Some distributors, like HD Supply, are seeing the slowdown in the residential market affecting their sales expectations for the year. Jack Keough expands on the issue.
In an economy where every penny counts, cutting...
By partnering with manufacturers, Amazon is able to spread its footprint into more areas and get...
Could DNA marking be the solution to prevent counterfeit industrial parts from hitting the supply chain?
UPS' Worldport facility in Louisville, KY is not just a massive (and efficient) mailroom, it is a wonder of contemporary automation.
In this unbelievably competitive industry, how do you stack up? What are you doing to keep a competitive edge? Are there products that you are missing?
There was more to see than any normal human could take in within the six-day show, so we’ve collected some of the best of IMTS 2014.
Here are the product trends I felt were most prevalent by the end of the expo, as well as the booths I was particularly impressed by.
The case of a Northeast grocery chain will be studied for years as to how a family-owned company valued at some $3 billion can almost go out of business because of poor communication, a new management team considered greedy by employees, and an ousted CEO who was loved by his workers.
DNV GL's unveiling of its concept for an unmanned, battery-powered short sea vessel opens the door for shipping in the form of sea drones.
AmazonSupply is ahead right now when it comes to data, but electrical distributors may be mounting a second half comeback.
Sometimes, you’ll need to rely on the strength and diligence of your partners to make sure your supply chain operations are safe.
As the trend of startup tech companies being run by more and more Millennials takes hold, the average executive age is dropping. But should age really matter in company leadership?
A new survey shows that manufacturers are being challenged in their ability to manage storerooms for their MRO/indirect supplies.
Abe WalkingBear Sanchez tells a story relating how a company's vision should go beyond finances, rather it should reflect everyone in it.
With the continual rise of the Internet and mobile economies, manufacturers need to be able to make production decisions on the spot by leveraging the latest supply chain information at their fingertips.
Financial planner Carl Edwards says independent and credentialed advisors may tailor individual portfolios better.
General Electric looks to sell off its century-old home appliance division in a restructuring effort to focus on its industrial business.
With fantasy football, social media and other timewasters more popular than ever, let's take a look at how much money employers are actually losing because of them.
Big things are happening in today’s industrial distribution landscape — five big things, to be exact. And they are causing an uproar in the industry as they all occur simultaneously.
While jobs have been created in the manufacturing sector over the last few years, hundreds of thousands of jobs remain unfilled due to the lack of trained workers.
Brian Gardner, founder of SalesProcess360, discusses the importance of Target Account Management in gaining a competitive edge.
Walgreen Co., which owns a 45 percent stake in Alliance Boots, the largest drugstore chain in the United Kingdom, has been considering whether to use an organization technique called an inversion to take advantage of the U.K's lower corporate tax rate.