MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. to Webcast Review of 2013 Fiscal Second Quarter Results

   MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. to Webcast Review of 2013 Fiscal Second
                               Quarter Results

PR Newswire

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 27, 2013

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC.
(NYSE: MSM), "MSC" or the "Company," the premier distributor of Metalworking
and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial
customers throughout the United States, today announced that the Company's
conference call to review its fiscal second quarter results, as well as its
current operations, will be broadcast live over the Internet Wednesday, April
10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

To access the webcast, please visit the Company's website at:
http://investor.mscdirect.com. An online archive of the broadcast will be
available within one hour of the conclusion of the call and remain available
until Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

Alternatively, the conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-877-270-2148
(U.S.) or 1-412-902-6510 (international). A replay will be available within
one hour of the conclusion of the call and will remain available until
Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The replay is accessible by dialing 1-877-344-7529
(U.S.) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) and entering passcode 10026758.

About MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. is one of the largest distributors of
Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to
industrial customers throughout the United States. MSC employs one of the
industry's largest sales forces and distributes approximately 600,000
industrial products from approximately 3,000 suppliers. In-stock availability
is approximately 99%, with next day standard delivery to the contiguous United
States on qualifying orders up until 8 p.m. Eastern Time. For more
information, visit MSC's website at http://www.mscdirect.com.

SOURCE MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.

Website: http://www.mscdirect.com
Contact: Investor Contact: John G. Chironna, VP Investor Relations &
Treasurer, MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., (516) 812-1216; Media Contact:
Rachel Rosenblatt, FTI Consulting - Strategic Communications, (212) 850-5600