Core Overview

Welcome.  We’ve changed our name to MSC Industrial Supply Co., but our focus is still the same:  No item is too small to manage when you need to make sure your operations are up, running and cost efficient.  We are experts at managing your consumables inventory.

We base our solutions on lean principles to help make your operations and maintenance efforts as efficient as possible for critical but difficult-to-manage items.  We provide you with a sustainable, competitive advantage by building solutions around your unique needs. Here’s how:

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Program: Designed to put you in control, our VMI program allows you to:

• Order the highest-quality products from suppliers you have come to trust

• Preview and approve your order before it is submitted

• Return products easily with our no-hassle guarantee


Extensive Products, Smart Logistics: With access to more than 1 million products, you can get what you need through:

• A distribution center network that spans North America to guarantee timely delivery

• A warehouse management system that ensures a more than 97-percent fill rate

• Field Sales Associates that have a connection to live pricing and product availability, 24/7


Advanced Technologies: We offer powerful tools and innovative solutions that streamline your inventory procurement, management and utilization, such as:

• Integration with ERP and other e-procurement systems

• EDI and EFT capabilities

• Parts tapes that integrate with dealer management systems


A Team Ready to Deliver: We make sure you get the right product in the right place at the right time through:

• Sales and Service Associates who provide on-site service in virtually every zip and postal code as well as over the phone

• Highly trained associates with rich technical expertise

• Experienced supply chain specialists who have been managing MRO supply chains, including hard-to-manage small items


You gain a lower the total cost of ownership by driving out hidden costs.

Let us help you:

• Increase employee productivity with our value-added services
• Optimize inventory and increase inventory turns
• Consolidate vendors and reduce transaction costs
• Prevent costly mistakes by consulting with our product experts