Company Fact Book and Annual Report
Grainger’s 2012 Annual Report and 2013 Fact Book provide updated information on the MRO industry, company strategy, financial performance and other issues. Read more about Grainger’s 85 Years of Getting It Done, “From Motors to Mobile.”
Supplier Diversity at Grainger
Grainger is committed and supports the growth of businesses owned by minorities and women by giving these businesses the opportunity to compete for our business. It is our company policy to ensure this takes place. Learn more about Grainger's Supplier Diversity program.
As the leading industrial supplies distributor in North America, suppliers are critical to our success. Grainger uses an extensive review process to select products that meet our high requirements, so we can supply customers with high-quality supplies, gear and equipment, when and where they need it. An expanding distribution network, broad product line and delivery options help customers save time and money.
By teaming up with Grainger, suppliers can instantly access more than 1 million customers, ranging from small companies to national corporations in various market segments, including industrial, manufacturing, government, commercial and contractor markets.
Suppliers benefit from having their products and brands promoted in Grainger marketing vehicles, including our General Catalog, specialty catalogs, direct mail and web site. Additionally, suppliers can create co-branded marketing materials to store in our collateral procurement center and distribute through our sales force.
Suppliers participate in a continuous flow of communication to ensure a smooth supply chain. Every year, suppliers are evaluated and potentially recognized when they exceed our rigorous performance standards.