MHEDA CEO Liz Richards Announces Retirement

November 28, 2022 Duration: 01:50

After 27-plus years at the helm of MHEDA, Liz Richards, CEO has announced that she will be retiring on December 31, 2023. “It has been an incredible experience to work with so many professionals in MHEDA, the Board of Directors, the membership and of course, the amazing team of associates who work tirelessly to bring […]

2022 Women in Industry Conference Recap

November 15, 2022 Duration: 03:13

On behalf of MHEDA, MHI and WERC, Thank You to the nearly 70 women representing 30+ material handling companies from across the country who attended the 2022 Women in Industry Conference on November 2 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL. Together we spent the day learning, connecting and Recalibrating. Thank you event […]

MHEDA Talks: Robin Ritz on Work/Life Balance

September 29, 2022 Duration: 31:44

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Robin Ritz, Creative Visionary at InCord, about work/life balance including identifying causes of a poor balance, setting boundaries, saying no when necessary, creating a culture that supports a healthy balance, and more.   Stay tuned for more episodes of the MHEDA Talks podcast series when Shari will interview industry […]

MHEDA Talks: Jeremy Wall on the Importance of Professional Development

July 21, 2022 Duration: 34:51

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Jeremy Wall, CEO and Co-Founder of GoalMakers about the importance of professional development at all stages of your career and about MHEDA’s Master Manager 10-week program. You can learn more and register for the Master Manager program at .  Stay tuned for more episodes of the MHEDA Talks […]

WEX Fuel Savings Program

June 21, 2022 Duration: 06:41

Your MHEDA membership can help you reduce the impact of rising fuel costs! MHEDA has partnered with Savings4Members to offer discounts on many business services including exlusive savings with WEX fuel cards. These cards offer the following benefits: Free to enroll (all set up and card fees waived) Accepted at over 95% of gas stations […]

How Your MHEDA Membership Can Save You Thousands

May 18, 2022 Duration: 25:48

Are you overspending on the everyday expenses that keep your business running? Your MHEDA member benefits can help you double-check. As a MHEDA member, you could pay less for credit card processing, payroll, uniforms, fuel, office supplies, shipping, and much more. If you’re not already using your membership to cut costs and boost profitability, this […]

Thank you for attending the MHEDA 2022 Convention!

May 10, 2022 Duration: 02:50

Thank you so much to the nearly 600 MHEDA Members representing over 200 companies from around the world that joined us April 23-27 at the Loews Sapphire Falls in Orlando, Florida. It was so amazing to see the Material Handling community together again for a few days of learning, networking, giving back and having fun. […]

MHEDA Women in Industry Giving Back

May 5, 2022 Duration: 02:10

Over 75 women in the material handling industry came together during the 2022 MHEDA annual convention to make a difference in the lives of women and children in Orlando. During the women in industry breakfast, attendees came together with the One Heart for Women and Children organization to pack hygiene and food bags. Over 1,000 […]

MHEDA Talks: Todd Cohen on Building a Sales Culture

March 17, 2022 Duration: 28:06

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Todd Cohen, CSP, Sales Speaker and Author. Todd shares his vision of how everyone in your company is a sales person, and how creating a silo culture can slow your business growth. Join Todd in one of his two sessions at the MHEDA […]

Financial Benchmarking with the DiSC Report

February 12, 2022 Duration: 00:31

Access to financial benchmarking data will help you plan for the future. The MHEDA DiSC (Distributor Statistical Comparison) Report is a financial benchmarking study that reviews and compares MHEDA distributor member companies to give you customized data and insights on three important profit drivers: Growth, Gross Margin, Expenses. The report is based on financial data […]

MHEDA Talks: Tom Albero, John Gelsimino, and Katie Richards on MHEDA’s DiSC Survey

January 14, 2022 Duration: 38:08

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Tom Albero, John Gelsimino, and Katie Richards. They discuss the benefits and updates to MHEDA’s DiSC Survey. Benchmark your company performance and join us for the roundtable discussion for the Industrial Truck Results at the 2022 MHEDA Convention in Orlando. Members can learn […]

Join the MHEDA Community

November 18, 2021 Duration: 02:05

MHEDA serves over 600 member companies and 5,000+ individuals in the material handling industry with a variety of education programs, networking opportunities, and other business resources. Find out how to become part of our growing community at

Economic Advisory Report: October 2021

October 27, 2021 Duration: 06:35

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is available to members only. Order and download the new report as well as past archived issues (requires member login).

Material Handling as a Career Path

September 15, 2021 Duration: 03:02

Working directly with members, this video has been created by MHEDA & MHI for our member companies to use on your own website. It is intended to help communicate to students and recent graduates the vast opportunities and career paths available in the Material Handling and Supply Chain industry – and will help you attract the young, […]

A Day in the Life of a Forklift Technician

September 15, 2021 Duration: 03:23

To help students get started on their path to becoming a forklift technician, MHEDA has partnered with MSSC to develop a Certified Forklift Technician Program. Exclusive Benefit for MHEDA & MHI Member Companies! Place this FREE video on your company’s website to retain and recruit top talent. Find out more at

Learn More about MHEDA’s MVP Program

June 1, 2021 Duration: 01:05

Thinking about becoming a MHEDA MVP? Watch this video to learn more and also get fellow MHEDA Members’ perspective about what it means to their business to be an MVP.

Demonstrate Your Commitment with the MHEDA’s MVS Award

June 1, 2021 Duration: 01:30

Introducing the MVS or Most Valuable Supplier Award, a recognition awarded to MHEDA suppliers who have proven excellence based on a set of requirements. Visit for more information.

Expand Your Professional Horizons with MHEDA’s LMS

April 30, 2021 Duration: 02:09

Have you heard about MHEDA’s best kept secret?  Our Learning Management System or LMS is a Member only resource designed to provide you with a modern way to enhance your professional career development and track your learning progress. Start your journey at!

On-Boarding Remote Employees

December 3, 2020 Duration: 37:24

We’ve all been there. We’ve been the new person. And for many of us, we’ve also been the person responsible for the new person. Learn how to create a consistent and stable on-boarding program to make a lasting impression on your new employees and give them the best chance to be successful at your company. […]

Managing Your Profile

September 10, 2020 Duration: 08:23

You can now edit your personal and company profiles online at It’s very important to keep this information updated to help potential customers find you! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to view and update your profile.

Credit Card Processing – Protecting Your People and Profits

May 12, 2020 Duration: 33:31

Jerry Smith of CardConnect AIP explains the very confusing industry of credit card processing and how you can minimize your processing fees. Find out more about MHEDA’s cost savings program through CardConnect.

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.