Supply chain and retail demand

Clark, Ken
February 2007
Home Channel News;2/5/2007, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p10
The author reflects on the significant relationship of supply chain and retail demand in the home builders industry according to the answers of the readers to the different questions raised by a researcher. The questions involved opportunities for pro dealers in improving service models, the supply chain creating the highest level of value, and the general feeling of the independent lumberyard.


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