Consistency Is Key At Southern Acquisitions

Released: September 7th, 2012

According to statistics from the Loading Dock Equipment Manufacturers (LODEM), the loading dock segment of the material handling industry dropped by more than 45 percent from 2008-2010. The door industry dropped even more. Even in the face of such a precipitous drop, Southern Acquisitions, a loading dock and overhead door distributor based in Farmers Branch, Texas, was able to continue a run of success that started upon its founding ten years ago. "While our revenue dropped by 11 percent during that period, our operating earnings did not. We have grown every year we've been in business," says Vince Sullivan, president. "The key for us was that we met with all of our employees and did not lay anyone off. This is what got us through the tough times."

Read the full article at The MHEDA Journal.

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