Is Your Pricing Actually Leaving You Vulnerable Long Term?

As business owners and managers, we constantly find ourselves staring down an endless series of levers to pull, buttons to push, and dials to turn to optimize our businesses. No matter how fancy we get through, and how many moves we make, the biggest

The Impact Of E-Commerce On The Fastener Industry

Today, even the fastener industry isn’t exempt from e-commerce. Whether you have a B2B or B2C, your customers expect e-commerce from you.  Even though e-commerce is critically important to any business seeking to continue its growth, the fastener

U.S. Tariffs and Trade Policies: Developing Strategies to Overcome International Supply Chain Disruptions

In July the United States Trade Representative (USTR) implemented an immediate 10 percent tariff on $34 billion worth of Chinese imported goods; and another $16 billion the following week. The tariffs focused on 818 Chinese products that contained

How The Fastener Industry Can Approach E-Commerce

Brian Beck, is the founder and president of Beck ECommerce. Brian has 20+ years of experience, including over 15 years as a C-level Ecommerce executive, he’s also a recognized expert known for helping manufacturers, brands, and distributors drive t

U.S. Tariffs and Trade Policy – What to Expect in 2019

Vanessa Sciarra, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Trade & Investment Policy at the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) to speak at International Fastener Expo 2018 In July, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) implemented a 10% tar

2018 Hall of Fame at the International Fastener Expo Announced

Industry veterans and thought leaders Bob Sachs and Robbie Gilchrist are added to the list of honored inductees for the 2018 IFE  Awards