Building material suppliers have a lot on their plates – and those plates are only about to get heavier. The global building and materials industry has been growing at a rate of 5% and is projected to top $400 billion by 2030. Forward-thinking companies that level up their operations with a top-tier sales CRM stand to rake in more of that dough than those that don’t.
The pandemic changed the way we live, work, and conduct business. This is particularly true for the restaurant industry. While most businesses were forced to close their doors indefinitely, restaurants and other food and beverage establishments were able to survive – thanks to mobile ordering apps. The ability to order food online granted safety and convenience to customers. Though other industries have reopened their doors to resume business as normal, customers still hugely appreciate the benefits of their beloved mobile ordering apps. The best part of it all? Customers and the restaurant industry are far from the only winners. Here are five industries benefitting from the mobile ordering era as we speak.
It seems we’ve traded old pandemic-induced economic blows for new Russo-Ukrainian War-induced supply chain disruptions. Add in mounting global inflation and you’ll get a world faced with higher prices for harder-to-find goods. Chief among those suffering from supply chain disruptions the most are building and hardware distributors and manufacturers.
Skynamo – the leading provider of field sales software for distributors, manufacturers, and wholesalers in the building materials and hardware industry – carried out an extensive survey.
The point of the research was straightforward enough. It was to uncover the truth about what B2B sales companies struggle with, what works for them from a technology and sales point of view, and how they fare in this post-pandemic marketplace.
Following South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the fourth wave of COVID-19 is expected to begin in December, many businesses face uncertainty. This is compounded with the issue of supply-chain disruption which the pandemic has wrought worldwide.
…and it’s not all bad news.
Skynamo has just released its one-of-a-kind global field sales report. Skynamo, the leaders in field sales technology, are constantly seeking to understand the industries they serve, which includes a large number of building and hardware companies. For this reason, they carried out extensive research recently, resulting in the benchmark report.
Aggregated monthly sales data from over 600 South African companies reports that 20 business sectors outperformed the pre-Covid first quarter of 2020.