If you work for any type of industrial facility, whether it’s Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Automotive or any other type, then you are constantly buying cables for new installations or repairs. If this is the case, a good design practice is to minimize the variety of types and colors to simplify ordering and reduce waste, which should result in cost savings and less down-time.
However, the efforts to consolidate to save cabling costs can end up costing more when cables are over-specified to handle more situations. The solution? Just order your cables through a supplier that offers cut-to-length cable services and economically obtain exactly what you need, when you need it. However, make sure the supplier provides true savings and not surprise charges and fees, which could end up costing more than was expected, resulting in no savings and maybe even more expense. So how to make sure you get the best deal? Find the right supplier that will make it easy to shop with no surprise fees or excessive shipping costs.
Here’s a few important things to keep in mind when searching for the best cable supplier for your needs:
- Determine the cable type: The supplier MUST provide clear information about the cable, certifications and uses, and should also be capable to readily confirm proper cable type availability, assure quick delivery times, and maintain competitive pricing.
- Certification: To ensure purchase of the best and safest product, you MUST ensure that the supplier is a UL certified cable respooling facility with a specialized work area to fulfill orders with good quality control. Be aware that Underwriters Laboratories (UL) requires traceability of a cable back to its manufacturer; surface printing on the cables alone isn’t enough to fulfill this requirement. A certified label must be affixed to the spool or cable shipping package from the manufacturer.
- Beware of hidden charges and fees: In order to ensure the best deal possible, you MUST be thorough during checkout and review the final costs, check for fees such as “Cut Fee” or any other unexpected fees, and review shipping charges, which due to the weight of cable can end up being astronomical. Be aware there are cut-to-length UL certified respooling suppliers that will ship your order for FREE for orders with a low minimum, with $0.00 cable cutting fees and great cable prices. Now there’s a deal!
By selecting a cut-to-length cable supplier carefully, you will be rewarded with true savings, quick delivery, and UL certified cables that confirm quality, reliability and safe cables that provide efficient service and the safest conditions possible for employees and facilities. Check out some of our additional information about our cut to length offerings.
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