Alliance Distribution Partners Names New Vice President of Sales

Industrial and safety master distributor Alliance Distribution Partners, Gallatin, Tennessee, on Monday announced that Adam Crews has joined the company as vice president of sales. In his new role, Crews will be managing all sales operations for Alliance and work…

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Atlas Copco to Acquire U.S. Metrology Company

Swedish manufacturer Atlas Copco announced Monday it has agreed to acquire Perceptron (Nasdaq: PRCP), a publicly traded supplier of automated metrology solutions, for SEK 630 million (US$68.9 million). Perceptron employs around 300 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan. In the…

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Advance Report: New Orders for Durable Goods Up 0.4% in August

New orders for manufactured durable goods in August increased $1 billion or 0.4% to $230.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This increase, up four consecutive months, followed an 11.7% July increase. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.4%. Excluding…

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4 Steps to Take Now That Can Lower Selling Costs

Earning a higher financial return than your competitors comes down to two things: price advantage and cost advantage. While distributors struggle to control prices, the landscape is wide open for building a strong competitive advantage by reducing selling costs. Here…

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Customized G/L Transactions Details Optional Fields Report

Sage 300 ERP provides users with multiple General Ledger reports that makes easier for them to manage and maintain data of GL transactions in multiple ways while using Sage 300 ERP. But some of the clients requires the data which…

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The Great Pandemic Paradigm Shift

New routines, structural changes, and a massive shift in consumer behavior are topics most of us are reading about since the COVID-19 pandemic started spreading across the globe and throughout the U.S. It’s no secret that the pandemic and resulting…

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SRS Distribution Acquires Two Companies

Building materials distributor announced Friday that it has acquired two companies — CB Wholesale in Washington and RSI Building Products in Louisiana. Both companies specialize in the distribution of residential & commercial roofing, drywall and other related products. Financial terms…

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Pump Up the Empathy, Get Customers’ Attention

For those of you who missed the recent virtual edition of MDM’s Sales GPS conference, the event was packed with takeaways both large and small that can apply to your business immediately — many with no need for any new financial investments. That’s not…

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M&A in the Time of COVID-19: Lawson Products Executives Talk Business Growth Strategy Amid Upheaval

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Commentary: Pump Up the Empathy, Get Customers’ Attention

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