International Door & Operator Industry

MAR-APR 2018

Garage door industry magazine for garage door dealers, garage door manufacturers, garage door distributors, garage door installers, loading docks, garage door operators and openers, gates, and tools for the door industry.

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ASSOCIATIONNEWS Field Service Automation The Trend Towards Paperless Field Service Management software (FSM) helps you get the right technician to the job, prepared, on-time, and with access to the necessary information. ... / 15 IDA Introduces INDUSTRY INSIGHTS... A Unique Benchmarking Opportunity If you are looking to transform your business and take it to the next level, it starts with benchmarking. Benchmarking gives a clear understanding of your industry peers. ... Josef Roberts / 71 2018 IDAExpo ® Information The latest on the exiting IDAExpo 2018 in Las Vegas! ... / 49 Going to the IDAExpo ® in Las Vegas? You Won't Want to Miss These Two IDA Activities! Enjoy the IDA Member Services Lounge. Learn what the IDA has to offer and join! Also take advantage of the IDA 'Refer a Friend!' membership promotion. ... Jane Treiber / 78 Young Professionals Network in Las Vegas... Let's Play YPN-GO! Join the YPN for our events and our YPN-GO scavenger hunt game. Using the special app visit booths and scan the special poster. Multiple chances to win! ... by Melissa Whitacre / 82 IDAssurance Experience Modification The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly Experience Modification Rating (EMR) is a number used by insurance companies to gauge both past costs and future chances of risk. ... by Andrew Stergiou / 85 IDEA News & Events Challenges Offered... Care to Accept One? Become IDA Accredited or Certified by the end of the 2018 IDAExpo and I'll contribute $5,000 to the IDEA! ... by Joseph Chisholm / 90 C O N T E N T S INDUSTRYFOCUS President's Commentary: What Has IDA Been Up To? The IDA Board of Directors has been up to a lot. Here's a summary of their current projects. ... by Ed Hermanns / 8 LEGAL&LEGISLATION How to get OSHA Compliant Before Getting Inspected OSHA consultants offer free and confidential training and education for employers on satisfying their safety obligations. ... by Brian J. Schoolman / 11 MANAGEMENT A Messy Warehouse is Expensive! Firms with dirty, cluttered and unorganized warehouses often are not financially successful firms. ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 27 GARAGE DOOR ACTIVITY INDEX Garage Doors Well Positioned in Growing Home Improvement Market There are nearly 107.5 million residential garage doors installed in just under 135.5 million U.S. housing units. This article summarizes the distribution of garage doors in place. ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 42 SALES&MARKETING Three "Can't Miss" SEO Trends to Implement in 2018 Reaching your target audience relies on your ability to produce relevant content and optimize your website based on current best practices. ... by Alain Parcan / 36 TECHNICAL Watch Your Health! How fortunate I was to be able to run like a horse around on my 60th birthday. Little did I know that in my body there was a time bomb ticking and ready to explode. ... by Roy Bardowell / 34 V O L U M E 5 1 I S S U E 2 A P R I L 2 0 1 8 4 International Door & Operator Industry™

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