Resources for Constrained Markets
Helping You to Navigate a Profitable Path Forward in 2022
It’s fair to say that we are in unprecedented times. We have just ended a year that left electrical product manufacturers struggling with regards to sourcing and availability, production challenges, shipping and receiving constraints, and continued cost pressures.
These continued pressures and market constraints, along with a new array of economic concerns must be factored into everyone’s 2022 forecast and planning.
Womack Electric Supply is committed to being your supplier of choice for all your electrical product needs and we thank you for your partnership during these challenging times. We have the resources, products, services, and support teams to help you navigate a profitable path forward in 2022.
Continue reading this issue of The Womack Way to explore ways we can help your business be more efficient and profitable in 2022. Let’s get started…
Using Technology to Maximize the Efficiency of Your Business
When you know what technology can do for your business, chances are you’ll want to implement technological solutions to make your own business more efficient. Here are a few simple ways Womack Electric Supply can help get you started…
WES Connect App & Online Ordering
The Womack WES Connect app delivers all the great features of our online ordering right to your fingertips. Placing orders by sending a service tech to the supply house counter is no longer required. Use our app to browse products, place orders, check account status, locate/call a nearby branch, or check out other services we offer.
- Account Information – View financial information such as A/R Summary, view bids, open orders, and order history.
- Reorder pad – Quickly find the most recent products you have ordered and order them again.
- Advanced Search – Search for products, contacts, and orders
Custom Part Numbers – Search using your custom part numbers (setup through website)
- Locations – Quickly call or navigate to any of our locations, and pick up items ordered online in store.
- Other services – search and view other services Womack Electric Supply has to offer.
Online Billing: View, Sort, Print, Pay & Import Invoices Online
Managing your accounting processes has never been easier. Our secure, easy-to-use, online billing program offers a full range of features and tools to manage and pay your bills. Accounting tasks that used to take hours can now be done instantly, with a few clicks of the mouse or taps on a touch screen. With Womack Electric Supply Online Billing you can view bills, search and research bills by key criteria, download invoice data directly into your accounting software, print bill copies and pay online.
Project Services: Simplifying and streamlining projects from beginning to end
The Womack Project Services Team efficiently provides an organized online platform to facilitate medium to large projects. We understand that effective communication and planning can improve productivity, reduce time, and reduce overall cost to your projects.
Whether you are needing efficient reporting, job site management, or any of our value added services. We are there, with you before the project starts, and when your project is complete.
Our experienced team utilizes a unique approach by participating in pre-construction meetings to start the job out right from the beginning. We also utilize an online project management application to more efficiently orchestrate the flow of products and information for your job.
Pre-Fab & Custom Solutions to Boost Productivity & Bottom Line of Your Business
Struggling to increase the productivity of your contracting business? Respond to high labor costs and compressed schedules by utilizing products with productivity “designed in”.
Womack Electric Supply’s Pre-Fabrication Solutions can make it happen. With our pre-fab wiring solutions, much of the typical electrical assembly is completed in advance, dramatically cutting project completion times and reducing labor cost. The bulk of these labor savings will drop straight to your bottom line!
If your project is substantial or repetitive, such as; a hospital, condominium complex, office building or hotel, look to our off the shelf pre-fab wiring solutions products to get the job done. Standard wiring application pre-assemblies make for quick and easy installations. Many products are UL listed and compliant with the Buy American provisions set forth by the American Recovery and Re-investment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
Off the shelf Pre-Fab solutions include
• Data Drops
• Masonry Stubs
• Box Assemblies
• Switch Assemblies
• Outlet Assemblies
• HVAC Whips… and more.
Our Premiere Pre-Fab & Custom Solutions Provider
Sometimes straight out of the box just doesn’t get the job done. At times like this you could use a custom solution – one that is suited to your specific needs and to your unique application. Womack Custom Solutions can help. Our Custom Solutions Specialist will work directly with you to analyze need, design, and implement solutions for projects large or small.
Custom Solutions capabilities include:
Fabrication & Finishing
• Laser Cutting
• Press Brake
• Powder Coating
Staging and Storing
• Accuracy Receipt Verification
• Damage Analysis/Claim Filing
• Conditioned Storage
• Pre-assembly & Pre-wire
• Specified Material Releases
• Live Inventory Access
• Tracking Solutions
• Design & Assembly
• Custom PV Cable Solutions
• Pre-wires, Repairs & Upgrades
• Duct Bank
• Control Panels
• Custom Conduit Applications
• Temp Power Solutions
• Custom Flex- Whips
• Transformer Racks
• FASS Racks
• Electrical Assemblies – E470935
• Incandescent Luminaires –
• Conduit & Cable Hardware (Resi-FASS Rack) – E473231
• Enclosures – E496552
• Control Panel Shop – UL508A
Keeping You Up-To-Date on Market Trends & Supply Chain Data
We share in the concerns of our customers regarding the financial impacts related to market volatility and we wish to work closely with you to mitigate the effects of market price fluctuations. When price changes occur, our goal is to quickly make you aware of the changes via meetings with your Womack customer support team and via 24/7 access to our Market Watch portal on our website @ WomackElectric.com.
