What is Customer Managed Inventory and Why Should You Offer It?

Customer managed inventory is a way for you to get your inventory in the hands of your customers without you having to physically manage it yourself. It’s less work for you than traditional vendor managed inventory while still offering rapid replen

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Fastener for Your Industry Application

Fasteners are used in all industries and applications. They are crucial to virtually every product you see today. When selecting fasteners for industry application, it’s important that you select the right fasteners for your needs. That means n

How Sales Cycles Are Changing in the Manufacturing Industry

Sales cycles in manufacturing have been subtly changing over time. The latest changes, however, are the most dramatic and the fastest transformations the industry has seen. Quick Takeaways Technology is disrupting the initial stages of the manufactur

Tariff-Proofing Your Distribution Business With Simple Data Analytics

If you’ve been in the industrial distribution industry for any significant amount of time, you’ve no doubt lived through what I like to call “the murmurs”. The cause of the murmurs has changed many times throughout the years — looming autom

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