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Ask Your MHEDA Board: Unprecedented Growth, Challenges

May 17, 2022

“With the industry facing unprecedented growth combined with challenges such as extended lead times, labor shortages, customer demands, supply chain disruptions and more, employee burnout has become a factor. How are you addressing this within your organization?” Lauren Jarman, Vice President Atlantic Forklift Services, Charlotte, North Carolina   Thomas Albero, President & CEO Alliance Material […]

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Cost of Renting Warehouse Spaces on the Rise

May 17, 2022

By Gene Marks   Despite the persistent uncertainty of the pandemic economy, the U.S. commercial real estate market continues to thrive, with “record-high asking rents driven by historically low vacancy amid robust demand for space,” according to real estate investment firm CBRE. Thanks to higher ecommerce demand, industrial rents in some areas of the Philadelphia […]

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Members Give Back

May 17, 2022

Concept’s Culture Group: Dedicated to Community Concept Services, headquartered in Copley, Ohio, provides multi-channel lead generation solutions to many MHEDA member companies and throughout the material handling industry. Not only is Concept unique in its approach with clients, but it also has an entire team dedicated to giving back to the community. Concept employees bring […]

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Think Like a Chameleon

May 17, 2022

The Post-Pandemic Work Environment Demands It. By Christine Preusler   Due to an unfortunate position on the food chain, chameleons face their share of challenges, forever dodging the hungry eyes of birds, snakes and mammals. But instead of rolling over, powerless against external circumstances, they take action — rapidly adjusting their colors and patterns to […]

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Targeted Outreach and Support

May 17, 2022

By Nick Fortuna   Demographics aren’t destiny, so if the material handling industry and other business sectors want to build a more diverse workforce, it’s going to take a sustained effort. That’s a message from Kelly McDonald of Denver-based McDonald Marketing, a noted speaker and author on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Over the past […]

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