Arthur D. Little is an international management consulting firm originally headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and formally incorporated by that name in 1909 by Arthur Dehon Little, an MIT chemist who had discovered acetate. Arthur D. Little pioneered the concept of contracted professional services.
Abacus Consulting Technology (Private) Limited, (also known as Abacus or Abacus Consulting), is a global professional services company providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Based out of Pakistan, Abacus is the largest firm of its kind in the country, both in terms of revenue and staff numbers, and one of the largest in South Asia.
First Research is the leading provider of market analysis tools that help you perform faster and smarter, open doors and close more deals. First Research performs the “heavy lifting” by synthesizing hundreds of sources into an easy to digest format a sales person can consume quickly to better understand a prospect’s or client’s business issues.
Fastenal Company is an American company based in Winona, Minnesota. Distributing goods used by other businesses, it has over 2,600 branches throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe along with 13 distribution centers. Fastenal resells industrial, safety, and construction supplies and offers services including inventory management, manufacturing, and tool repair. Fastenal refers to itself as an industrial supply company, and Reuters calls it an industrial distributor.