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NetPlus Chairman Dan Judge Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

NetPlus Chairman Dan Judge Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Industrial Supply Association named Dan Judge, NetPlus Alliance Co-Founder and Chairman, the recipient of the John J. Buckley Lifetime Achievement Award on April 22 at the ISA 2017 Convention in Denver. The John J. Buckley Lifetime Achievement Award is named after the former executive vice president of the Industrial Supply Association. “I thought of…

Engman-Taylor Wins American Eagle Award

Engman-Taylor of East Peoria, IL, with headquarters in Menomonee Falls, WI, won the American Eagle Excellence in Industry award at the annual Industrial Supply Association convention in Denver, CO on April 24, 2017. Engman-Taylor’s supplier partner Walter USA of Waukesha, WI was also recognized. The American Eagle Excellence in Industry sculpture is the industrial supply…

Industrial Supply Association Meeting Highlights Importance of Networking

These days, everything can be done online. Email has replaced phone calls, and you no longer have to go to the store to buy anything. While we’ve all adapted and reaped the benefits of more efficient communication, nothing can replace in-person interaction. As author Robert Kiyosaki says: “If you want to go somewhere, it is…

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Brian Gardner Asks Distributors: What’s Your Leading Indicator?

Just as economists track leading indicators to forecast the economy, distributors can track what Brian Gardner calls the load input number to create a more accurate sales forecast. During a breakout session at the 2016 NetPlus Alliance Annual Meeting, Gardner, founder of SalesProcess360, talked about this more proactive, forward-looking approach for distributors. The load input…

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NetPlus Alliance Annual Meeting Promotes Engagement, Proactive Growth

2016’s NetPlus Annual Meeting theme, “Plan & Grow,” set the tone for a successful event centered on proactive growth in today’s increasingly competitive industrial distribution markets. More than 390 came together Oct. 2-4 for the third-annual NetPlus Alliance Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Over two days, more than 1,500 booth session meetings were held…