This year’s “Member on Display” session will feature Ron Chandler, Co-Owner of Becknell Wholesale Co., Lubbock, Texas. Becknell Wholesale Co. is a family owned and operated wholesale firm headquartered in Lubbock, Texas. The company was founded by E. W. Becknell in 1951. Originally started as a hardware wholesaler, Becknell has evolved into one of the leading aftermarket farm parts and farm hardware distributors in the U.S. The firm has facilities and resources to warehouse, promote and distribute merchandise cost effectively to more than 1,500 dealers. At present, Becknell distributes product for more than 200 manufacturers to a dealer base located throughout the territory shown below. Twelve outside territory salesmen, along with six inside salesmen, service these accounts. The Lubbock, Texas, headquarters consists of 106,000 square feet of warehouse and office space. The Dallas distribution center was started in 1988 to service dealers in the area. A new 39,000 square foot warehouse was constructed in 2005. Forty people are employed in the Lubbock Distribution Center and twelve in Dallas. Becknell Wholesale, with more than 50 years of experience, continuously strives to provide excellent service with competitive prices.
The primary goal of EMDA’s Spring Management Workshop is to help participants gain insight from other association members in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Past meeting participants have consistently rated the knowledge gained from peer interaction like the “Member on Display” sessions as one of the most valuable lessons learned during the Spring Management Workshop.
Register today and plan to join your fellow reps and distributors at EMDA’s Spring Management Workshop this March 18 & 19 in Nashville, Tennessee