GAWDA is a member of the AEA.  AEA represents 43 industrial trade associations.  AEA executives meets biannually to develop programs that bring value to its members.

As an association member, GAWDA members have access to affordable educational products and programs that support the industrial distribution business.

Dates Coming Soon
2-1/2 days of practical skills, tools and fundamental disciplines that are essential for sales professionals and a productive sales team.

You will find the materials attached, or you may visit or click here.

Featuring Jason Bader
A variety of cities and dates

Hosted by The Distribution Team’s site for the seminar schedule and online registration here.  The course outline is here.

This one day course is based on the Essentials of Profitable Warehouse Operations© course created by ASA.  The course is intended to give managers a framework to teach essential warehousing functions to the teams they manage.  The content also serves to refresh old concepts and introduce additional operating efficiencies.  Topics include:

  • The role of the wholesale distributor in the supply chain
  • Inventory as cash
  • Warehouse security
  • Inventory accuracy and cycle counting
  • Preventative maintenance programs
  • Employee safety
  • Facility layout and storage systems
  • Inventory movement analysis
  • Dead Stock
  • The order transaction
  • Functional roles in the transaction
  • Team leadership and supervision

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to the AEA at 410-940-6348 and mention that you are with GAWDA.