Volume 48 - Issue 2   March/April 2009


Products on Your Mind
In slow times, you need to differentiate your company from the competition. Read here to find out what products can help you achieve this.

Get Connected
With orders a little slower, now is the perfect time to implement a warehouse management system if you don't have one already. Read why many building products companies feel this is one of the best decision they have made.

Team Work
There are certain qualities that make companies better to work with than others. See which companies were awarded Shelter magazine's "Best Companies to Work With" and why.


  • Outdoor Oasis
    Even in a slower market, many distributors and dealers say outdoor products will be a bright spot and one worth investing in.
  • Outdoor Products

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  • Timely coverage of industry events.



Many distributors and dealers say that warehouse management systems have helped make ordering and delivering product a quicker process. By scanning a barcode, you can know exactly where your product is. Photo: fotolia.com 

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