Frank Kaiser, a proven leader and veteran of both the airline and funeral service industries, was named president of the DW McComb Group, effective today. Kaiser has served as president and CEO of Eagle’s Wings Air (EWA), the nation’s leading provider of logistics services to North American funeral homes and shipping services, since its founding in 2007
Last Thursday Kelco Supply Company made the below #tbt (aka: throwback thursday) post on their Facebook Page. We must say this is by far the most scandalous ad we have seen from a funeral supplier located in the US.
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This man definitely woke up in the kitchen sayin’ how the hell did this sh-t happen, oh baby. Witnesses on a busy Houston street say a man high on embalming fluid stripped naked and started screaming “surfoard” and “doing the Beyonce” while dancing
Physicians Mutual has been awarded the Promise to the Earth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation. The award recognizes the sustained commitment and leadership by a corporation partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation on special projects. The company was presented with the distinctive award at the recent Arbor Day Foundation’s annual Arbor Day Awards held in Nebraska City, Neb.
For the sixth consecutive year, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition, April 8-11 in Las Vegas, Nevada, set new attendance and exhibit records. The convention drew 2,190 total attendees—beating last year’s record by 14—and 530 supplier booths, both all-time high figures. The convention also attracted at least 283 first-time attendees.
Having worked in the industry now for over four years as well as attending literally hundreds of funerals, I have experienced both pleasure and some misfortune when meeting Funeral Directors. As a result of my experience, I now am able to categorize Funeral Directors as belonging to one of two groups: The People over Profit Director, or the Profit over People Director. (I will outline how I distinguish between the two below.)
I work with both my dad and my grandfather. When I first started at the funeral home as a young, eager 16 year old, I told my Pop-pop, while we cleaned the storm windows with generic Windex, “I want to gain as much wisdom from you as I can.” He shot back, surprisingly, by telling me, “Don’t learn from me. I don’t have any wisdom.”
Robert J. Inman, the Chairman of Inman Shipping Worldwide, and Marilyn Nixon-Inman, the company’s President, both announced their retirement today, marking over 60 years of industry success. As part of Inman’s strategy, ownership of Inman Shipping Worldwide will immediately transition to the newly formed DW McComb Group, a holding company which will oversee and manage a number of subsidiary companies focused on serving the funeral service profession on a global basis.
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