Take control of your inventory today!

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Whether you are a large or small contractorany business can benefit from  inventory management. SimpleStock can help those who experience a delay in jobs due to stock outs or manual ordering of product. It can also help prevent overstocking of unnecessary items, excess inventory and high write-offs. SimpleStock allows you to take control of your inventory anywhere, anytime from your mobile device or tablet.  

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VIP Service with Dockside Pickup

Check in with Dockside Pickup right from the East Coast Metal Distributors mobile app. Your order is then entered in a priority queue where you can monitor the progress of your order while you wait in your vehicle. When your order is ready, you will be notified so that you can just load and go.

Benefits of Using Dockside Pickup

1. Minimize Contact – Limit contact when picking up your orders for a safer, quicker pickup experience.

2. Priority Pickup – Your order will go into a priority queue for our staff to pick and stage. Dockside pickup allows you to skip the line for VIP service.

3. Monitor Progress – Track the progress of your order while you wait in your vehicle.

4. No More Phone Calls – Cut out the time it takes to call the branch to let them know you are on your way. Check in, pickup and go.

How it Works?

Dockside pick up can be easily accessed from the home page of the mobile app. Once you check in, your order will be entered into a priority queue that you can track for quicker, more convenient pick up.

How Dockside Pickup Works

1. Check In – Select check in located on the home screen of the mobile app (make sure that you are logged in).

2. Select Orders – Select the orders you wish to pick up.

3. Your Vehicle – Enter your vehicle description and how you would like to be notified.

Interested in using Dockside Pickup? Download the app and start checking in today!

More information on Dockside Pickup can be found here.

Series: Learn How To Use The Website Like A Pro – Tip #10 Preferred Store

Once your online account is set up, it’s important to set your preferred storeThis will ensure that each time you place an order, your product will come from your local ECMD branch. Setting your preferred store to your local branch is one way to ensure a seamless experience Continue reading “Series: Learn How To Use The Website Like A Pro – Tip #10 Preferred Store”

Series: Pro Training – Non Disposable A/C Units

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I don’t know about you, but I can say comfortably that I do not find myself in the position of having thousands of dollars I want to dispose of. If you find yourself in a different position, please contact me and I will be happy to help you relieve yourself of those burdensome funds. I am using that statement because I know we can all never agree on the exact “average” cost of a Ductless AC installation, but I feel confident we can all agree that the number is over $1000. My point being that the price point means I am not interested in just “throwing it away” at the first sign of trouble. These machines or appliances are not disposable. They can be maintained, and they can be repaired. However, both of those concepts must begin with us doing something that many of us feel uncomfortable with … opening the machine up. 

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Series: Learn How To Use The Website Like A Pro – Tip #9 Managing Users

Once you have an online account set up with East Coast Metal Distributors you can add and manage users right from your dashboard. This allows you to add technicians, sales people, and office staff so they can place orders, check pricing, pay invoices and more.

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Series: Learn How To Use The Website Like A Pro – Tip #8 Order Templates

Do you order the same products over and over again? East Coast Metal Distributors has a solution to better streamline the ordering process for you. Our Order Template feature can help you create a list of products that are tailored to your order habits. Building order templates on our website is easy and helps you save lists of commonly ordered products for easy reference when you need to reorder.

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Series: Pro Training – Ductless Drain Safety Installation

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The United States market has come a long way on embracing ductless HVAC units. From 20 years ago when you would occasionally see a unit installed on a sunroom to present day when this technology is regularly used to combat discomfort in bonus rooms, additions, garages, and even whole home applications. Along the way code has had to change in order to adapt to the more widely used ductless technology. One of these areas of adaption is in the protection of a wall mounted indoor unit from condensation overflow. Unlike traditional installations where auxiliary drain pans are widely used, the standard wall mounted indoor unit only has the internal drain pan. This design leaves open the possibility of wall and/or flooring damage should the drain line become obstructed.

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Series: Learn How To Use Our Website Like A Pro – Tip #5 Find AHRI Matchups

Save time by using our AHRI matchup took like a pro

Our website is a one-stop shop for creating an AHRI matchup. Skip the hassle of visiting multiple sites and find a matchup in one place. You will also be able to filter multiple matchup results, view matchup pricing, and add to cart.

Need to build a system while working in the field? Download our mobile app and build systems like a pro while on the job.

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Series: Learn How To Use Our Website Like A Pro – Tip #4 Manage and Pay Invoices

View your invoices and bills online in one place. It’s easy – login to your online account for a one stop shop for invoices/statements and payments.

Once you log into your online account select the invoices tab under “My Account”.

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