Short on Storage

September 10, 2010
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Short on Storage

Problem: The Charlotte, NC office of Starr Electric Company contracted for a multiple phase, long-term project at Northeast Medical Center.  This regional electrical contracting firm, which is based in Greensboro, NC, has performed new construction and maintenance services for this medical campus for the last 18+ years. Starr’s familiarity with the campus and past performance earned the contractor the opportunity to work on three large projects — a children’s hospital, a parking deck, and a surgery wing expansion. One of the problems, however, was that Starr had very limited...
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You are Invited!

September 7, 2010
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You are Invited!

WESCO is holding an Open House in Charlotte, NC on September 29th.  The fun-filled day will begin at 11 am and end at 8 pm.  Expect appearances from Champion NASCAR Driver Greg Biffle, Carolina Panthers Running Back DeAngelo Williams, Members of the Carolina Panthers TopCats and Miss Sprint Cup Amanda Wright. Also enjoy the day with.. Raffles BBQ Ganassi Racing Interactive Pit Stop Challenge MillerCoors Beer Tasting Racecars on Display Supplier Technology Showcase Tickets to NASCAR Events and more… Space in limited so register now at www.wesco.com/openhouse
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WESCO Careers: Project Coordinator | Seattle, WA

August 16, 2010
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Project Coordinator Job Code : 6101 TA Division : WESCO Distribution Inc Location : Seattle WA US 98188 Job Type : Full Time Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) Education : Bachelor’s Degree Category : Retail/Wholesale, Electronics, Energy/Utilities Job Summary: The Project Coordinator assists with tracking and coordination of project activities. Specifically responsible for tracking, scheduling, coordination, documentation, and requirements of project assignments. Responsibilities: Support the projects team by coordinating, participating, and managing project management documentation. Maintain tracking of action items and follow up with the Project Manager to ensure timely...
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WESCO Careers: Sales Manager | Birmingham, AL

August 12, 2010
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Sales Manager Job Code : 3705 NM Division : WESCO Distribution, Inc Location : Birmingham AL US 35233 Job Type : Full Time Career Level : Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff) Education : High School or equivalent Category : Sales/Retail/Business Development Responsibilities: Manage and direct the sales effort of the branch operation Identify/create new sales initiatives and execute sales strategies Set sales goals, monitor performance and advance strategies Develop sales team to create aggressive current customer strategies Build new sales channels with current and chosen customer strategies Oversee operational initiatives...
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WESCO Careers: Credit and Collections Analyst | Elmhurst, IL

August 12, 2010
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Credit and Collections Analyst Job Code : 7621 TM Division : WESCO Distribution Inc Location : Elmhurst IL US 60126 Job Type : Full Time Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) Education : Bachelor’s Degree Skill : Accounting -> Collections Category : Financial Services Primary Function: Manage Accounts Receivable of assigned branches to achieve goals established by Director of Financial Services and National Accounts Financial Service Manager; approval of new customer accounts; protect A/R by securing personal or third party guarantees, bond/lien rights, and review of financial information. Responsibilities: Compile,...
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Preparing for GovEnergy

August 5, 2010
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WESCO will be exhibiting at GovEnergy, a premier energy training workshop for federal agencies.  GovEnergy encourages the best application of practices, products, and services as they relate to energy efficiency, renewable energy, water efficiency and greenhouse gas management within the government sector.  The workshop will take place on August 15-18 in Dallas, Texas! During the workshop, participants have the option of attending various training sessions, discovering financial and technical resources, exploring energy-saving technologies, meeting energy experts and attending lectures by featured speakers. Stop by Booth 400 to learn more...
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WESCO Careers: Inside Sales Associate | Edmonton, AB Canada

August 4, 2010
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Inside Sales Associate Job Code : 1750 Division : WESCO Distribution – Canada, Inc. Location : Edmonton AB CA Job Type : Full Time Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) Education : Certification Skill : Customer Service -> Phone Support Category : Electronics Job Description : At WESCO Distribution, our people go the extra step to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. It’s through their expertise and dedication that we’re the leading distributor of electrical products to industrial customers seeking advanced supply chain solutions. Use your sales expertise and communication talents to...
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WESCO Will Take Part In This Year’s Annual SPI Conference

August 3, 2010
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WESCO will be taking part in this year’s annual Solar Power International Conference.  This conference is the biggest B2B solar event where manufacturers, integrators, installers, utilities, investors, builders, architects, large energy users, policymakers, and others with a business interest in solar will be.  The event will be held from October 12-14 in Los Angeles, California.  Jeff Wolfe, CEO of groSolar will be speaking.  Be sure to stop by the WESCO booth and check us out! For more information visit: http://www.solarpowerinternational.com/sepa2010/public/enter.aspx
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WESCO Delivers for the Food Processing Industry

August 2, 2010
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Problem: Major food processing plants found their procurement, accounting, receiving, and storeroom personnel overburdened by the time required to generate purchase orders, process invoices, receive, stock, and count low-cost electrical materials. WESCO Solution: Low-cost, labor-intensive electrical items are now maintained at these facilities on an inventory keep-fill program. WESCO personnel inventory, order, and stock the items on a weekly basis, offloading the burden from the plants personnel to issue weekly purchase orders, process weekly invoices, receive or count parts, stock shelves, or perform cycle counts for the items. In...
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Working Capital Managment

July 26, 2010
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Opportunity: An automotive stamping plant in Ohio needed replacement parts for a variety of equipment. Purchasing these items from OEMs was expensive and often involved long lead times. WESCO Solution: Rather than purchase replacement parts from OEMs, WESCO found other manufacturers of equivalent parts at a lower cost. For example, WESCO found a local manufacturer to produce computer cables for which the OEM charges $134 each. The locally made cables cost only $21.40 to $33 each, depending on type, and have proven to last two to three times as...
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