NetPlus Newsletter May 2016

The NetPlus Exchange newsletter is available in print, as a download and in digital format. Pick the medium that works best for you and share with everyone in your organization. This issue features Milwaukee Tool. Save the date for the Annual Meeting and check out other NetPlus events taking place throughout the summer.

Lean Thinking in Distribution – 3

The Problem with Traditional Inventory Management in Wholesale Distribution: Part 3 Guest Blog by NetPlus Alliance Service Supplier, Howard Coleman, MCA Associates …it’s really all about the flow! …and all about return on investment! In the illustration above, doesn’t it look like an aberration of the normal curve? It represents a large number of SKU’s…

Akro-Mils Introduces Multi-Load Tote

Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, announces the next-generation tote for maximizing space in automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) — the Multi-Load Tote. The Multi-Load Tote expands and improves upon traditional tote design by providing maximum flexibility as users’ storage needs change — it can be used as a…

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NetPlus Annual Meeting After-Glow

Did you ever work so hard at something and be held by the fear that it wouldn’t be a success? I’ve been dreaming about, and losing sleep over our first Annual Meeting for months. There is no comparison to the amount of time that it takes to plan an event like this, unless you have…

Connect, Network, and Socialize

– by Dan Judge, Chairman & CFO At the end of April, I attended the annual Industrial Supply Association (ISA) Convention in Cleveland. I always enjoy attending this convention to catch up with my long-time industry friends and to meet many new ones. I attended my first convention in Miami Beach in 1970. At the…

A Simple Guide to Building a Plan for Your Business

By Paul ByrnesVP of Distributor DevelopmentNetPlus Alliance  I have had the great pleasure of getting to know and work with hundreds of distributors over the past three decades. While each company individually defines success, some are more consistent at achieving their goals regardless of outside influence or economic climate. Simply put, I have found that…



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