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Beacon Roofing Enhances E-Commerce Platform

Distributor adds automated workflow, delivery notifications and more to improve contractors buying experience, company says.

Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN), Herndon, VA, has enhanced its e-commerce platform, adding automated order workflows, delivery notifications and other features, the company said.

The distributor’s new Beacon Pro+ adds features that address professional contractors’ needs, according to Eric Swank, the company’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer. Features include:

  • Automated order workflow, allowing customers to create a customized process for ordering and approvals.

  • Launching later this year, the integration of JobNimbus project management software will provide customers access to live pricing and the ability to send material orders directly to their Beacon Roofing Supply location from theJobNimbus platform.

  • Also launching later this year, Beacon Track will allow customers to track deliveries from their smartphone or computer.

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