ID's Top 5 Of The Week

It's been a busy week of news regarding executive appointments and changes at well-known industrial manufacturers, while an infographic comparing Amazon Business with industrial distributors was the top item.

Here's this week's Top 5

Infographic - How Does Amazon Business Compare With Industrial Distributors?: Check out a new infographic from Source One Management Service that provides a rundown of the differences between Amazon Business and industrial distributors across 10 different areas of operation.

Q&A - The Implications Of Uber Freight On The Supply Chain: Uber recently launched an on-demand freight service — Uber Freight — which could disrupt the freight logistics market in the way that the company's ridesharing services disrupted the taxi market. ID interviewed PointSource CTO and business technologist Barry Pellas to get his thoughts on what impacts Uber Freight will have.

Wolseley Is Now Officially Ferguson, And Has A New CEO: On July 31, England-based Wolseley plc officially completed its company rebranding and name change to Ferguson, and is now under the direction of a new CEO.

ORS Nasco Names Grainger Veteran As Company And Group President: Grainger veteran Chris Kempa — who has been with industrial master wholesaler ORS Nasco since September 2015 — has been its new company president, as well as president of the Essendant Industrial Group. 

Sonepar Appoints Otis Elevator President As Its New CEO: Otis Elevator president Philippe Delpech will become Sonepar CEO on Sept. 4, completing the company's governance restructuring that it first announced in February.​

Last week's Top 5