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Acklands-Grainger Overview

Thornhill, ON
1001 to 5000 employees
1889
Company - Public
Wholesale
$1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
Fastenal, Gregg Distributors
Acklands-Grainger is Canada’s largest distributor of industrial supplies. Founded in 1889, the company provides a wide range of products and services that make it easy for customers to keep their operations running and their people safe. Acklands-Grainger offers the ... Read more

Mission: We help professionals keep their operations running and their people safe, while creating a company where dedicated, talented people can thrive. Making it easier is our job. Helping our customers thrive is our passion.

Acklands-Grainger Reviews

  • "Solid company. Opportunity for career growth."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Regina, SK
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Regina, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Acklands-Grainger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid compensation plan. Great team environment throughout the company in my experience. Lots of support and training when requested. The opportunity to direct your own career if you set your goals and drive your own growth.

    Cons

    Clunky processes from using SAP operating system.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on simplifying processes to speed up good customer service.

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Acklands-Grainger Photos

Acklands-Grainger photo of: Acklands-Grainger's Ontario distribution centre (the company's largest DC)
Acklands-Grainger photo of: Giving back to the community and interviewing contestants at the 2018 Skills Ontario competition
Acklands-Grainger photo of: Welcoming more than 5,000 attendees to Canada's largest industrial distribution trade show
Acklands-Grainger photo of: Maximizing workforce productivity, reducing the risk of injury, and minimizing costly downtime for customers across Canada
Acklands-Grainger photo of: Canada's industrial distribution leader
Acklands-Grainger photo of: Providing on-site inventory management solutions to customers across Canada
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Acklands-Grainger Interviews

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    AP Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Winnipeg, MB
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Acklands-Grainger (Winnipeg, MB) in January 2013.

    Interview

    The interviewer asked several questions. They requested to take a typing test and to talk about your analytical skills. Also questions about your interpersonal skills and relationship with co-workers and your aspirations with the job you were interviewed for.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths?,What is your greatest weakness?Tell Me About Yourself   Answer Question
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