I had some local meetings this week with Scotian Gold Cooperative Limited to discuss the fall assortment and Kent Building Supplies to discuss spring 2012. Scotian Gold Cooperative Limited is a grower owned tree fruit cooperative owned by 30 apple grower members, who store and pack 50 percent of the apple production in Nova Scotia. They are the largest apple packing and storage operation in Eastern Canada with fruit arriving from 55 family operated apple orchards across the province. In addition to their 30 grower owners, they have an additional 25 farmers who bring their fruit to pack, store and market. Scotian Gold Country Store is the retail division and has been a renowned stopping place for many years. You can
Monthly Archives: August 2011
Trail Blazer’s Sales Team is Working Hard!
This week Trail Blazer’s manufacturing reps were working hard. Our manufacturers’ representatives, also known as sales agent, are individuals working for sales agency that sell Trail Blazer products to distributors & retailers. When we hire a manufacturers rep firm, this means we empower the rep to sell our products as an agent in a defined territory. The products are ordered directly Halifax, Nova Scotia and then we pay a sales commission to the manufacturers rep firm. Danny Havel presented the Xtend-A-Tools to Fred Meyers (140 plus stores based in Oregon) while he waits for the results of his meeting were he presented the Reverse D-Handle Snow Shovels to Bi-mart, 72 stores throughout Oregon, Washington & Idaho. Danny is part of a sales team with
Kelli Gouchie Eliminated my Office Number
A request I made to our team was to find ways to reduce our expenses and to always keep focused on the ultimate goal of strengthening the bottom line. Well Kelli Gouchie is on top of this as she examined our phone system and found 2 phone lines that could be eliminated. What surprised me, is one of them were mine. Kelli has eliminated my office number (468-0881) and instructed people to forward calls to my cell. With 2 land line numbers cancelled, we will save a total of $98.29 monthly. Thank you Kelli and keep up the good work. It is employees like Ms. Gouchie who will help a company succeed because they’re willing to talk to the owner, boss or supervisor to show them