Who is your preferred manufacturer or manufacturers for entry level hardware? Ex. BHP, Pamex, Taymor, Qwickset, Schlage, etc.
How much do you purchase monthly or annually from these manufacturers?
Why are you currently purchasing from these manufacturers?
What are the current lead times of these manufacturers?
Are you satisfied with their service levels overall?
Do any of the manufacturers make you carry minimum inventory? If so what is the minimum amount?
Do any of the manufacturers have minimum order requirements? If so what is the amount?
What are the specific discounts for your manufacturers?
How are the products displayed? Mounts, tower, wall boards, etc.