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Category Archives: Beyond Wire & Cable

Keeping it FUN since 2008!
While we’re absolutely serious about providing value and expertise to our customers, it’s no secret that Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC) likes to bring a little fun to the electrical distribution industry. Over the years, we’ve held every variety of competition, contest, sweepstakes, or drawing that you can imagine. If you can dream it up,… Read More
Hindsight in 2020
A look back at the year with DWC Sales Director, Keegan Bast With November upon us, we’ve started to reflect on a not so typical year at Distributor Wire & Cable. Since DWC was founded twelve years ago, there has never seen a year quite like 2020. With a global pandemic, hurricanes in the Gulf… Read More
Project Partnerships
The supply chain solution to help you succeed! by Ted Jolly, DWC Marketing Manager  When it comes to wire & cable, we’ve seen it all here at Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC). Most of the time, our Account Managers can look at a bill of materials and determine what type of project your end user… Read More
DWC Appoints Travis Williams as Chief Executive Officer
Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC) is excited to announce the appointment of Travis Williams as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Travis will assume leadership of the company and spearhead DWC’s strategic and operational direction moving forward. Travis replaces company founder, Bryce Huett, in this role, as Bryce has recently stepped away from day-to-day business to… Read More
Build Better Customer Relationships
Simple tactics for distributors to expand trust, affinity and profits from your best customers.  As someone who works for a company focused on providing incredible service, I’ve witnessed firsthand how important it is to connect with customers. Building relationships is key to learning your customers’ needs and expanding the level of trust that they have… Read More
DWC’s 7 Year Sabbatical
An excellent perk to reward hard work! For any company, hiring, developing, and retaining good employees is essential to business success. A staff of seasoned, experienced professionals who have mastered their work over several years is better equipped to provide outstanding service to customers. When a company operates with a revolving roster of new hires,… Read More
Health & Wellness in the Workplace
The modern day work environment is evolving and many electrical distributors are increasing their focus on employee wellness. Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC) advocates its employees to Live Healthy inside and outside of the workplace. A company wellness program can promote productivity and retention while increasing morale and engagement. Start a stretching or exercise routine… Read More
Give Back, A Lot During National Volunteer Week
Distributor Wire & Cable (DWC) is dedicated to Give Back, A Lot. It’s one of our values that was adopted in 2012. Beyond our wire & cable distribution business, DWC wanted to serve a greater purpose in the community. For that reason, DWC wanted to remind the electrical wholesale community about National Volunteer Week. It… Read More
DWC’s Holiday Toy Drive a Huge Success!
Every Holiday season, people of the electrical distribution industry join together to support Distributor Wire & Cable’s (DWC) toy drive.  Each year, DWC collects toys to donate to the Toys for Tots Foundation, who have been distributing toys to less-fortunate children since 1947. Customers get the opportunity to participate by donating toys through DWC’s customer… Read More
DWC Account Manager, Robert Saldi
Wire Guru
My name is Robert Saldi. I’m an account manager at DWC. I have been in the industry for almost 11 years. For the last 7 years, I’ve been an account manager at DWC. During this time, I have learned a lot about wire and cable. In fact, our marketing director has dubbed me the “Wire Guru.”… Read More
Death on a Treadmill
  Think back to your first job. I remember mine. I worked for $4.25/hour at Higginbotham Bros & Company. Your first job can teach you a lot about yourself. It is typically the least paying with the  hardest labor, making it tough to find the motivation to consistently perform at a high level. Many times… Read More
How the Chocolate Chip Cookie Saved DWC
Who doesn’t love a fresh homemade chocolate chip cookie?  I prefer mine a little warm so the chocolate is slightly melted inside.  As we celebrate DWC’s 7th birthday this month, I thought I would look back at the early years and share a quick story of how the chocolate chip cookie kept our organization from… Read More
I’m Inspired
The topics for Beyond Wire & Cable come to me in many ways. Sometimes I find inspiration for my message inside the books I am reading, current events in the world, exploring other progressive brands and organizations or from simply having conversations with co-workers, friends and family about life and business. A funny thing happened… Read More
Why Not You?
Recently I went to a popular breakfast eatery for the first time. This Denver restaurant opened in 2006, just a couple years before I opened DWC. The company and brand have exploded the past few years, and I was curious to find out what all the fuss was about since multiple people told me to… Read More
The Celery Test
Imagine yourself in a large supermarket and you are watching someone checkout.  In their cart they have rice milk, bananas, quinoa, granola and celery.  What can you deduct about this person?  Clearly, this individual is health conscious.  And if you are health conscious, you may even engage in conversation.  Why?  Because you feel you can… Read More
The Innovator’s Dilemma
Recently my dad traveled to Colorado and stopped by our Aurora DWC office.  He is about to be 69-years-old and our conversations can quickly become nostalgic.  My dad was an entrepreneur.  He owned the local pharmacy in our small Texas town called Service Drug.  It was where I cut my teeth on how the day… Read More