AmazonSupply to service materials handling customers

A new website offering product solutions for business and industrial customers
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
April 23, 2012 - MMH Editorial, Inc. today announced AmazonSupply (, a new website dedicated to offering a broad selection of parts and supplies to business, industrial, scientific and commercial customers at competitive prices. Customers can shop for items by product, material and brand across 14 categories, including:
—Lab & Scientific
—Test, Measure & Inspect
—Occupational Health & Safety
—Janitorial & Sanitation
—Fleet & Vehicle Maintenance
—Power & Hand Tools
—Cutting Tools
—Abrasives & Finishing
—Material Handling
— Hydraulics Pneumatics & Plumbing
— Power Transmission

“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 more than 500,000 items from leading brands and eligible orders $50 or more receive free two-day shipping. In addition, AmazonSupply provides free 365 day returns, corporate lines of credit and a dedicated customer service center. The site’s easy navigation, detailed product descriptions and studio-quality photography help customers find the items they need.

AmazonSupply is owned and operated by Customers shop securely with their accounts and benefit from Amazon’s world-class service and security.

Last month, announced that it reached an agreement to acquire Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations, for $775 million.

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