The word "customer," when describing the relationship between manufacturers-distributors, is often not used. In fact, the word is abhorrent to some manufacturers.
Despite unfavorable projections, the...
The word "customer," when describing the...
Pacific Maritime Association officials say dock employees have withheld worker shifts since October, slowing productivity that could lead to a shutdown.
Stressing stagnant recovery in the construction equipment sector since the 2008 recession, AED has reiterated and expanded on what it asked Congress for 3 years ago.
Nearing 3 years since its debut, 2015 could be the year AmazonSupply becomes a juggernaut in the B2B marketplace.
Anixter is likely to gain more than $500 million in the sale, which comes after a failed attempt to sell the company last August.
New Industrial supplier OnHandSupply.com is sure to raise some eyebrows with its unique business model, in that it sells value-added products directly to end users.
Analyzing how and why your employees are motivated will increase your productivity & profits.
MSC Industrial Supply CIO Charles Bonomo takes part in a Q&A about how the MRO supplier — No. 14 on ID's 2014 Big 50 List — has gone from classic brick-and-mortar to a distributor that's a high-tech partner for its customer base.
The company shared impressive sales growth targets for 2018 at its recent analysts meeting, and how it plans to achieve them.
Though the new regulation clearly has its benefits, it is not without costs, and unfortunately most of the expenses will be shouldered by the manufacturing industry.
During a keynote presentation at the recent STAFTDA convention in Charlotte, NC, economist Alan Beaulieu showed why he's optimistic about the U.S. economy, and specifically the manufacturing sector.
Currently part of the company's industrial automation business, the power transmission business is based in Florence, Kentucky, and has over 3,000 employees around the world.
Game Plan 2014, hosted Nov. 4-5 by Hybris in Schaumburg, IL, provided distributors and manufacturers of all sizes with a clear vision of what an effective e-commerce platform should look like.
MSC's recent investments temporarily hindered operating margins, but in the end will produce long-term returns in the form of top-line growth, and increased sales and profitability.
The third annual UnleashWD in Chicago was a great opportunity for distributors to learn how to inject innovation and new thinking into their existing business.
NetSuite's Ranga Bodla explains the importance of ensuring an organization's business processes match those of the supporting IT system, of leveraging the best practices for each vertical industry, and knowing what to look for in your ERP partner.
The Alliance for American Manufacturing responds to Walmart's infographic — which touted selling made-in-America products — with an infographic of its own.
With Amazon under a microscope, where will the company focus its efforts and, just as important, its investments?
The potential effects of enacting President Obama's proposed minimum wage hike to $10.10 are discussed for the economy, employers, and workers.
Though the company's gross margins may be slow in the short term, Fastenal has many positive signs of growth for the rest of the year and 2015.
As the Supreme Court weighs arguments on when the working day ends for Amazon.com warehouse workers, it stirs the question of what exactly employees should be paid for.