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We’re excited about the stories we’re featuring in our Spring edition:
Spring 2017 (Volume 9)*
The birthday that branch manager Glen Miller will never forget
While he was out with his wife, son and daughter-in-law celebrating his 51st birthday, the branch manager of Graybar Canada’s Windsor location at 2760 Deziel learned his workplace was rocked by an F2 tornado. Cue disaster recovery!
Werner achieves zero order backlog with 4-level pick module system
A vital part of Werner Electric Supply’s goal to double sales to $500 million by 2020 is its 200,000-sf distribution centre in Appleton, Wisc., which sports a custom pick module, and warehouse design and management system that promises a competitive advantage.
Navigating a “sea of sameness” with Carol McGlogan
By now you know Carol is Electro-Federation Canada’s new president & CEO, replacing Jim Taggart. We chatted with her to learn more about both her and the organization she now leads.
The “short, skinny kid with long hair” earns industry recognition
William C. “Bill” Smith—president of the Electrozad Group of Companies—is EFC’s latest Industry Recognition Award recipient, saying “And to have my name added to such a list of distinguished people from our industry is remarkable”.
The cost of workforce drugs on your bottom line
The amount that you and your fellow Canadian employers pay out for employees’ specialty drugs is expected to double to $5.6 billion by 2020. Prescription drug benefit plans play an important role in employee satisfaction and retention, but their costs continue to rise... Can you sustain them?.
* Bonus Distribution: Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) annual conference (Spring 2017).
* Affiliated Distributors North American Meeting, Electrical Supply Division (Fall 2017).
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