NAW SmartBrief

News for the wholesale distribution industry

NAW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

Grainger revenue, profit up for Q1


  • MarketWatch

W.W. Grainger increased revenue and profit during the first-quarter despite a decline in sales from Canada. Grainger's profit of $216.7 million and overall sales of $2.39 billion for the quarter were … Read More

CSCMP Supply Chain SmartBrief

News for supply chain management professionals

CSCMP Supply Chain SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

How downsizing packaging benefits retailers


  • Logistics Viewpoints blog

Retailers should reduce the materials they use for packaging as consumers become increasingly "eco-conscious," Chris Cunnane writes. Downsizing packaging will please consumers while increasing retaile… Read More