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Take A Look Inside HD Supply’s Distribution Centers

August 3, 2015 | by HD Supply | Comments

Take a behind-the-scenes look at some of the facilities and members of HD Supply, which has more than 6.9 million square feet of space in its distribution centers.

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A Video Trip Through Fastenal History

August 4, 2015 9:15 am | by Fastenal Fastenal

Fastenal – No. 12 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List – takes you on a journey of key events and milestones in company history starting with its IPO in 1987.


Video Market Report 11: Oberton Rejoins Fastenal, Grainger Gets Cyberattacked, And Several Big 50 Acquisitions

July 23, 2015 8:22 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff

In our latest VMR, we discuss Grainger's June cyberattack, Fastenal's latest quarterly earnings and Will Oberton's return to the role of CEO, acquisitions for three Big 50 companies, and examine 3D printing's potential in the market.


Industry Insider: What Amazon Business Means For Industrial Distributors, Pt. 1

July 22, 2015 8:02 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff

ID editors Anna Wells and Mike Hockett discuss the impact of newfound Amazon Business on industrial distributors, with insights from executives Prentis Wilson and Petra Schindler-Carter.


Graybar CEO: Distribution Offers Great Opportunities

June 15, 2015 9:32 am | by NAED

Graybar CEO Kathy Mazzarella talks about receiving the 2015 NAED Women in Industry Trailblazer Award, the challenge facing distribution as a B2B business, and the numerous job opportunities in the industry.


Is The Reshoring Of U.S. Manufacturing A Myth?

May 21, 2015 1:43 pm | by KnowledgeAtWharton

While it’s true that some companies are bringing manufacturing back to the U.S., just as much new outsourcing is underway, according to new Wharton research.


This is How A Driverless Truck Works

May 18, 2015 10:07 am | by Bloomburg Business

Regulatory and technological obstacles may hold back the driverless car for decades. But one of the first driverless semi-trucks is already driving, legally, on the highway's of Nevada.


The Most Expensive Regulation In Manufacturing History?

April 22, 2015 11:51 am | by NAMvideo

The National Association of Manufacturers released a new study that states the ozone regulation under consideration by the EPA could cost manufacturing and the total U.S. economy $140 billion per year.


Is The Pace Of FAA Drone Regulation Approval Too Slow?

April 8, 2015 4:41 pm | by Bloomberg Business

32 Advisors Founder and CEO Robert Wolf discusses the future of commercial and industrial drones.


Behind The Historic U.S. Oil Supply Glut

March 27, 2015 12:29 pm | by Bloomberg Business

Societe Generale Global Head of Oil Research Michael Wittner discusses rising U.S. oil stockpiles.


New Alternatives To Computer Passwords

March 26, 2015 10:18 am

Forget about forgetting passwords.


How Do You Turn A Box Into A Business?

March 25, 2015 10:12 am | by NetSuite

Long-time NetSuite customer EcoBox shares the story of their journey to build a successful, growing distribution company out of boxes, new and used.


$20 Oil Could Be A Reality If This Happens

March 25, 2015 10:04 am | by Bloomberg Business

The U.S. is pumping so much oil it's running out of places to stash it, and that could have a big impact on oil prices. So what happens if we run out of space? And what are the chances that will happen? Bloomberg's Tom Randall explains.


FAA Gives Amazon Limited Permission To Test Delivery Drones

March 20, 2015 9:49 am | by NewsyBusiness

Amazon's ambitious Prime Air drone delivery service took another step forward Thursday, after the FAA gave the company permission to test its drones under a strict set of requirements.


Study Says It Will Take Decades to Close Gender Wage Gap

March 13, 2015 3:58 pm | by CBS This Morning

A new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research forecasts the national gender wage gap will close in the year 2058, meaning women will not receive equal pay for the next 43 years. In some states, it will take even longer.


The Dollar Is Making A Comeback

March 13, 2015 11:26 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor

At the end of last Wednesday the dollar ended at its highest value of $1.05 against the euro in 12 years. This isn’t the end either, according to analysts the dollar could very well become even more valuable in the coming days.


Why Cheap Oil Doesn't Stop The Drilling

March 10, 2015 5:17 pm | by Bloomberg Business

If oil rigs lead to new wells, fewer rigs should lead to less oil, right? Not necessarily. Bloomberg's Tom Randall explains.


Investigation Finds Hurt Workers Suffer More In Some States

March 5, 2015 3:15 pm | by NewsyBusiness

ProPublica and NPR's joint investigation found drastic cuts to workers compensation benefits and employees' access to those benefits.


Cargo Backlog Grows On West Coast Ports

February 27, 2015 3:11 pm | by CBS News

There are 36 ships anchored offshore waiting to get into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Despite a new contract for dockworkers, there's still an enormous backlog of cargo waiting to be shipped overseas.


Why The U.S. Is Not Winning The Global Currency War

February 25, 2015 12:40 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, IMPO

As countries around the world take efforts to weaken their currencies the strength of the U.S. dollar is rising. While, this may seem positive at face value a strong U.S. dollar can have some unfortunate consequences.


Supply Chain Consumers Hope White House Involvement Speeds Up Port Labor Negotiations

February 18, 2015 11:13 am | by Fox News

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez meets with negotiators for both the dockworkers' union and maritime association for a second straight day Wednesday in San Francisco to try and resolve a stalemate between dockworkers and their employers.



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