Stock to the Future

Come and participate in a panel discussion around challenges cooperatives face with storing, maintaining and disposing of equipment and material. Discuss strategies for protecting product safety and quality and increasing efficiencies. This session will address the managing of poles, use of barcoding, consignment vs. non-consignment arrangements, sale of vehicles and equipment, recycling, and storage and sorting systems.


  • Robert Sherman – Senior Manager of Procurement and Facilities – United Cooperative Services, Inc.
  • Mark Shogren – Manager of Purchasing, Materials & Facilities – Pioneer Electric Cooperative, Inc.