How to streamline the construction materials procurement process in times of pandemic

by | Mar 15, 2021

construction materials

The coronavirus pandemic that is wreaking havoc all over the world has crashed the economy, and it’s taking the construction materials market through a rough path.

When it comes to acquiring construction materials, each customer expects to be attended to promptly. Before coronavirus times, this was a relatively easy task, but now it has turned into a more difficult thing to do for suppliers, distributors, managers, etc.

Nevertheless, there are many other forms to reinvent the strategies during this pandemic to optimize the construction materials supply chain.


How to streamline the construction materials procurement process in times of pandemic


We are witnessing a time where the marketplace for construction materials is focusing on reinventing itself.

The most viable solution to buy construction materials quickly in the middle of these unprecedented times is to find alternatives that facilitate this process for customers without generating extra expenses.


Thus, it is necessary to adapt and find new ways to meet all necessities in the required time. To achieve this, you can follow the next tips:


  • Enhance the level of digitalization: set an online network that effectively meets your clients’ requirements, so when they seek advice your brand will be there to provide it for them in record time. Build a solid and renovated marketing campaign, and give easy access to your clients through a chatbox.


  • Anticipate the client’s demands: for instance, the demand for easy-to-clean, hygienic construction materials is currently trending; another growing trend is the use of materials which assembling allows sustainability in construction, as well as separators, to divide different spaces such as offices, pools, courts, etc. Having all this information can help you anticipate what materials are in high demand to have them readily available.


  • Look for opportunities during the lockdown: this health emergency has caused people to reevaluate their surroundings and to creatively think of ways to get a comfortable home to survive this long period at home by transforming spaces into work or exercising areas.

This is creating a lot of opportunities for the construction and remodeling sector.

Opportunities are abundant. Finding them is the ability that must be developed to maximize and boost the acquisition of construction materials even during the pandemic.


  • Reevaluate and optimize your stock: we can assure you this is the most important tip based on the fact that stocks are closely related to the service you want to offer. At this very moment, it is uncertain what the clients will demand which is why it’s recommendable to keep a limited stock to avoid loss of profit or an even further slowdown in the acquisition of construction materials.


Do you want to remodel your house but fear that the process of acquiring the materials might be too difficult?


The entire supply chain of construction materials is in steady evolution towards a total streamlining of each of the services it provides.

It is the perfect time to start your renovations while confidently relying on us for advice since we’ve been in the industry for years.

At Carolina Custom Homes you can enjoy our specialized services and live a unique experience.

Mike Goubran

Mike Goubran

Mike Goubran, owner of Carolina Development and Properties, LLC, and its affiliate, Carolina Custom Homes and Renovations, LLC, has been building homes in the Charlotte area for over 20 years. Mike graduated with a degree in Construction Management from East Carolina University and went on to receive a Master of Business Administration from Queens University in Charlotte. He has been a Licensed General Contractor since 1999 and currently holds this designation in both North and South Carolina. Mike is also a Certified Green Professional and is a member of the National Association of Home Builders. Carolina Custom Homes and Renovations is also an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau.

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