Factory Shipping and Damage Issues: Pot Luck?
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday February 18, 2008
Most installers I know always and immediately admits to any damage they cause and still ask for rush replacement.
To Wear Or Not To Wear
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday April 16, 2007
Dealer Shirts on Job Sites
Unload/Stage - Shared Access
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday January 22, 2007
When dealers or end users review the common bid for installation, there is almost always a line item for unloading and staging.
Show Me The Money-Payment Terms
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday September 25, 2006
Getting paid on time would be nice.
Project Management..... A Lasting Impression
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday April 3, 2006
There has always been special emphasis paid to the sale and lead time of office furniture.
New Year, New Focus
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday January 16, 2006
Better efficiency and communications will be key components of how I will try to offset the necessary reductions in bids and margins.
Too Thumbs up for Haworth
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday June 6, 2005
I heard the reviews from the design community well before the first truck ever arrived.
Project Management- Overrated?
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday March 28, 2005
Roger says the vast majority of large scale projects where he is are going to Haworth!
Installation in the Political Arena
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday January 10, 2005
What's your best and final price?
We Got Us A Convoy
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday November 8, 2004
When trucks are late, it's nearly impossible to back charge the trucking companies (and actually get paid).
And The Worm Turns
by ROGER JACOWITZ Tuesday September 7, 2004
Respect and support your installer!
"CERTIFIED" Installation - The Race is On!
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday August 9, 2004
I see manufacturers scrambling to set up Certification programs.
Back to Basics - Again
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday June 28, 2004
I'm glad that you realize that you are only as good as your service, not necessarily just your products.
Honey, Talk to Me
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday May 24, 2004
The key to a successful long distance project purely and simply is communication and response from the home office, or the dealer.
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday March 8, 2004
Continuous power flow remains critical to any cubicle installation.
We're Off To The Races!
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday December 8, 2003
Clones are looking pretty good
The Next Great Thing: "CLONES"
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday November 24, 2003
If I were a corporate CEO considering buying a few hundred stations, I'd have to look into Clones simply for the price savings.
Where Did The (Good) Used Product Go?
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday November 3, 2003
For the last 4 weeks I've been looking for about 50 stations of either Haworth Unigroup or Places with Powerbase electrical, or Knoll Equity with "N" series electrical or newer.
SPUR Into Action!
by ROGER JACOWITZ Monday June 23, 2003
For some 2 plus years now, salespeople have been sucking wind.
Tuesday May 27, 2003
In these days of increased casegoods and less cubicles, perhaps a change in thinking is overdue.
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