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Asset Tracking: What You Need to Protect Your Business Right Now

Asset Tracking: What You Need to Protect Your Business Right Now By Avery What is Asset Tracking? Asset tracking (sometimes referred to as barcode asset tracking) is the system of digitally following valuable and vital items belonging to your company. Asset tracking tags with barcodes and unique identification numbers are attached to tools, equipment and…

Q&A with Nick Curley from Northern Safety & Industrial

Q&A with Nick Curley from Northern Safety & Industrial By 3 Aspens Media For 30 years, Northern Safety & Industrial, Utica, NY, has sold primarily safety products – such as gloves, glasses, hard hats and respirators. But over the past 18 months, the distributor has significantly grown its offering in general industrial MRO, including tools,…

Hiring Aptitude Over Experience to Combat the Skills Gap

Hiring Aptitude Over Experience to Combat the Skills Gap By Dan Judge The growing skills gap is one that is tough to ignore. According to a 2018 report by Manpower Group, 45 percent of employers worldwide say they cannot find employees with the skills they need and, for larger corporations, that number is even higher….

NetPlus Alliance Promotes Teamwork at Annual Meeting, Recognizes Award Winners

NetPlus Alliance Promotes Teamwork at Annual Meeting, Recognizes Award Winners NetPlus Alliance hosted 500 distributor and supplier attendees at its sixth-annual meeting Oct. 5-8 in Dallas, TX. Over three days, more than 2,500 one-on-one booth meetings were held between NetPlus distributor members and preferred suppliers. Members also attended educational breakout sessions hosted by industry and…

How Distributors Can Make Year-End Inventory Counts Easier for Customers

How Distributors Can Make Year-End Inventory Counts Easier for Customers By Mark Hill Fourth quarter is often considered the most important quarter of the business year — it’s a time to assess your company’s success and develop new goals for the coming year. It’s also a time to evaluate your company’s current tax and financial…