Magic Johnson to Headline GAWDA Convention in San Diego
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a major league baseball owner, NBA legend, 2-time Hall of Famer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and, if Yahoo Sports is correct, possible new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Magic Johnson will headline the speaker lineup at GAWDA's 2014 Annual Convention in September. Other speakers include Qualcomm's Vice President of Global Marketing Dan Novak, Economist Barry Asmus and Multi-General Workplace Experts Meagan and Larry Johnson. More information about the 2014 Annual Convention in San Diego can be found on GAWDA's website.
CVSA's Roadcheck 2014 Slated for June 3-5
It's that time of year again. The CVSA Roadcheck 2014 is right around the corner. The annual inspection event – the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's 72-hour safety blitz – is scheduled for June 3-5. This year's Roadcheck event will be focusing on hazardous materials. Read more...
A Look into Amazon's Online Foray into Industrial Distribution
The May 26, 2014, issue of Forbes magazine takes on Amazon's attempt to operate in the distribution market. AmazonSupply.com was launched quietly in April 2012 with 500,000 items for sale. Currently, there are more than 2.2 million products on the site, including schedule-40 stainless steel pipe and welding equipment. The author questions whether Amazon will sell tanks of CO2 and oxygen. Read the full story here.