Program Announcements


Safety/PPE Price Increases

Fastenal is experiencing unforeseen price increases due to COVID19, supply and demand, and other supply chain factors. This is a macro level issue impacting all distribution suppliers in the space. Increases are limited to Safety / PPE items. This limits the overall impact of these increases as all other core pricing will remain the same. Please reference the following notice of force majeure indicating that specific items on our core list will experience a price increase effective November 1st 2020. 

To learn more, download the Official Notice below.

Inflation & Tariffs

Impact On Global Supply Chain

Effective May 10, 2019, the U.S. Government has tariffs of 25% levied against approximately $250 Billion worth of annual imports from China. These tariffs cover three separate product lists and already have and will continue to have a widespread cost impact on goods in the US marketplace. 

Tariff Impact to Marketplace:

  • Direct Impacts
  • Indirect Impacts
  • Inflation Catalyst

To learn more, download the Tariff Overview Flyer below.

Effective September 24, 2018 the U.S. Government had tariffs levied on almost half of the over $500 Billion of annual imports from China. These tariffs have sparked a new wave of inflation throughout the US and global economies. 

Tariff Impact to Marketplace:

  • Direct Impacts
  • Indirect Impacts
  • Inflation Catalyst

To learn more, download the Tariff Overview Flyer below.


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