supply chain

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

Building Tech & Products 05.18.21

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

In Part 2 of Capability and Culture, our Dream Team measures the ramifications of construction's labor crisis, and how the consequences of this seemingly insurmountable challenge may be the catalyst needed to embrace innovation.

Builders FirstSource Antes $450M In Paradigm Power Play

Building Tech & Products 06.29.21

Builders FirstSource Antes $450M In Paradigm Power Play

In the LBM giant's technology integration, a transformative alignment capability emerges, with Paradigm solutions powering Builders FirstSource's enormous solutions infrastructure.

Public Builders' Dilemma: How Big A Miss To Guide To For 2021

Capital 09.15.21

Public Builders' Dilemma: How Big A Miss To Guide To For 2021

As 2021 Q4 approaches, public homebuilder face a harrowing prospect: How to level-set to reality on delivery misses without jeopardizing 2022 forecasts or penalizing operators in the field.

Marketing & Sales 07.06.21

The Builder's Dilemma: Defeatism Or Determination

Post-pandemic post-traumatic stress crops up as a risk to morale and focus in the ranks among builders as they encounter an unending barrage of real-time challenges. The moment will redefine housing's leaders.

Relinking The Chain: Here's A Key To Restoring The Channel

Building Tech & Products 09.15.21

Relinking The Chain: Here's A Key To Restoring The Channel

Introducing our Dream Teamer Ken Pinto, with a solutions-focused Supply Chain MasterClass, aimed at helping builders and partners work through homebuilding's biggest risk factor in late 2021 and beyond.

299K Job Openings Are Builders' Vicious-Circle Challenge

Building Tech & Products 07.08.21

299K Job Openings Are Builders' Vicious-Circle Challenge

Hiring two people per minute every 8-hour-weekday for the next 300 days may sound like a pipedream, but it could be a strategy. Here's how to start.

The Great Lumber Lag Of 2021: Here's Why High Prices Stick

Building Tech & Products 07.07.21

The Great Lumber Lag Of 2021: Here's Why High Prices Stick

A master-class in price stickiness applies not just to dimensional lumber, but to a number of materials and product categories with complex distribution channels.

Material Crisis Can Pivot Into Material Opportunity: Here's How

Building Tech & Products 06.03.21

Material Crisis Can Pivot Into Material Opportunity: Here's How

Choked off supply – like now, where at every turn, fatal-error bottlenecks, with temporary but indefinite timelines for restoration of normalized channel volume, clog visibility – can and will quell demand. Where's the opportunity?

Building Tech & Products 06.08.21

When Strategy Backfires: Producers' Role In Supply Shock

The time to de-risk forecasts for inflation impacts is now, given that the commodities crunch can pivot into consumer price stresses in the months ahead.

Policy 05.10.21

Builders' Dilemma: A Political Battle On UI, Or The Real Solution

Look at the big picture on the jobs and employment front and both the actual challenge and huge opportunity come clearer than in a one-month release.