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The Material Handling Huddle is an opportunity for you to build more profitable businesses through networking and education. Increase your knowledge of issues, regulations, products and services vital to our industry. Develop and improve relationships with other dealers and manufacturers.

Join us at the Holiday Inn-Rolling Meadows, Ill. for an educational one-day conference, June 7, with key industry leaders giving you ideas to take back to your business tomorrow. This four-session format will include topics that are trending in the industry. Take part in networking opportunities before and during the event, plus a vendor mall for ideas on products and services to expand your product line.

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AME's Lean Purchasing Workshop in Cleveland Jan. 22 & 23 Helps Execs Realize Full Potential & Profit

Friday, January 2, 2009

CLEVELAND, OH — Business executives who are questioning what’s causing their purchasing costs to spike, may find that, chances are, traditional purchasing practices are at the root of the excess. For those looking to significantly reduce both lead times and material costs of up to 50 percent, while simultaneously bolstering quality and on-time delivery rates, look no further than the AME Lean Purchasing workshop in Cleveland this January. Designed to provide the real-world, effective tools needed to better the bottom line, the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) presents Lean Purchasing in Cleveland, OH on Thursday, January 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, January 23, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the Sheraton/Cleveland Airport, 5300 Riverside Drive in Cleveland.

Attendees will learn why accepting the lowest bids, sourcing from multiple suppliers for safety’s sake or issuing blanket purchase orders doesn’t pay in the end. Hosted by Rebecca Morgan, President of the Great Lakes Region of AME (IN, MI, OH) and presented by international purchasing expert and author Michael Harding, AME’s Lean Purchasing workshop on January 22nd and 23rd provides the take-away techniques and tools for identifying and quantifying cost drivers in the supply chain and improving on-time delivery without expediting or increasing inventory levels.

Attendance is limited; advance registration highly recommended. Visit for more information on speakers, event logistics/cancellation policy.

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