Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

 June 29, 2018

DigitalIn an effort to mobilize the industry with digitalization, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is establishing a supply chain steering committee. This group will help advance the industry’s supply chain practices.

Working together, committee members will have an opportunity to strengthen their professional development and support the industry’s transformation towards a more productive channel. If you, or someone from your organization, would like to participate on this committee, contact Rick McCarten at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 905-706-3703.

Earlier this month, EFC released a research study on digital supply chain excellence. Watch for coverage in the July 12 issue of LDS. The Image for this article is a detail from the report.

 

Looking BackIn the 1930s to 1940s, CEDA’s Western Canada membership was very stable with old line independent companies like Horsman, Ashdowns, Brettell, Marshall Wells, Electrical Supplies Ltd., etc.

Small electrical distributors just were not acceptable for membership as they did not carry the main-line manufacturers’ goods, publish a wiring device catalogue, or employ four to five salesmen as CEDA requested.

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Laura Dempsey

Owen Hurst

Laura Dempsey has been working as an outside sales representative for E.B. Horsman & Son for over 15 years, and is a member of the BCEA U40 network of young professionals. She lives in Langley, BC and is proud of her position and work with E.B. Horsman, particularly as she is the second Dempsey generation to work for the company.

Laura’s mother Shelly has worked at E.B. Horsman for over 25 years, and instilled in Laura a determination to succeed. Laura followed in her mother’s footsteps after witnessing how much her mother enjoyed her work and the people she works with at E.B. Horsman.

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Laura Dempsey

Line Goyette

I've known John Sencich since CEW began publishing. He agreed from the outset to be part of the newsletter’s Editorial Board. His contribution was regular and sustained. Always present to answer my technical questions, and refer me to the right person for additional information as needed. Always available despite his role as senior leader of an influential company.

Over the past five years, many industry insiders have cited John Sencich when I asked them to name someone who had made a difference in their lives or had inspired them as a leader.

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