Why We Participate in Industry Associations (Part 1)

Screen Shot 2015-04-01 at 10.31.57 AMAs a material handling equipment distributor, Outsource Equipment Company is active in both MHI and the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). So why do we do this? Why is it important for a company to participate in industry associations? Here in part one, we talk about the value of being a part of MHEDA.

The Benefits of Participating in MHEDA

MHEDA is the only trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the material handling equipment distributor. Representing all parts of the industry, MHEDA provides a wealth of resources that are pertinent to material handling – including offering opportunities for education and networking, as well as being a source for the analysis of industry stats and trends.

Founded in 1954, the mission of MHEDA is “To further improve the proficiency of Material Handling Distributors in order that they continue to be the most effective and efficient conduit in the marketplace and to be a resource to all industry stakeholders.”

MHEDA provides the following benefits to its members:

  • Employee Compensation Report
  • Annual Membership Directory
  • Discounts on business operations expenses such as Shipping, HR Consulting, Office Products, Credit Card Processing and Teleconference Services
  • HR Portal to legislative updates, forms, handbooks and more
  • Online Marketing Toolkit
  • Industry specific forms
  • Employee Recruitment Guide
  • Industry Job Descriptions

MHEDA has the resources to help your business stay competitive and your employees stay connected. Click here to watch 5 Reasons MHEDA is Right for You, and here’s a link to the online membership application. And if you’d like to talk about material handling equipment solutions from Outsource Equipment, click here or call 877-741-6711 today.