Product shortages, supply-chain delays, hard-to-find labor – what are the best practices in navigating through the current supply chain madness?
Wholesale Change Show
In this episode you’ll hear from this visionary leader about how they came to the decision and how the journey is going.
In this episode we spoke with Barry Litwin, CEO of Global Industrial Supply, a $1B distributor focusing on small and midsize businesses.
In this episode of Wholesale Change Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein talked about how conversations around the role of the sale rep today need to go beyond just blaming the next generation.
Take a closer look at how the PPE industry changed overnight when COVID-19 hit last year and the challenges that have come with that, including misinformation and lower-quality product.
Andrew Larson talks about how Gustave Larson has evolved its sales force to make it as easy as possible for customers to interact with its team, including telesales, service advisors, engineering and design, and more.
John Schweig, Chairman of the Board at BlackHawk Industrial and Operating Partner at private equity firm Snow Phipps, joined hosts Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein for a peek under the covers of how these firms evaluate distributors, from people and processes to market opportunities.
In our regular quarterly checkup, Wholesale Change hosts Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein dug into public distributors’ earnings reports from Home Depot, Fastenal, CDW, Beacon and more.
In this episode Peter Neuberger, President and CEO of United Performance Metals, joined Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein to talk about how the distributor has built a successful value-added services model in the highly commoditized metals service center industry.
In this episode, Hurtte, of River Heights Consulting, joined Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein to talk about why, if distributors don’t have a plan for recouping the cost of their services, they will make less money, grow more slowly than the competition, and become less resilient.