November/December 2018

Rick Davis

Stop whining about sales problems

Got a sales problem? Then fix it, fire it or ignore it. At least stop whining. These are the words I use as my mantra...

Real Issues. Real Answers: Transitioning to a new ERP/business software

Knowledge is power. That’s especially true in the wildly competitive LBM distribution market, where accurate, up-to-date insights into sales, margins, deliveries, inventory positions and...
rick schumacher

Winding down and ramping up

By virtually all accounts, 2018 has been a solid year for most companies in the construction supply industry. I’ve talked with many dealers who’ve...

In Depth: Tech tools

Whether it’s an ERP system or estimating software, a new point-of-sale solution or GPS tracking technology, there are plenty of options out there for...

First-name basis: In the heart of Wine Country, Central Valley focuses on community

In its stores and in its communities, below the ground and above the ground, Central Valley strives to build on a solid foundation that...

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