One of the biggest changes in building materials distribution in recent years is the rapidly dropping lead times customers are given before starting a project. Plummeting ETAs on multiple jobs means that distributors may be required to supply a wide range of products with little or no notice.
The latest insert of Distribution Matters was released in the March issue of Surface & Panel magazine. This year’s insert features an interview with Rick Turk, Distribution Division Manager for Metro Hardwoods, and his observations of industry trends.
Hear nationally recognized speakers share their expertise on economic trends, innovative thinking, generational differences, trends in the building product supply chain and work-life balance. Walk away with tips and best practices that can be immediately implemented to enhance your business.
The last several years of economic recovery have been hard on many building material suppliers. Some companies have coped by turning inward, focusing primarily on improving business practices and catching up on necessary technology investments.
Join us November 18-20, 2014 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas for the NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention. This event is the optimal investment in the success of your business. NAFCD and NBMDA bring together top distributors, manufacturers and service providers to establish relationships.