We supply America • Season 2 • Episode 3 • PG • 19 min 

Trail Blazers Who Believe In A Better Way

This summer I discovered the future of distribution is in the hands of the noble generation of leaders. These leaders are the pioneers, the mavericks, those who, as Steve Jobs asked of us – Think Different. Rocket Industrial is third generation independent distributor that does just that. They Think Different. The leadership and employees of Rocket Industrial are driven to be a force for good. You see this everywhere, in their marketing, sales, operations, technology, culture, and their focus on their people.

Championing The Noble Calling of Distribution

A world without packaging is a different economy, and Rocket Industrial takes it seriously and responsibly. “Two-thirds of everything in our landfills in the United States is packaging related” says Ryan Gallagher, CEO of Rocket. So we are on the front lines of helping our clients make those decisions to package with less.” And it’s not just talk. In 2016, Rocket Industrial initiated a promise to remove one million pounds of packaging waste from the landfill through optimization of its clients’ packaging annually. Noble Indeed!

starring in this episode

Ryan Gallagher

Chief Executive Officer

Tony Miller

Strategic Initiatives Consultant

Matt Hahn

Director of Sales & Product Strategy

Heather Simcakoski

Associate Director of Customer Experience

Michael Reischel

Manager of Production & Logistics

Zach Deering

Manager of Product Strategy

Ashley Groshek

Director of Human Resources & Talent

Ed Tutas

Divisional President

Full Interview With CEO Ryan Gallagher

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Led by founder Dirk Beveridge, UnleashWD is a design, innovation, and strategy firm who transforms legacy wholesale distributors into nimble and innovative market leaders.

Infor is a global leader in business cloud software who designs modern, intuitive, and agile solutions that help wholesale distributors achieve continuous innovation to be more competitive.

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