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3 Ways Mobile Technology Can Help You Sell More and Be More Profitable

Category: LBM

The Yankee Group reports a 26 percent increased win rate through the use of mobile enterprise technology. Epicor Senior Director of Product Development, Cary Anderson, recently conducted a webcast to demonstrate how lumber and building materials (LBM) pro dealers and distributors can use cloud, mobile, and portable technologies to pursue more opportunities, speed response time, and differentiate themselves with outstanding service. In short, win more often…with more profitable deals.

Labor Shortages for LBM: How to Leverage ERP Technology for Efficiency

Category: LBM

As the housing market continues its steady climb back to normal, pro builders are facing increasing challenges with labor—many trades who left the industry during the downturn didn't return, and the booming market is fueling demand more each day.

Epicor EVP Welcomes Attendees at LBM User Conference

Category: LBM

On November 17-18, 2016, we hosted the Epicor LBM (Lumber and Building Materials) User Conference at the Hilton in Anaheim, CA. The event was attended by hundreds of LBM professionals to dive into technologies and techniques, gain hands-on education, and network with other industry professionals. Attendees were also able to share ideas with other Epicor customers and hear what lies ahead in 2017.

Get Stoked for Growth During the Epicor LBM User Conference

Category: LBM

Learning is an essential and unending process throughout the lifetime of owning a lumber and building materials (LBM) business. During the 2016 Epicor LBM User Conference, LBM dealers, as well as industry and technology experts, will participate in two days of networking and business growth education. Attendees will gain valuable insight about to how to better utilize the Epicor BisTrack™, Catalyst, Falcon, ECS Pro, and LumberTrack solutions to dive deeper into their businesses, and ultimately improve the bottom line.

Epicor Supports Launch of LBM Strategies 2016 Conference

Category: LBM Retail Software

In this extremely competitive Lumber and Building Material (LBM) industry, there is absolutely no substitute for knowledge and skills. That is why Epicor is sponsoring the launch of LBM Strategies’ 3-day conference that kicks off on September 6 in Charlotte, North Carolina helping to honor the inductees who have been serving their markets for at least a century.

Outperform in an Era of LBM Sales Growth

Category: LBM

The lumber and building materials (LBM) market appears to be picking up. That’s good! But is it good enough? Here are a few 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. 

Improve Profitability with Customer Stratification

Category: LBM

In his book, Islands of Profitability in a Sea of Red, author and senior lecturer at MIT Jonathan Byrnes argues that 40 percent of any business is typically unprofitable, and those losses are subsidized by the profits from the top 20-30 percent of your best customers. Understanding which customers are profitable—and why—can result in significant net profit growth for any business. 

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