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The MDM Podcast

By: Modern Distribution Management
  • Summary

  • The distribution industry is changing, with new players and technologies that will shape how you compete and sell. Stay ahead of your competitors with this regular series from Modern Distribution Management, and learn the trends and strategies that will keep you in the lead for the long haul.
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  • S10E5: A Breakdown of Fastenal's Decade-Long "Big Pivot"
    Feb 21 2024

    All three parts of John Gunderson's November series on Fastenal's "big pivot" — which examined the distributor's decade-long transformation from a distributor dependent upon nationwide branches to one that emphasizes embedded customer service — ended up in MDM's 10 most-read free blogs of 2023. That makes it well worth further discussion. So, we invited Gunderson onto the Podcast for an even deeper dive on Fastenal and what's led to its current state of success.

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    23 mins
  • S10E4: Voices of NAW's Executive Summit
    Feb 7 2024

    The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors’ 2024 Executive Summit was its best-attended such event in years, and NAW’s content lineup was ready for it. This compilation podcast features mini interviews with four distributors, one consultant and two NAW executives on what their biggest takeaway was from the summit and their top initiatives for this year.

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    27 mins
  • S10E3: How Singer Industrial Handled Several Years of Change
    Jan 31 2024

    In the past two years, industrial rubber and fluid power products distributor Singer Industrial has sold off a business unit, rebranded and made over a dozen acquistiions alongside greenfield expansion. CEO Craig Osborne tells us how his company managed so many moving pieces. We also touch on distribution's labor situation, technology and AI, and what's on the horizon for Singer.

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    19 mins

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