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Pandemic roundtable with electrical distributors, Part 2 • Direct & Current broadcast


June 23, 2020
By Anthony Capkun


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June 23, 2020 – At the end of April 2020, to varying degrees, we were just over one month into a national lockdown due to COVID-19.

The economy was shutting down, yet electricians had been deemed “essential” in most jurisdictions and, by extension, their distributors. So I gathered together a panel of electrical distributors, from one coast to the other, to learn how the pandemic was affecting their operations and their ability to serve their customers.

My panelists included: Cliff Backman, Franklin Empire; Elaine Gerrie, Gerrie Electric; Greg Stephenson, Bartle & Gibson; Jason Taylor, Graybar Canada; Mathieu Legris, Electrimat; Michael Gross, Wesco; Roger Little, Rexel Canada (Nedco, Westburne, Rexel Atlantic); Tim Horsman, E.B. Horsman & Son; Tim MacDonald, Ideal Supply.

This is Part 2 of 2 of that discussion. In Part 1, I ask my panelists how the pandemic was affecting their operations and their ability to serve their customers.

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