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- Terror alert snarls New York distribution. // Refrigerated Transporter;Aug2004, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p26
Reports that the August 1, 2004 terror alert snarled the distribution of goods to New York City. Delay due to police scrutiny of delivery trucks; Distributors' access to the city through Long Island and New Jersey; Program of random vehicles distribution.
- Define your core competencies. Cullotta, Carl // Supply House Times;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p45
Focuses on issues surrounding the transition of business models used by wholesalers to craft an ideal manufacturer relationship. Definition of core competencies; Critical path resources that can be accessed; Identifying target customers; Depth of product offerings; Capabilities of a logistics...
- How to become more valuable to contractors. Holohan, Dan // Supply House Times;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p49
Comments on how wholesalers can establish close relationships with their contractors. Importance of manufacturers' representatives to the business of wholesalers; Development of industry contacts; Maintenance of a file of resource publications; Attendance in seminars.
- Counterfeiters cost industry $12 billion annually, MEMA says. Greenberg, Lisa // Aftermarket Business;Sep2003, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p1
Focuses on the effect of counterfeiting in the automotive parts industry in the U.S. Problem costing effect of counterfeiting; Problem in the distribution of illegal parts; Implication of counterfeiting in automotive parts.
- Create, revise channels for customers. Meehan, Robert // Marketing News;10/23/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 22, p48
Focuses on the ways in which companies can better serve its customers in the U.S. Changes in the buying habits of organizations and end-users buying habits; Revision of the supply chain to better serve the end-user; Creation of a new channel to reach the end-users.
- Buying direct. McCoy, Gary // Aftermarket Business;Nov2003, Vol. 113 Issue 11, p1
Looks into the knowledge and experience of auto parts jobbers in providing customers with quality people, products and service through buying direct in the U.S. Basis for deciding on the best way for a jobber to buy parts; Selection of specialty, performance and discount warehouses for product...
- WHOLESALE Integrity and trust spur solid marketing. Benedict, Eileen // Aftermarket Business;Dec2003, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p1
Focuses on the success of Midstate Tool & Supply Inc., a warehouse distributor, in the aftermarket in the U.S. Operation of the company; Reason for the success of the business; Strategy of the company in finding new markets.
- WHY YOUR DISTRIBUTOR HATES YOU. Tanyeri, Dana // Restaurant Business;Sep2010, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p24
The article discusses the relationship of distributors and restaurant owners. The article states that distributors play a significant role in the success of the restaurant business. It notes that a major complaint from distributors is when restaurant owners keep asking for credit. The article...
- DISTRIBUTION TECHNOLOGY: A DAY IN THE LIFE. Atkinson, William // Beverage World;4/15/2005 Supplement, Vol. 124, p4
Presents an account of the day-to-day activities of a beverage distributor that illustrates the role of technology in beverage distribution. Features of the new technology that he uses for business operations; Problems that he faced with the company's data; Uses of vehicle communication technology.