The contract between the Unifor union and CN Rail, the country's largest rail company, expired at the end of last year, and talks have not resulted in progress toward a new agreement.
United Stationers and its partner brands will reposition under the new single brand, aimed to better capture the company's transformation.
Factory output ticked up last month after a flat reading in December, suggesting manufacturing is still supporting economic growth, though weaker than last year.
The Labor Department said that the decline in its producer price index last month was the biggest drop in the data series that goes back to November 2009.
Unfavorable foreign currency translation, primarily in Venezuala, heavily hampered Lincoln's quarterly and yearly profits, which showed a double-digit decreases.
The acquisition gives Arrow more capabilities in publishing strategic information to the global electronics components community.
Proponents of raising the overtime pay threshold to that level say it would make millions immediately eligible for such pay, while business groups are highly critical of the resulting higher payroll costs.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez plans to meet Tuesday in San Francisco with negotiators for both the dockworkers' union and the maritime association.
Ace's Express Delivery program allows customers to find the products they need on acehardware.com and have them delivered by an associate from their neighborhood Ace the same day.
The drop in import prices was 47 percent bigger in January than December, while the price index for U.S. exports has not recorded a monthly advance since July.
Motion's Q4 and full year sales reported healthy growth, while operating profits showed a big jump over both periods.
Acquisitions of MEDCO and CPO drove organic growth in Q4 and throughout 2014, while the company announced new investments to maximize future operating results.
The addition gives Northern Safety a Southeastern hub for its industrial safety supply business.
The critical gateways for international trade have become more like parking lots for massive cargo ships that haul a you-name-it selection of consumer goods made in Asia and return there with U.S. exports.
Scheerer Bearing Corporation and Telco Sensors join IDC's group of preferred suppliers.
ISA is one of 174 organizations that signed a letter sent to Congressional sponsors of the bill by the National Federation of Independent Business, expressing support of the effort to restore the small business expensing level to $500,000.
The Pacific Maritime Association said loading and unloading at its 29 West Coast ports would be suspended Thursday, along with both days during the weekend and Presidents Day on Monday.
A growing number of companies, including Twitter Inc., are giving their workers' a pop quiz, testing security savvy by sending spoof phishing emails to see who bites.
BoilerWAREhouse.com is a one-stop shopping tool for customers to supply their boiler rooms and other industrial equipment with maintenance hardware.