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Industrial Distribution

  • newIndustry Icon Rusty Duncan Passes Away At 69

    Industry Icon Rusty Duncan Passes Away At 69

    NewsRusty Duncan passed away last week at the age of 69. He was president of Duncan Company, founder of Industrial Market Information and its president until his passing, a past president of ISA and former publisher of Modern Distribution Management.…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 3:57pm -
  • newBorder States Electric To Acquire Nebraska's Kriz-Davis Co.

    Border States Electric To Acquire Nebraska's Kriz-Davis Co.

    NewsBorder States will acquire fellow ESOP company Kriz-Davis Co. (Grand Island, NE) and its subsidiary Chapman Metering on Aug. 28.Contributed Author: Border States Electric
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 2:50pm -
  • newTestEquity Acquires Grainger Subsidiary Techni-Tool

    TestEquity Acquires Grainger Subsidiary Techni-Tool

    NewsThe move comes six months after Pennslyvania-based TestEquity announced the acquisition of Stanley Black & Decker subsidiary JENSEN Tools + Supply back in January.Staff Author: Mike HockettTopics: Mergers and Acquisitions
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 2:14pm -
  • newDGI Supply To Acquire California's Coast Tool Industrial Solutions

    DGI Supply To Acquire California's Coast Tool Industrial Solutions

    NewsWheeling, IL-based DGI Supply — No. 35 on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List — announced that it plans to purchase San Leandro, CA-based Coast Tool Industrial Solutions, a distributor of cutting tools and MRO supplies that also has a locat…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 1:45pm -
  • newIndustrial Careers Pathway Promotes ID Careers At June, July Events

    Industrial Careers Pathway Promotes ID Careers At June, July Events

    Industry BriefICP ambassadors recently addended SkillsUSA in Louisville, KY and the American School Counselor Association meeting in Denver to promote industrial distribution careers to both students and educators. See the details here.Contributed Au…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 12:31pm -
  • newSales Growth Accelerates At Lawson Products In Q2

    Sales Growth Accelerates At Lawson Products In Q2

    NewsThe company posted healthy total and organic sales growth in the quarter, while 12.4 percent reduced operating expenses boosted profits.Staff Author: Mike HockettTopics: Earnings
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • newAmazon To Host Job Fair Aug. 2 For 50,000 Positions

    Amazon To Host Job Fair Aug. 2 For 50,000 Positions

    Industry BriefAmazon announced that the company is opening up 10 of its fulfillment centers on Aug. 2 for its first "Jobs Day", where it plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers to qualified candidates who apply on-site.Contributed Author: …
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 9:39am -
  • newHARDI Distributors Report 3.2% Sales Increase In June

    HARDI Distributors Report 3.2% Sales Increase In June

    NewsHARDI says the modest growth in June was a reflection of the weather, not a change of economic health for the industry.Contributed Author: HARDITopics: Associations
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 9:33am -
  • Amazon Business Tops 1 Million Customers Since Launch

    Amazon Business Tops 1 Million Customers Since Launch

    NewsE-commerce giant Amazon provided two key updated figures about its B2B supply segment — Amazon Business — on Tuesday, illustrating the unit's remarkable growth since its launch in April 2015.Staff Author: Mike HockettTopics: E-Commerce
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 9:33am -
  • DXP Makes Continued Sequential Sales Gains In Q2

    DXP Makes Continued Sequential Sales Gains In Q2

    NewsThe company had a continued small year-over-year sales decline, though smaller than in Q1, while it posted its second straight sequential sales increase after not having such an increase since Q1 2014.Staff Author: Mike HockettTopics: Earnings
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 9:20am -

London Evening Standard: Transport

National Journal: Transportation

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POLITICO: Morning Transportation

  • newThought we had a deal
    Here we go on DOT approps — ATC ping pong
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 10:02am -
  • FAA whiplash
    PFC intrigue at Senate THUD — Cuomo visits Chao, Dems in D.C.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • PFC watch
    NTSB meets on grade-crossing crash — Out with the old
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • Strike two for FAA reauthorization
    No e-smoking onboard the aircraft — Lyft ratchets up its self-driving car push
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • House FAA bill still in limbo
    House teamwork on DHS bill — Upcoming drone rule proposal included in Unified Agenda update
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • I whip my (votes) back and forth
    DHS authorization at last! — Trump encourages high-speed rail
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • Watch me whip, watch me 'nay nay'
    Let's call it L-Day — Driverless car bill to leave parking lot
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • Holding out hope
    THUD highlights — Waiting in the wings
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • House FAA bill up in the air
    House Appropriations to mark up THUD spending bill tonight — Norwegian U.K. gets tentative OK from DOT
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • Whip it good
    How do you solve a problem like the HTF? — Delta joins the A(TC) team
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 10:00am -