Commodity Reports & Insights
Market Watch provides informational data and graphs showing the 30 day trend in spot prices of copper, aluminum and zinc base metals. These base metals are primary influencers for wire and conduit marketplace price fluctuations.
Vendor Product Line Notifications
Market Watch provides a listing (by date of notification) of vendor product line notifications. The listing provides a brief overview and shows the effective dates of notified product line changes, including price increases.
We continue to have bi-monthly virtual meeting with key vendors so we can have a better understanding of the challenges they face and share with them our needs and concerns and those of our customer partners.
Whether you’re involved in electrical construction, maintenance, manufacturing, or purchasing; you know efficiency equals profitability. From the front office, to jobsite or factory floor, Womack Electric Supply has the resources, products, and services to get the job done. We can help you be more efficient in every facet of your business; whether it’s creating orders, installing devices or fixtures, or sending out invoices. From our IT and Credit Department to our Project Services and Pre-Fab/Custom Solutions team, our job is to make your job easier and more profitable.
When planning your path to profitability in 2022, count on Womack to be there, with you and for you, every step of the way. Every member of the Womack team is focused on helping you succeed. As we learn more about your business, we learn how to make your job easier and your business more efficient. We encourage you to reach out to your sales team for additional support and/or questions.
Cooperative Contracts for Education
Womack Electric is a contracted distributor with E&I Cooperative Services, a non-profit purchasing cooperative that services the needs of education.
Through our partnership with E&I, Womack Electric leverages your facilities collective purchasing power to lower costs across your organization, offering top of the line product offering and solutions at a discounted rate via E&I’s competitively solicited contract with IM Supply.
Womack Electric Supply is a member partner of IM Supply, and as such, supplies E&I members with access to a broad scope of products ranging from lighting, distribution, controls, wiring, conduits and all related products to support your electrical needs on campus.
Contract Number: CNR01499
RFP Number: 683483
Contract Terms: 5-year agreement 4/1/2020 with a 5-year renewal after the end of the fifth year
Product Categories: Lighting and Electrical MRO products. Safety, Sensing and Security
Terms: Net 30
Member Incentives: Annual rebate, Performance metrics, Competitively solicited pricing, Local distribution
IDEAL National Champion
Anthony Kovalchick with SKC Electrical Service Inc.
Professional Division – National Winner
Please join us in recognizing Anthony Kovalchick, with SKC Electrical Service Inc., as the Professional National Winner of the Ideal National Championship Competition held December 15-17, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Anthony, and several other local area electricians, competed at a qualifying event held at Womack Electric Supply in Wilmington, NC, on October 28, 2021. Anthony qualified, won the local challenge and earned his way to the national competition in Nashville, as the North Carolina contestant. The national competition was a two day event with multiple wiring challenges. Anthony advanced to the final day of completion to compete in wiring a whole house generator and ultimately won the national competition.
Please join us in congratulating Anthony for this outstanding accomplishment!
Join us at a local branch next year for a competition in your area.
IDEAL Electrical established the IDEAL National (U.S.) Championship in 2016 to highlight the professional trades as a rewarding, in-demand career path that provides essential skills to keep local communities thriving – an effort that is now more important than ever during the current
skilled labor shortage across the U.S. Over the course of the annual event, electrical trade professionals and student/apprentices from coast to coast show off their skills against their peers and compete for the chance to win championship titles and their share of over $600,000 in cash and prizes, along with recognition as an elite electrician.
IDEAL ELECTRICAL is a company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. IDEAL is a global leader in electrical tools and wire termination, as well as the development, manufacturing and marketing of enhanced energy management systems, products and technologies for professional electricians, design engineers and facilities executives.
Distinguished Service Awards & Recognitions – Womack Electric Supply
The Womack Way Award
Tara Lewis and Kenny Strader are the latest recipients of The Womack Way Employee Award.
The quarterly award is bestowed upon employees that have best demonstrated what “The Womack Way” is about. What does that entail … it’s “What Customer Service is About!” … attentiveness to our customers and their needs, clear communication skills, willingness to learn (new products, new skills), a positive attitude, time management skills, and being a team player.
Each quarter, the employees that are chosen will earn a $100 gift card and Womack Way trophy.
Congratulations Tara and Kenny!
South Boston, VA
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