Value-Added Selling is a content-rich message of hope, one that distributors need to hear - and implement - in these tough economic times.
This year, for the first time ever, Industrial Distribution's annual Big 50 List is announced via special video presentation. This highly-anticipated list recognizes the industrial market's 50 largest global distributors. The video countdown will reveal this year's roster starting from 50 all the way to #1.
We all know that too many options often come with lots of headaches — not so with Insite Software. A robust platform accompanied by personal attention and quick implementations set Insite apart from other enterprise vendors and assure an eCommerce solution that works for your business.
Expanding on the introduction of the Snap-On Industrial Brand’s new Tools @ Height Program, John Martell takes a closer look at the tools and their engineered attachment points created for the program to increase safety and productivity on the jobsite.
Game Plan is the only e-commerce Forum for the B2B market of Brands, Manufacturers, and Distributors. Brian Walker, Senior Vice President of Strategy at hybris, shares his thoughts on the importance of a B2B forum such as Game Plan. This is a place where B2B thought leaders can come together and discuss what is happening in the current market.
The third most common occurrence of death in the workplace is when people fall. The fourth most common? When things fall on people. Martell discusses the new program from Snap-on that aims to keep things from falling on people, so that this category can fall off the statistics charts.
Monday's ISA wrap-up report from IDtv features ISA Vice President Michael Carr on the value of connecting suppliers with their partners, Anna Wells and Jack Keough discuss face-to-face training with product demos, and an exclusive interview with Cataleap's Tim Barry on the future of the catalog.
Sunday's ISA wrap-up report from IDtv includes John Buckley on the changes to the ISA program and how they reflect the need for distributors to "thrive in a connected world," Anna Wells and Jack Keough discuss how best practices have morphed based on market shifts and customer demands, and a look at some of the newest products and solutions on display.
Spacesaver Industrial explains how industrial users can take existing racking equipment and mobilize it for more effective storage and accessibility. See how the ActiveRAC system allows for cost reduction via its condensed storage capability, allowing expanding businesses to take back the square footage they need for production.
In the sixth episode of the Industrial Distribution Video Market Report, we highlight the latest consolidation trends, including news from MSC, Barnes Group, ITW, and Rexnord. Financial updates follow Grainger, United Stationers and Lincoln Electric, and announcements from trade associations show market segment improvements and efforts towards talent management.
This week's Industrial Distribution Video Market Report, brought to you by IDtv, features the latest in consolidation news, year-end financial results for Applied Technologies, sales recruitment tips from Scott Hudson of Chally Group Worldwide, and a chance to register to a free Webinar by Industrial Distribution discussing online selling for distributors.
This week's Industrial Distribution Video Market Report, brought to you by IDtv, features the latest in consolidation news, year-end financial results in which eCommerce and vending solutions feature widely, and a BIG announcement as we add to the staff here at Industrial Distribution. If you have an idea for future newscasts, please leave your comment below, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video Market Report 3: Intense Consolidation Activity, Association News, And Trends In The 2013 EconomyJanuary 15, 2013 4:21 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff
This week's Video Market Report, brought to you by IDtv reports flurry of consolidations that have happened over the past few weeks, takes a look at some association news and events, and discusses a few of the trends in the industrial economy going into the new year.
What are the factors that will affect a US manufacturing resurgence? In this brief video from consulting firm PwC, US Industrial Products leader Bob McCutcheon discusses seven key factors that will affect a resurgence in US manufacturing, from shale gas, to talent, to demand and more.
In the second episode of the Video Market Report, brought to you by IDtv, we’re discussing our recent manufacturing forecast for the 2013 market, the latest social network created specifically for the industry, the UPS Design Lab where packaging takes a punch, and the latest mergers & acquisitions in the industrial market.
In the debut episode of the Video Market Report, brought to you by IDtv, we’re discussing the Black Friday numbers and what it means to the industrial marketplace, how confidence is up in the construction market, a new industry conference, and the latest mergers & acquisitions in the industrial market.
Check out this video to hear Avnet's Douglas Kent discuss the Sustainable Supply Chain by explaining what it is. He will also discuss why it is important for distributors to implement, how it should be used, how to develop it and where to start.
Jim Tompkins discusses the Amazon Effect in a new video that demonstrates how the online retailer is changing the face of global business. Between now and holiday season of 2013, both in-store and online companies have major decisions to make that will result in either success or bankruptcy.
Got dust or fumes in your workplace? Hold on because you're about to take a virtual ride and fly through a Gold Series industrial dust collector from Camfill Farr. See how it works and how it can help you clean up your factory by watching this dust collector video.
Use cloud distribution software to coordinate information among order entry, sales, shipping, and finance personnel. Information is passed seamlessly through real-time dashboards. The software is inexpensive to maintain because all functions are centralized and delivered in a web browser.