Amazon moves into materials handling market

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Amazon is moving into the materials handling parts business with AmazonSupply – a new web site offering parts and supplies to business, industrial, scientific and commercial customers.

At launch there as 14 categories of product including:
• Fleet & Vehicle Maintenance
• Material Handling
• Power & Hand Tools        Cutting Tools
• Abrasives & Finishing
• Materials
• Hydraulics Pneumatics & Plumbing
• Fasteners
• Power Transmission
• Lab & Scientific
• Test, Measure & Inspect
• Occupational Health & Safety
• Janitorial & Sanitation
• Office
“We’re excited to offer a wide range of items, from basic supplies like drill bits and automatic hand dryers, to hard to find parts like laboratory centrifuges and miniature polyimide tubing, enabling business and industrial customers to streamline their buying processes,” said Prentis Wilson, vice president of AmazonSupply.

“Low prices combined with fast, free shipping and a vast selection, make shopping on AmazonSupply a great experience for customers.”
AmazonSupply currently offers about 500,000 items. In addition, AmazonSupply provides free 365 day returns, corporate lines of credit and a dedicated customer service centre.

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