May 15, 2020
East Penn Manufacturing Co.,
CIT Group
Convention Focus
Virtual Convention programs will provide you with a bit of the learning and connecting you would have enjoyed at MHEDA's Annual Convention. This series will feature 2020 MHEDA convention speakers presenting and answering questions live from the audience.
News You Can Use
MHEDA is able to collect, review and share important information specifically relevant to your industry, saving you and your employees valuable time.
MHEDA has partnered with Talent Exchange powered by ®, a nationwide marketplace connecting HR and business leaders to immediately employ associates whose jobs are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The platform serves as a bridge between organizations that need to quickly hire and their counterparts with employees who have been furloughed or laid off, allowing business leaders to collaborate across corporate and industry boundaries to fulfill the tremendous swings in labor needs.
We have compiled many resources to help you and those in your organization as we face this situation head-on. The information is updated daily so bookmark this link and check back often.
The shortage of skilled labor continues to plague the industry, particularly impacting companies that need to hire skilled technicians for forklift repair and for the repair and installation of automated systems. We are pleased to announce the recent launch of two certifications, the Certified Forklift Technician (CFT) and the Certified Technician in Supply Chain Automation (CTSCA).
WireCrafters Driver Access Cage
One of our most popular products is the Driver Access Cage. During this time of COVID-19, they have been especially useful. These cages are designed to keep unauthorized people from wandering around your facility.
Watch the Episode!
Break free from the traps holding you back from change.
Discuss what tasks to complete before implementing any telematic system. 
Alan Beaulieu presents a 90-minute update on economic trends in the distribution industry.
Build an organizational culture that can adapt.
Part of a quarterly webinar series planned with presentations by four of the top UID instructors.
How you engage and connect with your employees now may make a difference in the future.
Hawker Powersource, Inc.
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
Read the latest digital edition of The MHEDA Journal to see the type of valuable resources gathered by MHEDA specifically for the material handling industry. Find out more about how you can join and take advantage of these resources year round at
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Spotlight on MHEDA
These results track members’ perceptions, impact, and action plans related to COVID-19.
Do you have resources to share? Login to the MHEDA member forum to share your best practices and sources. Members that provide these products can also submit a news story about the availability.
Now more than ever it's important for you to keep your company information current and up-to-date such as contact information, product lines, descriptions, and social media links.