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Dive into the stories, struggles, and solutions from business owners and thought leaders in the wholesale distribution market.

Distribution Talk Jason Bader, Distribution Team

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Dive into the stories, struggles, and solutions from business owners and thought leaders in the wholesale distribution market.

    Mason Greene on adapting and innovating during the pandemic in foodservice distribution

    Mason Greene on adapting and innovating during the pandemic in foodservice distribution

    Few industries have weathered more storms during the pandemic than foodservice. From restaurants to suppliers, the pressure on this vibrant vertical to provide will not ease any time soon. Jason chats with Mason Greene, third-generation president of Hotel & Restaurant Supply, about how he’s fostering responsibility and encouraging innovation amidst challenges.

    • 40 min
    Katie Munro Powell on curiosity and balancing both manufacturing and distribution sides of the family business

    Katie Munro Powell on curiosity and balancing both manufacturing and distribution sides of the family business

    Curiosity is the catalyst for Katie Powell. As president of Munro Companies, Inc. in Grand Junction, CO, she approaches leadership with an inquisitive attitude. Jason and Katie discuss the finer points of running both a distribution and a manufacturing division; as well her commitment to service, whether she’s in the C-suite or leading the Girl Scout troop. 

    • 40 min
    Dale Hahs on customer relationships, peer networks, and responding to the marketplace during a pandemic

    Dale Hahs on customer relationships, peer networks, and responding to the marketplace during a pandemic

    Dale Hahs has initiated dozens of innovations throughout his career at AIS Industrial & Construction Supply in Denver - from system upgrades to expanded product lines.

    And while technology has allowed him to implement cool features such as 360º virtual warehouse views, Dale attributes his company’s success to strong customer relationships and peer networks.

    • 42 min
    David Gordon on acquisition strategy, loyalty programs, and the rep of the future

    David Gordon on acquisition strategy, loyalty programs, and the rep of the future

    David Gordon turns insights into actionable strategies for his distribution and manufacturing clients. With data at the ready and a wealth of experience to draw from, the founder of Channel Marketing Group shares his views on how COVID-19 is reshaping everything from C-suite occupancy to acquisition game plans to loyalty programs. The conversation concludes with a look at trends tracked by Channel Marketing’s recent rep of the future study.

    • 49 min
    PJ Slauson on self-guided education, mentorship, and leveraging social media

    PJ Slauson on self-guided education, mentorship, and leveraging social media

    PJ Slauson, president and CEO of CLK Supplies, LLC and Aero Lock, LLC, has grown his business from promising side hustle to profitable distributorship on his own terms. Jason chats with the 35-year-old entrepreneur about the value of a self-guided education, the art of asking for help, and the power of social media.  

    • 40 min
    Dave Roller on pricing strategy, client stratification, and turning data into profit

    Dave Roller on pricing strategy, client stratification, and turning data into profit

    If you haven’t addressed your company’s pricing plan in a while, Dave Roller says you’re leaving good money on the table. As president of Profit2, Dave has built his career helping distributors optimize their strategy - even against e-conn’s biggest names.

    Jason chats with Dave about the art and science of pricing as well as overcoming pricing challenges - even in challenging times. It’s an episode dense with profitable information.  

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

Mcq0823 ,

excellent podcast

Great podcast to learn about what is going on in the business and even ways to optimize growth.

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