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kojaceo 01-21-2018 10:11 AM

Direct buy steel studs
 
Does anyone have any experience with direct buying steel studs.
We are union so I need to work out the logistics of stocking since that would be on us now.
I know it varies on job size but I am on the fence on if the savings is worth not having the local customer service.

Fishindude 01-21-2018 02:05 PM

Not worth the trouble. Let the wholesaler warehouse and deliver them. Sure as heck you would stock up on something, then your next project would need something different.

slowsol 01-21-2018 09:08 PM

The big drywall contractors around here (think $50mm revenue) keep job lot quantities of typical lg studs. I think they keep them for little jobs, like building a couple walls. They get just in time deliveries on all the rest of their jobs. As mentioned above, I think itís easier to let someone else deal with the logistics and stocking.


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