Top benefits of choosing a single supplier for all your surface needs

by | Nov 21, 2019 | LE Smith News & Blog | 0 comments

On any construction job, there are a lot of moving pieces that must be seamlessly coordinated in order to stay on track with project timelines. Many contractors have chosen to simplify this process by selecting a single source supplier for all of their countertop and surface needs. Not only does this save them time by eliminating the need to coordinate multiple suppliers, orders and deliveries, it can also lead to increased profit margins.

At L.E. Smith, we take our role as your partner seriously. As a result, here are a few of the advantages our clients benefit from when they trust us to be their single-source supplier for all of their countertop and surface needs.

Consistency in quality

When you work with one supplier for all of your countertop and surface needs, you can rely on consistent quality with every order you place. That consistency will not only give you peace of mind, it will also help your company build a strong reputation for quality materials. According to an article by, “businesses gain in efficiency as well as in delivering an improved customer service experience when they choose a single source […] partner.”

According to Brian Smith, director of sales at L.E. Smith, “When you partner with a single-source supplier like L.E. Smith, you establish a mutually beneficial partnership. We help you build your company’s reputation so you can grow your revenue. This increase in partnership allows for idea-sharing on how to continue to build an even better model.

When you partner with L.E. Smith, you also benefit from having a supplier who offers scalable services. We can accommodate orders for small, residential jobs all the way up to large, commercial jobs with the same quality and efficiency on every order.

Save time and money

Single-source suppliers like L.E. Smith are able to provide economies of scale. As one of the largest suppliers of fabricated laminate and solid surface in the United States, we can help you get the most value for your dollar. Our expert customer service team can also help you weigh the pros and cons of different materials in order to find the right balance of performance and price for each job.

Of course, the convenience of working with a single supplier goes much further than money saved. You are also able to save on time. By eliminating the need to solicit and review bids from multiple companies, you have more time to spend on projects that will increase your company’s profits.

Our clients can also save on time by taking advantage of our project management services that are offered with every large, commercial project. Our experienced project managers are on-site to oversee everything from measurement to installation. They also have the knowledge and experience to help with value engineering when you need to find a surface material that meets the project specifications without breaking the budget.

Focus on growing your profit margins

At L.E. Smith our mission is to ensure that our clients are more successful as a result of their partnership with us. We are consistently working on increasing efficiency, improving quality and reducing lead times. As a result, our clients know that they can trust us to provide the highest value on all of their countertop and surface orders. Leaving them to focus on what they do best.

“When we look at our clients, we see that they all have something that is the core of their business. This is where they are able to realize their highest profit margins,” said Brian. “When they partner with L.E. Smith, they are able to focus on the core of their business, what they do best, and trust us to handle the rest.”

For more information on how L.E. Smith can become your single-source supplier for countertops and surfaces, contact our sales team at






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