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.
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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.
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.
Offering more than 150,000 SKUs, the year-old company is said to be India's first large-scale e-commerce industrial products provider.
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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.