Conquering Complex Cable Challenges: What You Need to Know

Whether you specialize in commercial, industrial, or multi-family residential building projects or find yourself working on a diverse portfolio, you’ve no doubt noticed a trend. Electrical infrastructure is at the core of every new building project and is equally important to retrofitting and renovations.

Having a cable supplier who can work with you to design and deliver solutions that match your needs can be the difference between staying on schedule and within your budget or falling short of project goals.

Every building project has its challenges. Sometimes the challenges are apparent from the outset in the form of a complex bill of materials or impossibly tight lead times. At other times, a project’s challenges come from change orders, material management, labor shortages, or other sources of volatility that impact project management.

When cable challenges threaten the success of your project, you need solutions that will keep you on plan or help you get things back on track.

Conquering Complex Cable Challenges: What You Need to Know

Southwire SPEED™ Services offers three service platforms to help you reduce costs, manage inventory, and guide a project from beginning to end. Manufacturing, stock, and project services combine to offer the breadth and depth of service and experience to help you achieve your goals.


Manufacturing Services

Southwire SPEED™ utilizes various operating strategies to manage requests for reduced lead time, reduced minimum order quantity, or unique custom specifications. They offer make-to-order solutions for products and lengths that aren’t stocked in their service centers. Make-to-order solves challenges ranging from small custom-length requests that complete a bill of material to large orders that require reduced lead times to get a project on track.  

  • Lower Minimum Order Quantities
  • Reduced Lead Times
  • Creative Solutions for Custom Specifications
  • Dedicated Support Team


Stock Services

Southwire SPEED™ boasts North America's largest U.S.-made wire and cable inventory. They streamline manufacturing and logistics by reducing storage requirements, product damage risks, and labor costs. This enables stakeholders to manage their wire and cable inventory more profitably.

  • Managed Expedited Delivery
  • Cut-to-Length Service
  • Real-Time Pricing and Availability

Project Services

Southwire SPEED™ has a dedicated team to control costs, manage inventory, and guide projects from beginning to end. They work to get you the right product, in the right place, at the right time.

  • Cabletech Support™ Services
  • Contractor Solutions Professionals
  • Southwire Solutions University
  • Cable Management Services Real-Time Pricing and Availability


Conquer complex cable challenges with Southwire SPEED™ Services

Southwire Speed™ Services offers a variety of solutions based on customers’ urgent needs. Whether it is a made-to-order product that requires a reduced lead time or minimum order quantity, or a made-to-stock product that requires shipment today or specific delivery instructions, concierge customer specialists provide options that meet your needs.

This article was brought to you in partnership with Southwire SPEED™ Services

Southwire Company is one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers, and suppliers of building wire and utility cable, as well as the tools used in their installation. As such, they are continually improving their products, studying how they’re used in the field, and assessing the needs of the customers to find new and better ways to solve the problems facing the industry.





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