The building materials sector is heavily affected by COVID-19-crisis. On one hand, large construction projects are allowed to continue work while future construction projects will most likely be delayed. Smaller contractors working on home replacements and renewal will face a large drop in customer demand and are limited to emergency repair, while at the same time DIY is going through the roof due to the additional time customers spend at home.
From a forecast and inventory perspective, it is key that you model this demand separately and that you can create insight into the changes in demand by the business stream. Do you need help with this? At Slimstock we have over 25 years of experience ensuring you have the right stock, at the right time, in the right place.
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