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UID becomes University of Innovative Distribution
New UID logo and message – “Educating the Supply Chain” – reflects the new name
BlackHawk Industrial acquires Marshall Tool Salt Lake
Acquisition expands BlackHawk's presence in Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming area
MAPI: Manufacturing poised for growth
MAPI Foundation forecasts manufacturing production growth of 3.4% in 2014, 4.0% in 2015, and 3.6% in 2016
Grainger August sales climb 7%
Sales in the United States increased by 8%; sales in Canada increased 1%
Brady Corporation narrows loss
Fiscal 4Q sales increased 2.0 percent to $316.7 million
July cutting tool consumption falls
Consumption totaled $170 million, down 1.1% from June’s total but up 1.5% from July 2013
The Sept./Oct. issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about Bearings and Industrial Supply, plus articles by contributing writers that include Frank Hurtte, Mary Jawgiel, Dale Traxler and other leading experts in the distribution community.
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Or, click here to read our digital edition, sponsored by Tompkins Industries
E-commerce pricing for distributors
This white paper by Scott Benfield focuses on the pricing function and ability of wholesalers to deliver coherent and profitable pricing through the internet.
Time is a fleeting thing
Frank Hurtte, author of the new book The Distributor's Fee Based Services Manifesto, has developed a process for improving sales performance by taking stock of how sales people spend their time.
Are your key performance indicators really key?
Contributing author Troy Harrison writes that some key performance indicators (KPIs) aren't really key at all.