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Hayden Concrete Casts Solid Accounting Structure With Sage 100 ERP

Hayden Concrete Products, the largest supplier of its kind in Southern Arizona, upgraded its systems to Sage 100 and saved "at least 10 percent" on time spent preparing payroll, along with other improvements.

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Sage 100 ERP—the Only Answer for Yamada America

Find out how Sage 100 helped Yamada America, the U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese heavy industrial pump manufacturer, be ready for new growth and expanded capacity.

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Renovating Building Materials Businesses

The crisis in the housing market has simultaneously challenged the ability of building materials suppliers to adapt to a new landscape and threatened their very survival. The crisis has changed the fundamental demand curve for building supplies and, simultaneously, created opportunities in certain niche markets such as replacement windows, basement remodelling and waterproofing ...

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Managing Business Risk in Building Materials and Supply

The building materials and supply industry has its own rhythm, oscillating up and down with changes in seasons, economic turns, and the boom and bust cycles of housing starts and commercial construction periods. These business highs and lows compound the risks of expanding into new regions and product lines, going after larger business opportunities, and being a one-stop full-service ...

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Business Practices for Building Material Suppliers

Suppliers of building materials are caught in the middle—trying to make a profit in a highly competitive market while facing ever more stringent demands for quick delivery of a wide range of products to demanding specifications on time, every time. It can be summarized this way: High levels of customer service and high availability of products in a price-sensitive market. ...