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.
Like drones, the endeavor is another push from the company to get products to the customer...
Some major recognition from Fortune Magazine for several Big 50 companies, a new player in...
Offering more than 150,000 SKUs, the year-old company is said to be India's first large-scale e-...
In an effort to evaluate the evolving state of labor unions and scrutiny they face, let's look at some of the key pros and cons associated with union membership in today’s society.
The iconic Southern breakfast chain aims to create "The Uber of package delivery" by partnering with rideshare service Roadie.
Even longtime Wal-Mart critics lauded the move, while economists largely said the announcement reflects a tightening labor market rather than any widespread recognition that wages in the retail sector should be raised.
The reputation-based list is categorized by industry, including diversified wholesaler, industrial machinery, and electronics and office equipment wholesaler.
Three Big 50 List companies reporting their 2014 fourth quarter and full year financials lead this week's list, while news from the 2015 Grainger Show and another West Coast Port shutdown were big items as well.
At the 2015 Grainger Show, held Feb. 15-17 in Orlando, the company discussed its plan for expansion of its shoemobile network through Safety Services, Inc.
ID Big 50 List companies Anixter, Fastenal and Grainger dominated this week's Top 5, while news of shutdowns of the West Coast Ports continue to be hot items.
Shipping giant Hanjin said the company can't afford the expense of operating in Portland, one of 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast locked in an ugly labor dispute.
A report says the move is part of Grainger's initiative to become more efficient by restructuring its supplier performance management and sourcing operations.
After a solid third quarter of growth, Airgas executive chairman Peter McCausland and CEO Michael Molini discuss the impact of uncertainty in the U.S. dollar and shifting oil prices on the company's Q4 outlook.
OA Logistics' decided on the Savannah, GA area to build a new distribution center instead of the West Coast, wanting to avoid possible disruptions caused from the port labor battle.
Only one acquisition made this week's top 5, which was dominated by news that the West Coast Ports could have a complete shutdown just days from now if a labor deal isn't reached.
After reports of Amazon opening its first brick-and-mortar store in New York fizzled out, the company plans to install locations at several universities, as well as move into RadioShack locations.
Following Monday's sale announcement, several sources link New York-based equity firm Tenex Capital Management as the formerly-undisclosed buyer of the industrial supplier.
Loctite's $4.5 million Super Bowl ad aired early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's big game. Did it have its desired effect?
Gas near or below $2 a gallon has been a major boost for consumers' wallets, but it hasn't had quite the same effect on distributors' fleet costs.
Two major railway companies, Union Pacific and BNSF Railway, say volume is down and port delays could disrupt West Coast terminals.
Despite unfavorable projections, the manufacturing industry talent shortage might be about to look up as education becomes more affordable and wages start rising.
The word "customer," when describing the relationship between manufacturers-distributors, is often not used. In fact, the word is abhorrent to some manufacturers.
The President said he will call on Congress to require companies to give workers up to seven days of paid sick leave a year.