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A Video Introduction To New Fastening Distributor SouthernCarlson

November 24, 2015 | by SouthernCarlson | Comments

Take a look at SouthernCarlson, formed from the merger of Southern Fastening Systems, Kentec, Mid-Atlantic Fasteners, WesternTool Supply, and Duo-Fast Carolinas. The company has stores in 145 locations in 34 states and Mexico.

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How New Mobile Carts Boosted MSC Industrial's Fulfillment Efficiency

November 18, 2015 9:25 am | by NewCastle Systems

This video tells the story about how a new mobile cart with portable power eliminated wasted steps and improved profits for MSC Industrial at its newest fulfillment center in Columbus, Ohio.


VMR: Where Do Distributors Go From Here?

November 5, 2015 9:25 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

Our latest Video Market Report discusses the industrial distribution market as a whole and if businesses should re-evaluate their customers and end markets. We also touch on earnings for Applied and Kaman, and an acquisition for WESCO.


VMR: A Rough Quarter Across The Industry

October 29, 2015 11:15 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

Our latest Video Market Report centers on quarterly earnings reports for several of ID's Big 50 companies and major industrial manufacturers – most of which lowered their outlook and/or announced job cuts as profits continue to slump.


What Turns Industrial Distribution Millennials Off About A Company?

October 26, 2015 1:29 pm | by NAED

Engaging or attracting millennials is an uphill battle for some companies. Could something at your company be poison that repels a potential recruit? Hear what these Millennials have to say.


See Workhorse's Drone Delivery Concept

October 21, 2015 9:15 am | by Workhorse Group

Loveland, Ohio-based Workhorse Group received permission Oct. 14 from the FAA to begin testing a "Horsefly" delivery drone, launched from atop the company's electric trucks. See it in action here.


See The Olander Company, A Silicon Valley-Based Industrial Distributor

October 16, 2015 11:11 am | by The Olander Company

Get a video introduction to The Olander Company, a Silicon Valley, CA-based full-line distributor of standard and metric fasteners, precision hardware, electromechanical components, tools, adhesives, and wire management products.

VMR: Fastenal's Roller Coaster Week, Wolseley's CEO Search, And An Acquisition For Würth

October 15, 2015 10:25 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

ID's latest Video Market Report discusses a week filled with big Fastenal news, including its third new CEO in 11 months, a major acquisition, and the result of a hiring discrimination lawsuit.


Who And What Is Sonepar?

October 14, 2015 9:32 am | by Sonepar

Learn about the geographic and market presence, growth, and business structure of Sonepar, No. 5 on Industrial Distribution's 2015 Big 50 List.


The Grainger Internship Experience

October 12, 2015 10:28 am | by Grainger

Grainger Chicago interns of various departments share their career path and experience with the company this past summer.


A Day In The Life Of An Airgas Driver

October 9, 2015 9:50 am | by Airgas

See the story and work-life of a San Francisco delivery driver for Airgas – No. 9 on Industrial Distribution's 2015 Big 50 List.


How Does 3PL Store To Store Shipping Work At Fastenal?

October 8, 2015 9:52 am | by Fastenal

This video shows how customers can save money on shipping through Fastenal's third party logistics program.


VMR: OTP Goes Private, Grainger Moves WI Operations, And Jack Keough's Wolseley Analysis

October 8, 2015 9:40 am | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor and Anna Wells, Executive Editor

In our latest Video Market Report, we discuss the private acquisition of Ohio Transmission, Grainger relocating its Green Bay, WI distribution operations, Jack Keough's analysis on Wolseley, and acquisitions for Turtle & Hughes and Kaman.


Inside Amazon's New 1 Million Square Foot Baltimore Warehouse

October 5, 2015 9:54 am | by The Baltimore Sun

At Baltimore’s new Amazon warehouse, tens of millions of items await orders. Roughly 16 miles of roaring conveyor belts carry the goods around the massive white building, from truck to shelf to packing and out again to customers.


Warehouse Workers Compete At LogistXGames

October 2, 2015 10:17 am | by Wall Street Journal

With warehouses of companies like Amazon popping up all around New Jersey, it was only natural that the Garden State would play host to the LogistXGames, a competition commemorating the work of the employees that power those facilities.


VMR: Expansion For Lewis-Goetz & Applied Industrial, WinWholesale Is Now WinSupply, And Wolseley's 2015 Earnings

October 1, 2015 9:52 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

Our latest Video Market Report discusses Lewis-Goetz expanding its tire services, Applied Industrial Technologies' new DC in Quebec City, WinWholesale Rebranding As WinSupply, and a 2015 profit slide for Wolseley.


Crude Truth Behind Oil's Global Boom

September 25, 2015 4:25 pm | by CNNMoney

Market Movers & Shakers explores the importance of oil prices and why we should keep watch of when prices rise and fall.


VMR 20: Grainger Shares Strategy, FCX Performance Gets New CEO, Sonepar Makes Move, And The Latest On 3M & Kennametal

September 24, 2015 9:00 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

In this week's Video Market Report, we discuss Grainger's COO sharing the company's strategy, struggles, and success on Friday, a CEO change at FCX Performance, Sonepar's latest activity, and key updates on 3M and Kennametal.


VMR 19: Our Profile On Fastenal, Sales For Grainger & HD Supply, And Compensating Millennials

September 17, 2015 9:28 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

In our latest Video Market Report, we discuss our Distributor Profile on Fastenal, Grainger's August sales and HD Supply's Q2 sales, as well as popular article from Indian River Consulting Group about compensating millennial salespeople.


VMR 18: Fastenal's August Sales, Alcoa Expands 3D Manufacturing, And The Urban Distribution Center Trend

September 10, 2015 9:48 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor and Mike Hockett, Managing Editor

This week's ID Video Market Report discusses Fastenal's August sales and company info, Alcoa's 3D manufacturing expansion, a trend for smaller, urban distribution centers, and more.


Why Working More Isn't Always Productive

September 4, 2015 12:50 pm | by Business Insider

Society has glorified the hardworking people who put in 60 hours a week. Working longer hours, however, doesn't necessarily mean you will be more productive.



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