MHEDA Talks: Jeff & Tyler Stohr on Automation Solutions

August 28, 2023 Duration: 36:24

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Jeff Stohr and Tyler Stohr of Conveyer & Caster-Equipment For Industry about the role of technology in our future, the challenges of designing and implementing automation solutions, the biggest market drivers that are impacting supply chain companies today, the technologies that will have the biggest […]

MHEDA Talks: Jim Bunsey on Propane as a Clean Energy Source

June 21, 2023 Duration: 26:30

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Jim Bunsey of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) about how propane can be used as a clean energy source to help decarbonize your operations. Jim discusses the advantages of propane as well as how it can be used together with other power sources. […]

MHEDA Talks: Caster Concepts on Social Responsibility

April 21, 2023 Duration: 26:41

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Bill Dobbins and Caroline Hurteau of Caster Concepts, about corporate social responsibility and how they practice conscious capitalism to positively impact their families, communities, and customers through their Caster Cares program.   Stay tuned for more episodes of the MHEDA Talks podcast series when Shari will interview industry […]

MHEDA Talks: Meridith Elliott Powell on Succeeding in Times of Disruption

February 23, 2023 Duration: 23:49

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with hall of fame speaker, Meridith Elliott Powell, about how companies can succeed in times of disruption, finding and developing top talent, artificial intelligence, change management, and more.  Hear Meridith live at the 2023 MHEDA Annual Convention where she will be presenting the General Session, “Thrive: Turning […]

Vstudio Interview with Liz Richards about Balancing Humanity & Automation

March 31, 2022 Duration: 20:20

In this Vstudio Industry Interview, Alex Reed sits down with Liz Richards, CEO of MHEDA, to share some insights of what they are seeing across the industry, her predictions for the future of manufacturing and distribution, and details about the MHEDA convention in April 2022. Visit Vstudio, powered by Vsimple, for exclusive content to help […]

Why Accountability Is The Most Important Part Of Culture

March 25, 2022 Duration: 52:44

Lack of accountability is a recipe for a dysfunctional workplace. And the absence of accountability goes beyond affecting your workforce, it is guaranteed to trickle down into the customer experience. But how can you as a leader actually make accountability stick in your organization? Takeaways The difference between responsibility & accountability How to embed & […]

Rental and Used Equipment Market Trends

March 22, 2022 Duration: 47:24

This member to member webinar with Rouse Services will give you access to insights around how leading material handling and construction equipment distributors leverage competitive benchmarking to make better informed decisions and provide an update on current rental and used equipment market trends in the material handling space. Participating distributors can use this information to […]

MHEDA Talks: Kelly McDonald on Diversity in the Workplace

December 14, 2021 Duration: 33:14

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Kelly McDonald, speaker of author of 4 best selling books. They discuss the how diversity impacts the workplace and how to recruit a more diverse workforce. Purchase Kelly’s latest book, It’s Time to Talk About Race at Work, at Amazon or wherever books […]

MHEDA Talks: Troy Donnelly on Automation Trends and Technology

December 1, 2021 Duration: 21:58

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Troy Donnelly, VP of Integration and Solution Strategy, Toyota Advanced Logistics North America (TALNA). They discuss the latest trends and technologies in automation, how the industry is responding, and what to expect in the next 5-10 years. Members can register for the full […]

Remote Workforce Best Practices for Material Handling Organizations

August 25, 2021 Duration: 02:12

Learn best practices, ideas and advice for managing and engaging a remote workforce. Find more remote & hybrid workforce resources at

Employee Retention and Culture in the Age of COVID-19

December 8, 2020 Duration: 02:55

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the material handling industry in many ways. From the availability of steel, to increased lead times, to an increased emphasis by customers on automation.

Developing and Engaging with Customers in a Virtual World

September 21, 2020 Duration: 03:11

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies across the material handling industry to adopt a remote business model.

Material Handling Business Trends: Returning to the Office

July 16, 2020 Duration: 03:51

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided unique challenges to businesses across the world. Never before have so many businesses been forced to have employees physically separate for months at a time to reduce the spread of a global pandemic. As companies are being allowed to bring their employees back to the office, MHEDA members are being […]

Material Handling Business Trend: Changing Buying Preferences

March 24, 2020 Duration: 03:10

As business continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the traditional business to consumer model has changed.  Today, customers have a variety of buying options and are migrating toward the most convenient option.

MHEDA Gives Back

December 9, 2019 Duration: 02:54

MHEDA exists to serve our members and contribute to the industry as a whole. You, our members, collaborate with us, to make changes and strengthen the material handling industry. We know you want to make an impact in your community too. That’s why we started MHEDA’s Give Back Initiative. 

Succession and Knowledge Transfer

June 26, 2019 Duration: 02:56

Knowledge transfer is an integral part of any succession plan. It’s never too early to start the process.

Digital Marketing Trends

June 3, 2019 Duration: 02:57

Digital Marketing is no longer a tool for only the largest companies. In order to remain competitive, MHEDA members must find ways to make their digital presence known.