- MARKET SECTORS
- Dan Holohan: Heating Help
- Morris Beschloss: The Beschloss Perspective
- Hank Darlington: Showrooms
- Jim Wheeler: HVAC
- Rick Johnson: Distribution Management
- Dick Friedman: Tech Tips
- Mike Miazga: In Closing
- Safety Columnists
- ASA President’s Letter
- Josh Brown: Generation Y Insights
- PVF OUTLOOK
- PB OUTLOOK
Operations & Technology
Award recognizes OEMs, building owners, municipalities and end users for advancements in energy efficiency, environmental responsibility.
Supply House Times’ 2013 Supply House of the Year recently announced it has joined the Affiliated Distributors buying group.
AD recently reported record sales in 2013 of $28 billion.
The Gen-Eye Hot Spot Transmitter from General Pipe Cleaners can make pipe and utility locating easier than ever.
Previously available for the Apple iPhone and iPad, the app is now also available for free download on Android devices.
The 2013 HARDI Annual Conference gathered hundreds of wholesale distributors, suppliers, manufacturers reps and other industry players on Dec. 7-10.
The distribution industry is reliant on the people who receive, pick, pack and ship the goods that we deliver to our customers. Our profitability depends on their productivity. Industry is investing in equipment, software and processes to drive productivity, but the best investment is the continuing health and safety of its workers.
I have been involved with numerous CEOs and presidents in a variety of capacities from being a personal executive coach to sitting on the board of directors to being a consultant on specific leadership and sales projects. In fact, I have walked in those executive shoes myself.
The emphasis on technology making our lives easier started with the convenience of the pay-at-the-pump credit-card service. Little did I expect that the timesaver of not having to walk into the store clerk‘s line to pay for gas (imagine the impulse purchasing revenue they’ve lost) would be overshadowed by cellphones and Internet technology that would change our lives!
Nest Labs makes The Nest Thermostat and other smart home appliances.