Recent Articles

November 7, 2014 12:59 pm
Helgi Thor Leja, Industrial Distribution Leader, and Kim Zminkowski, Marketing Manager at Fortna Inc.
To speed up fulfillment, you may actually have to add “good touches” to your processes to reduce processing time in your distribution center.                               
November 7, 2014 11:42 am
Jack Templin, President, Industrial Supply Division, Affiliated Distributors
AD Industrial Supply Division President Jack Templin shares his In Memorium letter of recently passed Senior Vice President Stuart Mechlin, who was employeed by AD for 12 years, retiring as Senior Vice President in 2011.         
November 6, 2014 1:11 pm
Anna Wells, Executive Editor
Chicago-based Lawson Products has growth on the brain, and a clear path to get there.                                               
November 3, 2014 4:53 pm
Barrett Thompson, General Manager of Pricing Excellence Solutions at Zilliant
Every B2B company desires to maximize margins, improve profit performance and increase shareholder value, but few are focusing their attention on pricing. What’s behind this contradiction?                 
October 31, 2014 2:35 pm
Innovative companies newly envision how they manage changes in their supply chain and business operations.                                         
October 29, 2014 9:28 am
Paul Leavoy, Research Analyst, LNS Research
Tips for manufacturers to improve and integrate supplier performance into the management of their EHS requirements.                       
October 22, 2014 12:47 pm
Helgi Thor Leja, Industrial Distribution Leader, and Kim Zminkowski, Marketing Manager at Fortna Inc.
You want to look for ways to squeeze time out of the distribution process, but don't want to lose that time to a transportation or inventory strategy that is misaligned along the same goals.                 
October 28, 2014 10:24 am
Barcoding, Inc.
Canton, a systems integrator, implements a barcode scanning solution to replace the Baltimore terminal’s manual data collection processes in receiving, load out, and customs clearing operations.                
October 27, 2014 12:27 pm
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor,
Intelligence and automation not just for the product, but for the content and ordering, are becoming increasingly important. A wonderfully intelligent product that is difficult to order and learn about may lose buyer interest.       
October 21, 2014 9:30 am
Industrial Careers Pathway
An Industrial Careers Pathway survey of 18 to 24-year-olds showed most would consider a career in industrial distribution appealing, though only a small portion of them had even heard of such a job field.             
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