Bluff offices and plants remain open and operational at this time and we will continue to make every effort to serve the needs of our customers.
Have you ever been in a situation when you feel your mind and/or body has been pushed to its limits? Many of us have at different points in our life. Those events can be painful at the time and usually lead to growth and learning. Ryan Steinly, one of our welders, learned this in a … Continue reading Got Rucking?
We are hearing it across the country – with the turn-around in the economy, warehouse space is coming at a higher premium. According to Cushman & Wakefield’s ) North American Industrial Real Estate Forecast 2015-2017, the warehouse sector has had 19 consecutive quarters of declining vacancies. While significant construction is starting to happen, rents are still projected … Continue reading Move Up Not Out
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
One of our Wine & Beer Distribution end users shared that they were able to save 12,000 sq feet and $8,000 monthly with the square feet they were able to reclaim with our Keg and Wine Flow products. At MHEDA we showcased our Keg Flow and Wine Bottle Flow Rack products and we were overwhelmed … Continue reading Help your Customers Save $8,000 Per Month
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
Proper ladder selection is a key component in work place safety. To avoid dangerous accidents, you need to properly select the most appropriate ladder and platform system. To meet those needs, Bluff has partnered with Tri-Arc, a leading manufacturer of ladders and systems since 1960. For years, Bluff customers have requested rolling ladders to complement … Continue reading Bluff Starts You Rolling with a New Partnership
Your business moves quickly. You are responsive to the changing environment. You are always on the look out for ways to improve efficiency Learn how wine and keg flow racks help you do that and increase your profitability. The proliferation of craft beer SKU’s has everyone looking to gain an edge in storage and delivery. … Continue reading Wine and Keg Flow Racks Speed Up Handling of Kegs
Entrepreneurs talk boldly about risk and about embracing the lessons of failure when things go wrong. But what if one’s failure is epic and instantaneous, with 100-million-plus people watching live and most of them agreeing the risk you took was really, really dumb? This Chicago Tribune article asked a few entrepreneurs and leadership experts to … Continue reading Leadership Lessons From Seahawks Super Bowl Fail: Own It & Grow
The Super Bowl was last February 2. National Forklift Safety Day was last June 10. Certainly, neither date is important now except for how they raised our awareness of the need for talent, discipline, and extra precautions in the regular season. Of note, the professional training camps started in July, but the really savvy professionals … Continue reading Why Forklift Safety is Like the Regular Football Season and Not the Playoffs