strategy+business: Air & Transport

The Economist: Transportation

The Guardian: Automotive

  • newSwitch to electric vehicles will not be enough to give us clean air | Letters
    Readers respond to Britain’s latest clean air plan and the ban on all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040So, the government is committed to banning all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 (Report, 26 July). Has it considered the wider impacts?…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 1:35pm -
  • Is there enough electricity? National Grid reacts to fossil-fuel vehicle ban
    Power network raises questions about how UK will meet demand when all new cars and vans sold are electricNational Grid has welcomed the plan to make electric or zero-emission cars and vans account for all new sales from 2040, but said the government…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:52pm -
  • Government's air quality plan branded inadequate by city leaders
    Michael Gove’s pledge to ban new petrol and diesel cars in 23 years is not enough to tackle health crisis now, say campaigners The government’s new clean air plan has been branded inadequate by the leaders of eight heavily polluted cities, as cam…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:41pm -
  • Electric cars: everything you need to know
    From how to charge them to whether they are really better for the environmentThe first generation of electric-car buyers have been people with homes where it is easy to plug one in. “The vast majority of Nissan Leaf customers are [families with] 2.…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 12:42pm -
  • Carmakers say fossil-fuel vehicle ban will dent industry and stall sales
    Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders calls for more customer incentives to buy electric and criticises outright banBritain’s car industry has warned that the government’s proposed ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 risks dam…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 11:15am -
  • If this is the end of the car as we know it, we have the EU to thank | Jonathan Freedland
    Don’t be fooled. The Tories’ plan to ban diesel and petrol cars and vans by 2040 is driven not by a love of clean air, but by European environmental standards• Jonathan Freedland is Guardian columnistMight today’s date live on in the history…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 8:23am -
  • Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040
    Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to effect of poor air quality on people’s healthBritain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 5:38pm -
  • BMW pledges to build new e-Mini at UK car plant
    Decision to build fully electric model at Cowley eases fears German carmaker would shift production outside UK after BrexitA fully electric version of the Mini is to be built in the UK, giving a huge boost to the British car industry and relief to th…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 9:14am -
  • VW calls crisis meeting to discuss EU cartel inquiry, source says
    German auto industry accused of collusion after claims VW, Audi, Porsche, Mercedes and BMW discussed pricing at meetingsThe whiff of scandal around the German car manufacturing industry may be set to intensify, as Volkswagen prepares to hold a top-le…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 9:46am -
  • Emissions scandal: VW showing 'utter contempt' for Londoners, says Khan
    London mayor accuses Volkswagen of making the UK a laughing stock over refusal to pay £2.5m in compensation while it’s paid billions to US customersSadiq Khan has accused Volkswagen of showing “utter contempt” for Londoners after it refused to…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 8:44am -

The Guardian: Low Emission Cars

  • Queensland to build one of the world's longest electric vehicle highways
    The route, which will span 2,000km from Cairns to Coolangatta and west to Toowoomba, within six months will offer drivers 18 free recharging stations Queensland will have a 2,000km network of electric vehicle charging stations that make up one of the…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 17, 1:48am -
  • Is there enough electricity? National Grid reacts to fossil-fuel vehicle ban
    Power network raises questions about how UK will meet demand when all new cars and vans sold are electricNational Grid has welcomed the plan to make electric or zero-emission cars and vans account for all new sales from 2040, but said the government…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:52pm -
  • 'It's the future of motor travel': readers on driving electric vehicles
    With the UK planning to ban petrol and diesel cars and vans in 2040 we asked you what it’s like to drive the vehicle of the futureAmid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxides pose a major risk to public health, Britain plans to ban all new petr…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:45pm -
  • The Guardian view on air pollution proposals: too little, much too late | Editorial
    If the UK government is serious about cutting noxious emissions, it needs to step on it. We should not have to wait 23 years to breathe easyOnly 20 years ago, it would have sounded like the stuff of fantasy: a clean, green image of the 21st century,…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:42pm -
  • Fill your Boots basket, but not with condoms | Brief letters
    Boots’ pre-1960s contraceptive ban | The reality of retirement | Microdot electric car | Austen heroine’s longing for balls | Cornwall’s east coast? | Air pollution and sperm countsBoots’ attitude to contraception is nothing new (Boots faces…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 2:26pm -
  • Treasury will need to plug gap in tax as drivers switch to electric cars
    About 65% of the pump cost of petrol and diesel goes to fund public spending. As this falls, alternative sources of revenue will be neededThe switch to electric cars poses a big financial problem for the government – because every time a driver swi…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 12:54pm -
  • Electric cars: everything you need to know
    From how to charge them to whether they are really better for the environmentThe first generation of electric-car buyers have been people with homes where it is easy to plug one in. “The vast majority of Nissan Leaf customers are [families with] 2.…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 12:42pm -
  • What will the car of 2040 be like?
    Following the announcement petrol and diesel engine cars will be banned from sale in 2040, the car of the future is up for grabsWhat will the car look like by the time the petrol and diesel combustion engine is banned from sale? Will we still be driv…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 12:10pm -
  • Carmakers say fossil-fuel vehicle ban will dent industry and stall sales
    Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders calls for more customer incentives to buy electric and criticises outright banBritain’s car industry has warned that the government’s proposed ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 risks dam…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 11:15am -
  • Tell us what it is like to drive an electric car or van where you live
    The UK plans to ban diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040. With the future looking electric we’d like to hear your driving experiencesFrom 2040, Britain plans to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans as part of the government’s much-anticipa…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 7:01am -
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