T & W Prospectus

Prospectus Offer Wood Panel & Wood Truss

Are you new to the component industry and thinking you want to invest your hard-earned money into this industry? Then you need a prospectus that lists the component industry’s accepted standards, equipment needs, personnel requirements, and other required information to help educate you in your investment, And of course, commonly expected ratios for all aspects of the component industry.

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As you may already be aware, TDC is uniquely qualified to provide you with unbiased advice for this type of manufacturing. TDC has helped improve the profitability of component manufacturers with their existing operations and has advised many with their new operations. The expert go-to-guy to help you answer all the questions you will asking yourselves before, during and after the startup.

Each client is unique in their needs, and so all advice is tailored to their particular needs. So, the more TDC knows about your company and your intentions the better I can serve and meet your needs. Go far beyond any equipment and truss plate vendors’ recommendation. 

Allow TDC service to help you avoid tens of thousands of dollars in mistakes you would potentially be making that is all too common. Why learn from the school of hard knocks when you can get sound advice from someone who has already been through the very same issues you will be facing?

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Alaska Truss
Casey Hultquist - President
Chugiak, AK

We are a new truss company just north of Anchorage, Alaska. The company may be new, but the team I have put together to make this company work includes years of experience. I hired Todd at the very beginning of the planning process to help create a plant with high growth potential and minimal startup costs. Also, to implement the latest best practices, which he knows so well....

...I highly recommend that anyone who wishes to improvetheir current practices (or like I did) start a new operation make use of Todd’s services.

This prospectus goes into the details of:

1. Common Sales Channels of Components

- Common ways to sell your component product

- Pros and cons you should be aware of

2. Market Types and their Meanings 

- How are some orders different to manufacturers than others?

- What types of orders do the smaller manufacturers tend to capture?

1. Common Sales Channels of Components

2. Market Types and their Meanings 

- Common ways to sell your component product

 - Pros and cons you should be aware of

- How are some orders different to manufacturers than others?

- What types of orders do the smaller manufacturers tend to capture?

3. Ratio of Contribution Margins Pertaining to Market Types

4. Common Ratios in Reference to Sales for…

- Most common margin formula used in the industry

- Source for a better margin formula based on opportunity cost

- Indirect versus direct cost used to understand the contribution margins

- What can you expect for Contribution Margins based on market types!

- Typical Net Profits

- Lumber

- Expected amount of truss plates usage and cost

- Labor cost

- Designer’s labor cost

- Salesman’s commission

- Number of designers per sales volume

3. Ratio of Contribution Margins Pertaining to Market Types

- Most common margin formula used in the industry

- Source for a better margin formula based on opportunity cost

- Indirect versus direct cost used to understand the contribution margins

- What can you expect for Contribution Margins based on market types!

- Typical Net Profits

4. Common Ratios in Reference to Sales for…

- Lumber

- Expected amount of truss plates usage and cost

- Labor cost

- Designer’s labor cost

- Salesman’s commission

- Number of designers per sales volume

5. Equipment Cost and Personnel Needed for Expected Volume of Production

- Saws

- Tables (assembly)

- Handling and other manufacturing equipment

*Note the manufacturing equipment details include the cost and benefits of automated versus non-automated equipment of both the cutting and assembly. An example would be laser projectors for the assembly tables versus the automated pucks.

- Equipment vendors (Not just the major truss plate suppliers)

- New versus used equipment pros and cons

*I do not make any kind of commissions, finder fees or another type of compensation from any of the equipment or truss plate vendors. My advice is unbiased and solely meant to benefit you in every way possible.

6. Design Software and Management Software

7. Building and Land Size Needed 

- Normal cost for using the software

- Issues to be aware of before committing to the supplier

- This does not include cost of building and land

6. Design Software and Management Software

- Normal cost for using the software

- Issues to be aware of before committing to the supplier

7. Building and Land Size Needed 

- This does not include cost of building and land

Optional – Onsite visit meeting for up to 3 days. Discuss the written report and any other questions you may have to pursue this endeavor. All other questions you would have for up to one year via phone calls and emails are included.

Just contact me by e-mail or phone. Once payment is received this prospectus (Wood truss and/or wall panel) can be e-mailed in PDF format after discussing your needs!

Todd Drummond Consulting LLC

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