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Process | For Channel Managers

Through Channel Marketing Automation Basics For Indirect Distribution

Manufacturers selling indirectly through a network of partners, such as distributors, dealers, contractors, and value-added resellers, lag behind comp...

Process | For Sales Directors

How to Become a Lowe's, Home Depot, Menard's, and Amazon Vendor

Branching into big box retailers and marketplaces as a building materials manufacturer is a big step towards reaching more people at the contractor an...

People | For Channel Managers

The Ultimate Guide to Trade Shows for Building Materials Manufacturers

If you’ve attended a trade show, either as an exhibitor or a regular attendee, you may have come back exhausted with a pile of business cards and wond...

Business Growth

5 Mistakes to Avoid During a Building Products M&A in the Materials Sector

An investment in mergers and acquisitionsis a smart move for companies that want to scale. It may allow them to gain intellectual property and lead to...

Channel Operations | Technology

6 Ways Building Materials Manufacturers Can Reduce Costs

As a building materials manager, you're already well aware that every penny counts. You're dealing with an incredible amount of uncertainty given ever...

Process | For Channel Managers

Essential Tips to Minimize Risk of Loss in Building Materials Manufacturing

As a business owner, it's natural to want to do everything in your power to prevent damage to your products while they're in transit. Still, despite y...

Inbound Marketing | Distributor Marketing

How Influencers Can Improve Your Building Materials Marketing Success

When you think of the most popular social media influencers, what comes to mind? More than likely it's video game streamers, beauty gurus, and artists...

Process | Technology

Production Planning: Mistakes To Avoid in Building Materials Supply Chain Management

It's safe to say that mistakes in supply chain management can be costly—especially when it comes to important areas like production planning and sched...

Technology | For Marketing Directors

The 7 Best PRM Softwares for Building Materials Manufacturers in 2021

Getting a new PRM system may seem like an overwhelming task for a manufacturing company working to improve digitization. There are a plethora of softw...