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Mark Metcalfe of Nexeed Inc.
Mark Metcalfe
Supply Chain Woes Offer a Chance to Better Relate to Customers

I’ve spent months organizing a new build for our company here in Manitoba. It hasn’t been easy, working with contractors in the middle of a pandemic to build our new facility. Deciding which contractor to go with wasn’t easy. In the end, it came down to picking the one who we felt best understood what we were going through.

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Dennis Roth of Nexeed Inc.
Dennis Roth
Of Mice, Men and Seed Quality

There’s an old saying about the best laid plans of mice and men often going awry. The point is that no matter how hard a person tries to make everything go right in life, things can get complicated very quickly. Prior to my time...

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Ryan Floyde of Nexeed Inc.
Ryan Floyde
When A Customer Needs Help, Being a ‘Local’ has its Benefits

You might remember the Bill Murray movie What About Bob? In one scene he wears a memorable blue t-shirt with the slogan “Don’t Hassle Me, I’m Local” emblazoned on it...

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Rod Cockerline of Nexeed Inc.
Rod Cockerline
Does Killing Time Harm Eternity? Wasting it Hurts Your Business

When I was put in charge of managing a sales team, I finally had to figure out what I was doing right as a salesperson. In mentoring my team, I realized success came down to one thing: time management...

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Mark Metcalfe of Nexeed Inc.
Mark Metcalfe
Why I Think About Food All the Time

Food is critical to my business, and I constantly think in terms of it. It wasn’t always that way, but in recent years I’ve realized how everything we do revolves around it. That realization has made all the difference to our success as a team...

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Rod Cockerline of Nexeed Inc.
Rod Cockerline
The Low-Tech Effectiveness of RodCAD

Every processing plant begins with a vision in someone’s head. It’s my job to take that vision and turn it into reality. Every seed plant I design is made possible through a software program I invented called RodCAD. It’s not a real software program that runs on an actual computer...

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Mark Metcalfe of Nexeed Inc.
Mark Metcalfe
Communication Challenges Posed by the Pandemic Offer Lessons for us All

Whether it’s six weeks or six months from now, once this all settles down, I think it will have big impact on how we communicate as a society. I believe some people may find they can get by without doing nearly as much traveling as they have become accustomed to...

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Garry Hamilton of Nexeed Inc.
Garry Hamilton
There’s 2 Kinds of After-Sales Support, and They’re Equally Important

We take pride in providing quality machinery. It’s key to success in the colour sorter sphere and in seed processing. But there’s another key component that comes after a sale is made, and that’s after-sales service and support. I’ve learned there are two kinds of after-sales support...

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Ryan Floyde of Nexeed Inc.
Ryan Floyde
Cutting Down on Service Calls and Boosting Machine Longevity is a Winning Combination

I recently had a phone call with a customer who said they had changed out three parts on their Cimbria Delta air screen in an 18-year span. For nearly two decades, this piece of equipment had been humming along in a seed plant doing its job and barely needed any attention at all in that time...

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Dennis Roth of Nexeed Inc.
Dennis Roth
What the Past 12 Months Taught Me About Territory Management?

You hear it all the time — knowledge is key. The more you know, the better you will be at what you do. It has become a cliché if there ever was one, but I can attest to the fact that it’s true, and a necessary part of being a good territory manager. But knowledge is only a part of the equation...

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Rod Cockerline of Nexeed Inc.
Rod Cockerline
What Shopping at Ikea and Building a Seed Plant Have in Common?

Anyone who has shopped at Ikea knows their products are affordable, attractive, practical, useful and simple to put together. It all comes in one box —no hassle. I believe in the same concept for seed cleaning plants. One of the benefits of offering equipment that’s all made by one manufacturer...

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Bob Salnykov of Nexeed Inc.
Bob Salnykov
3 Reasons There’s No Substitute for an In-Person Demo

You might have noticed it’s next to impossible to buy a new car online. Sure, you can now use the internet to look at specs and decide what car you want, but in most cases, you still have to go to a dealership (or the salesperson can bring the car to you) to do a test drive...

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