International Door & Operator Industry

MAY-JUN 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 The Importance of Dock & Door Safety in Warehouse Operations Every company that utilizes warehouse operations places an enormous emphasis on safety. Workplace safety is not just a principal of doing business, it's the law. ... Dan Gentile / 41 Regional Meetings Gaining Momentum With record attendance at the latest regional meetings, the board of directors have voted to continue the IDA regional meeting concept through 2019. ... Jane Treiber / 44 Young Professionals Network What's Next? The IDAExpo ® is Over... What Now? There are more opportunities to network and learn, but you need to know where to look. Here's a list of more upcoming events for this year and next. ... by Melissa Whitacre / 48 IDAssurance Mind The (Retirement) Gap! Increasingly, cost-savvy employers are looking how their employee retirement plans can affect the long- term profitability of their business. The retirement gap can affect both aging workers and their employers. ... by Andrew Stergiou / 51 IDEA News & Events What a GREAT Ride! During my tenure on the IDEA board as a director, 2nd Vice President, President and now Past- President, I've met and worked with a number of tremendous industry volunteers. ... by Joseph Chisholm / 58 C O N T E N T S INDUSTRYFOCUS President's Commentary: IDAExpo ® Follow Through Well, now that the 2018 IDAExpo ® is over, what's next? ... by Ed Hermanns / 8 LEGAL&LEGISLATION Guns & Techs One element of the issue that is not getting a lot of attention is the question of guns in the workplace. This issue is particularly compelling for door dealers. ... by Brian J. Schoolman / 11 MANAGEMENT Enhance Your Profits with Better Mix... Instead of Volume! Even after the recession builders kept pressure on Dudley to maintain low prices. As a result, Dudley was barely profitable. He needed an answer. ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 15 GARAGE DOOR ACTIVITY INDEX What Do Steel & Aluminum Tariffs Mean for the Garage Door Industry? On March 18, 2018, the President signed a tariff order for charges of 25% and 10% on foreign steel and aluminum respectively. What are the implications for the construction industry in general? ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 32 SALES&MARKETING Display Ad Retargeting 2018's Affordable Replacement for Expensive Pay-Per-Click Ads Savvy business owners are finding far more success implement- ing a strategy known as Retargetting. ... by Alain Parcan / 26 TECHNICAL To Repair or Replace? That is the Question This age-old question still baffles some who don't know which way to go. ... by Roy Bardowell III / 20 V O L U M E 5 1 I S S U E 3 J U N E 2 0 1 8 4 International Door & Operator Industry™

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