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Material: to stock or not to stock

Do you stock material or order by the job? Today, the digital revolution has made inventory control a simple thing Ordering material for new construction projects is, somewhat, easier than for a service shop Once you have established which method you will use... you will need to set up a job account

Whether you are a service oriented shop, a new construction shop or a hybrid of both, buying, storing and/or stocking material is an important part of your everyday operation. On the one hand, if you have a good relationship with a supplier, they can make your job easier and smoother. On the other hand, if you, like so many contractors today, are constantly shopping for that “nickel less per stop” or “two cents less a foot” for copper tube, pitting one supply house aga

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