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Online Suppliers #102812
12/20/06 06:28 PM
12/20/06 06:28 PM
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Does anybody deal with online suppliers instead of going to a so called electrical wholesaler(i say that as i dont think they really wholesale [Linked Image] )
Any good online places to check for Materials
I dont mean Ebay either [Linked Image]

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Re: Online Suppliers #102813
01/03/07 04:37 PM
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I got this Site from the Electrical Business Magazine that came in my Mail today. At least i can compare Pricing with the Local suppliers. www.hdsupply.ca


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Re: Online Suppliers #102814
01/03/07 07:14 PM
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HD is on an acquisition spree. They recently bought out a respectable supplier in Ontario. I'm all for competition, but I hope this doesn't kill the smaller suppliers, esp. the independents.

Re: Online Suppliers #102815
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Think about the problems you get with orders when the wholesaler is in town. I dont mean to shoot them all down but inevitably something in your order is wrong - so what would happen if it was online orders? I guess it would be okay for simple orders like a case of boxes,switches etc.


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