Brands announces distribution partnership with Ferguson

Ferguson will become an authorized American Standard wholesaler as of Jan. 1, 2014.
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Ferguson will become an authorized American Standard wholesaler as of Jan. 1, 2014.


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Consolidated Supply Co.

“We take pride in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”
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Tom O’Connor is the author of NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence bestseller “Strategic Planning for Distributors: Execution Isn’t Everything – It’s the Only Thing!”


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Practice your shooting

A fee-for-service pricing model can benefit many.
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“Shoot some dumb customers” is a term I have often used during sales seminars when the topic of customer equality and the cost of doing business with specific, usually smaller accounts centers on the question “Are we really making any money on these accounts?”
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The rebate debate

By Tony Maull
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Manufacturers demand distributors do more.
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Better safe than sorry

By Rudy Cuevas
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Proper training for working on elevated surfaces is vital.
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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July 2014

2014 July

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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