Amazon.com, with total company first quarter 2017 sales up 23 percent to $35.7 billion, is a disrupter wherever it goes. Just ask Sears, Macy’s, Borders Books, Tower Records and Whole Foods. But its present and future impact on the safety supply chain is really part of a larger story.
I drove 109 miles criss-crossing the greater Philadelphia region this summer accompanying an ISHN sales rep on customer calls. It's always good for editors to climb down from their ivory towers and encounter the real world.
Why is Amazon Business (www.amazon.com/business) selling safety products along with many other industrial supplies?
“We heard from business customers that they love the convenience of shopping online, and want to an experience at work that is similar to how they shop at home,” an Amazon spokesperson told ISHN’s For Distributors Only in an exclusive interview.
Companies spend about $40 billion annually inspecting plants and equipment within the oil and gas, transportation and power generation sectors, and some individual businesses spend $100 million annually, according to General Electric Co...
Since the Trump administration took over on January 20, very little news has come out of OSHA. Their charge from the administration is to keep the ship steady, no new initiatives or anything like that, according to the source, with close ties to the agency.
You’ve seen plenty of occupational injury stats, here is one that’s startling: In 2012, workers suffered 186,830 nonfatal injuries to the hands and wrists serious enough to warrant days away from work, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.