Fastenal — No. 10 on Industrial Distribution‘s 2016 Big 50 List — reported its November sales results on Tuesday, led by a slight increase in daily sales year-over-year.
The company’s total sales of $316.8 million increased 6.3 percent from a year earlier. November 2016 had one more selling day than in 2015, resulting in daily sales of $15.1 million this past month — up 1.2 percent year-over-year.
November marked the ninth month in 2016 that Fastenal posted daily sales growth. The company closed 2015 with daily sales declines in October, November and December, but hasn’t had a declining month in 2016. March and June 2016 were flat. Daily sales increased in eight months of 2015. October’s daily sales growth of 3.9 percent was its best of the year so far.