Strategies for Success Annual Midwest Runner Networking Conference

Network and learn with fellow Midwest Runner Members. Sessions will be held by Profit Team Consulting, Panel Armor, G-COR, EZ-Route, and Midwest Runner. This event is for Owners, General Managers, Production Managers and Sales Personnel.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Feb 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – Feb 16, 2019, 3:30 PM
Holiday Inn Mansfield-Conference Ctr, 116 Park Ave W, Mansfield, OH 44902, USA

About The Event

Join your fellow Midwest Runner members during our 2nd annual networking conference. There are many new members in our network this year. As we continue to grow, being able to put a name to a face is very important in building lasting relationships between your vendors and customers. This year we are going to throw a 2 day event geared towards owners, general managers, production personnel, and sales personnel.

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Friday 2/15 General Managers and Owners Only (Owners and GM's can choose what class they want to attend 2/16)

Milliron Industries Shredder Tour

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Tour a state of the art shredding facility that processes 1000 tons per day.

2384 Springmill Rd Mansfield, Ohio 44903

Bus services will be provided from the Hotel. Please park at Milliron Auto Parts (across the street) if you are driving on your own.

Lunch: 116 Park Ave West Mansfield, Ohio 44902

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Maximizing Midwest Runner Sales

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mike Kunkel - Profit Team Consulting

Topics include dollar based versus percentage based broker parts profit models, reducing unit overhead cost by brokering parts, and exposing your parts electronically for greater sales.

Standardization of Packaging Program

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Charlie Salter and Gene Piscopo - Panel Armor

Adequately protecting your investment

Midwest Member Meeting

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Karl Milliron - Midwest Automotive Trucking

Jim McKinney - EZ-Route

Karl will discuss the current and future opportunities that are available for Midwest Members, new packaging Program, potential for cross network trading, opportunities to improve through EZ-QC.

Midwest Runner networking reception for all guests

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Heavy appetizers provided

Saturday 2/16 Sales Personnel

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Utilizing EZ-Runner

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Jim McKinney -EZ-Route

Jim will dive into proper use and new functions of EZ-Runner built to make selling, tracking, grading, and returning a process that works for all yards.

Maximizing the Midwest Runner to Service Your Customer

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mike Kunkel - Profit Team Consulting

Utilizing the Midwest network to its fullest potential, growing sales dollars and improving customer satisfaction.

Personal growth, Goal Setting, Self improvement

11;15 AM - 12:00 Pm

Mike Kunkel - Profit Team Consulting

Identifying personal KPI's and developing processes to measure on a continuing basis.

Lunch with G-Cor

12:00 PM - 1:00 Pm

Judgement Time

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Charlie Salter & Gene Piscopo - Panel Armor

The Panel Armor team will discuss damage credits, including a live repair. With a combined 75+ years in the insurance, collision, and salvage industries there is nobody better in the business to keep money in your pocket through educating sales peoples knowledge of repair times.

Quality Control Made EZ

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Jim McKinney - EZ-Route

Learn about the first of its kind quality manager designed to reduce credit and returns by improving communications between sales and production teams within the Midwest Runner.

Midwest Runner Closing Meeting

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

During this meeting we will review take away's from the meeting and discuss future developments for the Midwest Runner.

Saturday 2/16 Production Personnel

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Productions Processes for Midwest success

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Lee Worman - Profit Team Consulting

Learn how defined internal processes improve working relationships between yards on the Midwest Runner to reduce expenses and costly returns. Lee will dive into the process's of prepping, QCing, packaging and determining if your part is of quality Midwest members expect.

Product Packaging & Standardization

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Charlie Slater & Gene Piscopo - Panel Armor

Demonstrations on the new, Midwest endorsed, packaging offering from Panel Armor. We will also review Midwest's updated packaging policy.

Utilizing EZ-Runner

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Jim McKinney -EZ-Route

Jim will dive into proper use and new functions of EZ-Runner built to make selling, tracking, grading, and returning a process that works for all yards.

Lunch with G-Cor

12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Judgement Time

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Charlie Salter & Gene Piscopo - Panel Armor

The Panel Armor Team will discuss damage credits, including a live repair. With a combined 75+ years in the insurance, collision, and salvage industries there is nobody better in the business to keep money in your pocket through educating sales peoples knowledge of repair times.

Quality Control Made EZ

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Jim McKinney - EZ-Route

Learn about the first of its kind quality manager designed to reduce credit and returns by improving communications between sales and production teams within the Midwest Runner.

Midwest Runner Closing Meeting

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

During this meeting we will review take away's from the meeting and discuss future developments for the Midwest Runner.

Location

Holiday Inn Mansfield-Conference Ctr

We have a block room rate of $82/Night. The block is from 2/14-2/16

Hotel Website

If you are flying in for the meeting, Check Cleveland, Akron, and Columbus. They are all within 70 miles.