How to Outperform in an Era of LBM Sales Growth

Discover strategies and tools used by top LBM dealers and distributors to capitalize on periods of growth to become more efficient, more profitable, and better positioned competitively. If your business isn’t growing faster than your competitors’ business, you’re losing market share. And it’s relative growth that counts - because relative growth impacts your purchasing power, customer perception, and competitive positioning.

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How to Know When You’ve Outgrown Your Current Software Solution

If you’ve started to think your lumber and building materials (LBM) supply business could be getting more from your software solution, then this document may provide some food for thought. The relationship between your business and your software solution are clear. Software system upgrades are not decisions to take lightly. Read these 10 indicators that you have outgrown your current solution and ready to move on to a new option.

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Seven Steps to Achieving Loyal LBM Customers

It makes good business sense to treat your customers well and keep them coming back. It’s likely no secret to you that loyal customers are important to the success of your LBM business. What you may not know is that small changes in your behavior can have a huge impact. Using data and capabilities of this industry leading business management software can improve customer experience and, consequently, customer loyalty.

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Increasing Sales Performance Using Mobile Technologies

Mobile sales technologies can turn go-betweens into top sales people. For most lumber and building materials (LBM) dealers and distributors, their outside sales people are critical to the success of their company. As the company’s eyes and ears on jobsites, outside sales people often find opportunities and foster the company’s relationships with key contractors and builders, architects and other construction supply companies.

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Costs of Running Outdated Software

Learn how the Epicor software solutions can help LBM businesses gain actionable data, improve workflow, streamline delivery, and offer superior customer service.

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The 5Ws of Tracking Productivity—and How to Start

There are many ways lumber and building materials (LBM) dealer businesses can improve productivity, but before you implement a new process you have to know where to start. This article covers the who, what, where, when and why of tracking productivity in your business, along with how you can measure this in your current operation. This article goes beyond tactics you’ve already put into place and helps you identify areas where you can mine data to uncover areas of opportunity.

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