Grainger dominates this week's Top 5 with a sluggish quarterly financial report and news of potential expansion, while fellow Big 50 list companies Fastenal, MSC Industrial, and ERIKS-owned Lewis-Goetz were each big items as well.
Grainger dominates this week's Top 5 with a sluggish quarterly financial report and news of...
As consolidation continues to increase, what MSC CEO Erik Gershwind said in the company's post-...
Grainger has plans for a new 1-to-1.3 million square foot facility, scheduled for construction...
After nearly three weeks of relative calmness on the merger & acquisition front, the past seven days have been M&A mania as several of ID's Big 50 companies and others have added to their reach.
Wolseley UK will implement the technology across its entire network by the end of the month, which allows delivery trucks to alert branch recipients when they are 20 minutes away.
A recent study done on behalf of Zebra Technologies found that found 96 percent of transportation and logistics companies agree that the Internet of Things is the most strategic technological initiative their organization will undertake this decade.
New roll outs from Grainger and Amazon had the industry's Internet abuzz over the past few days, while distributor thought leadership pieces on keeping a sales edge and partnering with manufacturers for growth were other big items for ID.
It's not an April Fools' joke. The dream of pressing a button to restock items is now a reality with Amazon's latest product ordering development. What future implications could it have?
After the FAA approved an already obsolete delivery drone last week, Amazon has already gone abroad to further develop its Prime Air technology.
With the upcoming AR/FR changes going into effect April 1, Magid has produced this infographic to help simplify the standards and ratings.
An analysis on Fastenal, OSHA's 2014 most cited workplace safety violations, and financial updates from two of ID's largest Big 50 companies led the top items of the past week.
In honor of the NCAA Tournament, LORD Corporation outlines five ways its adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies are part of the mix in this infographic.
Amazon's top policy executive told a Senate subcommittee that the drone testing approval it got from the FAA last week was irrelevant when it arrived because it was for an aircraft the company is no longer testing.
This week's top items included articles on the sales front and a discussion on why distributors should look to grow through the oil & gas market, announcements from Fastenal and Interline Brands, and Affiliated Distributors news.
Projections show that Utah, North Dakota, Louisiana, and Wyoming also have another century to go before reaching wage equality, and manufacturing factors in prominently.
With March Madness now in full swing, workplaces will lose time and money due to employees filling out brackets, checking scores, and watching games during work hours over the next few weeks, especially this Thursday and Friday.
A relatively quiet week across the market didn't include major news on acquisitions or executive leadership changes, but market analysis on Amazon.com, Kaman Industrial Technologies, and the global fasteners market highlighted the past seven days on Industrial Distribution.
With Amazon.com ever-growing its distribution network, here's a roundup of the news from the past couple months regarding the company's newest fulfillment centers and where you can expect ones in the near future.
Coming off its biggest acquisition in company history last year, Kaman Industrial Technologies has followed up with hiring expansion and intends to stay active on acquisition front.
This week's Top 5 was a mixed bag, highlighted by company strategy news out of February's Grainger Show, Fastenal's monthly sales report, and expansion for Affiliated Distributors.
A total of 63 industrial distributors, manufacturers, and individuals have made pledges as of March 1, including several ID Big 50 List companies.
Like drones, the endeavor is another push from the company to get products to the customer faster and save on warehousing costs. The concept could have an impact on industrial distribution in the near future.
Some major recognition from Fortune Magazine for several Big 50 companies, a new player in the industrial B2B market, and the long-awaited end to the West Coast Ports labor standoff are included in this week's top items.