News of SKF consolidating its North American operations dominated this past week on Industrial Distribution, while Grainger's May sales report and a sales management best practices article were other top items.
Here's this week's Top 5
SKF Closing San Diego & Baltimore Sites, Consolidating Others: On June 9 SKF detailed the consolidation of its North American facilities, which involves closing its facilities in San Diego and Baltimore, and moving production out of its plant in Hanover, PA.
Grainger May Sales Up 1%, Though U.S. Continues Decline: U.S. volume decreases continued for Grainger, while its 2015 Cromwell acquisition continues to power strong growth in Europe.
The Right Way To Bring In Salespeople And Let Them Succeed: Recruiting the best sales candidate is only half the battle, as giving them the best opportunity to succeed is equally important. Growthpoint Business Consulting's Arnon Amir explains.
Applied Industrial Acquires Ontario's Seals Unlimited: Seals Unlimited, a Burlington, Ontario-based distributor of sealing, fastener and hose products, enhances Applied's bearings and power transmission platform in Eastern Canada.
Jack Keough - HD Supply Bullish For 2016: Jack Keough discusses statements made by HD Supply the company's recent post-quarterly earnings conference call, where CEO Joe DeAngelo touched on the state of the company after another divestment.