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Are You Missing Out on Sales?

            How many sales opportunities might you be missing?  SKU proliferation and Intermodal Transportation have really put pressure on shipping and receiving operations.  Bluff has the solutions to help you close more sales in the last quarter of 2016. Bluff’s value packed Steel Solutions (C, CR, SB &T) offer long lasting … Continue reading Are You Missing Out on Sales?

Social Media Soup

There are so many choices for engagement, getting information, providing information, words, pictures, videos…Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, Periscope, Snapchat, Tumblr..What’s a marketing person to do?  How do we chose where to spend our time? Every day brings something new. We find it fun & exciting here, but for most companies it can be exhausting … Continue reading Social Media Soup

Struggling with your website? Bluff can help.

Many Ways Bluff Can Help You With Your Website IF you are looking into updating or creating a website it can be a long and sometimes confusing process. Once your site is built or updated, a typical goal is to get more people there. Bluff can help. Here at Bluff, we have tried to make … Continue reading Struggling with your website? Bluff can help.

MHEDA Topic #2: Secret Tech Weapons

Another great session was given by Beth Ziesenis, of Your Nerdy Best Friend. She presented an amazing number of easy to use (many free!) tools to make your work easier. Some of the relevant, free tools we learned about and are now using are: Trying to create easy & cool looking product videos? Grab a … Continue reading MHEDA Topic #2: Secret Tech Weapons

MHEDA Topic #1 Selling Value in the New Economy

This MHEDA 2015 Annual Convention session was on presented by Ryan Estis, the former Chief Strategy Officer of McCann Worldgroup advertising agency. In his hour and 15 minute presentation he discussed 5 key topics on how to sell in the Era of the Customer: Embrace continuous learning Brand the customer experience Create a process to execute … Continue reading MHEDA Topic #1 Selling Value in the New Economy

Hot upcoming markets to look out for in the next decade

If we were to divide America based on geography, demography and socio-economic factors, we would come up with nine regions. An interesting read on Yahoo finance categorized the U.S. into semi-nations and city-states based on the above-mentioned factors. The Inland West is driven by lifestyle – a strong population of “youngsters” under 20, beautiful natural … Continue reading Hot upcoming markets to look out for in the next decade

Drucker challenges with five simple, yet important questions.

“The mission says why you do what you do, not the means by which you do it.” – Peter Drucker In our day-to-day business as manufacturers, resellers, marketers, accountants or whatever titles we hold, we forget to stop and reflect. Why are we doing what we’re doing? Is it purely bottom-line economics? Or are we … Continue reading Drucker challenges with five simple, yet important questions.

Summarizing SERC 2012 – The Southeast Recycling Conference

The 25th Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show – SERC – was in sunny Destin, Florida at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa held between March 11 – 14, 2012. Two of our lucky employees got to attend this wonderful show at a fantastic location and this blog is a summary of their … Continue reading Summarizing SERC 2012 – The Southeast Recycling Conference

Simple steps to reduce shipping claims or better ways to recover damages

We’d love to have zero claims on all our shipments that go out. But in the event we do have some claims, here’s how we can all work together to either reduce the number of claims or recover the damages. Last Friday, one of our employees that works with Con-way met with one of their … Continue reading Simple steps to reduce shipping claims or better ways to recover damages