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Wire & Cable Management Services – A valuable project partnership for shared success!
As an electrical distributor, you depend on seamless logistics and a solid supply chain to maximize your operations. While sourcing the right products for your customers is key, being able to provide the right logistical solutions is an important advantage. The smooth flow of goods from your vendors, through your branch location, and ultimately to your customer, impacts your profitability and your ability to deliver great service. Good logistics .
Belden Equals: It’s good to have options!
Name brands can often be expensive - even in the electrical industry. Belden is an established wire & cable brand that often falls into this "premium" category. For the electrical distributor or electrical contractor that prefers a cost-effective option to the Belden brand, Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC) offers Belden equals. At DWC, we've been stocking these products since 2011 and continue to add more options to our inventory. .
Remote Control – A Few Do’s & Don’ts of Working Remotely
COVID-19 has drastically changed the typical workday for most electrical distributors. For a lot of salespeople, support staff, and others, working from home has been new and uncharted territory. The safeguards and common-sense health measures put in place by distributors to minimize everyone’s exposure to each other make sense. If someone doesn’t have to be in the building, that’s one less person to potentially spread the virus to the .
Going Underground – Get the Basics on Aluminum URD
Underground residential distribution wire (URD) is a specialty aluminum wire intended for use in residential construction and light to medium duty commercial applications. URD is typically found in underground wiring systems where it can be used in direct burial applications or installed in ducts to support secondary power distribution. This durable wire is often the go-to solution to deliver power from a pad-mounted transformer to the service entry or .
DWC’S STAYCATION SWEEPSTAKES
Now through August 31 DWC’S STAYCATION SWEEPSTAKES   Each wire & cable order of $2,500 or more gets your name entered in our Grand Prize Drawing! The more wire you buy – the better your chances of winning! PRIZE PACKAGE FEATURING OVER $500 IN BACKYARD FUN! Prize Package Includes YETI Tundra 35 Cooler Solid Wood Regulation Cornhole Set Six Player Championship Croquet Set Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock DWC Premium .
Brandt Rocha Named New CDC Manager in Kansas City
Staffing up to serve you better! Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC) is happy to announce that Brandt Rocha has been tapped to serve as the new CDC Manager at our Kansas City Cable Distribution Center. Brandt joined DWC in 2019, working in a leadership capacity at two smaller distribution centers within the company. In KC, Rocha will be tasked with managing the day-to-day operations of DWC’s 100,000 sf central .
The Ups and Downs of Oil & Gas
by Ted Jolly, Strategic Marketing Manager, DWC For many electrical distributors in specific locations around the country, the oil & gas industry is a key business driver. When drilling activity is robust, the demand for electrical products to support these projects increases. When activity declines, so do revenues for electrical wholesalers and other supply chain entities that help support the oil & gas sector. Prior to joining DWC, I .
Wire & Cable Basics – Medium Voltage Cable
Electrical distributors who routinely serve customers in the industrial, commercial, and/or utility categories are no doubt familiar with medium voltage (MV) products. Medium voltage cables range from 2.4kV up to 35kV. For the most part, the basic construction of this type of cable along with its physical and electrical performance properties are similar from one manufacturer to another. However, insulations, metallic shields, and jackets are all areas that can .
“Have it Your Way” – Value Added Services Provide Tailored Solutions for Your Customers
Remember the old Burger King ad campaign: “Have it Your Way”?  They stopped featuring that slogan in their commercials back in 2014, but for 40 years, it was one of those advertising jingles that stuck in your head no matter how hard you tried to ignore it. As an electrical distributor, you know that each project, each contractor, and each end-user all have their own unique requirements. As it .
2020 Denver Heart Walk – A Virtual Success
If you’re familiar with DWC, you know that one of the values that we emphasize is: “Give Back, a Lot”. It is this value that drives the charitable missions that our company is involved in each year. One of these missions is the American Heart Association’s effort to help prevent, treat, and defeat heart disease. DWC’s support of the American Heart Association hits close to home for us. In .