Blue Linx Case Study

Managing Massive Supply Networks

BlueLinx Corporation (NYSE: BXC) offers over 10,000 products from almost 800 suppliers, and sells to and services over 11,500 customers across North America. BlueLinx has its beginnings in 1954 as a simple distribution facility for plywood, as a division of Georgia-Pacific Corporation. Today, BlueLinx has one of the most complex and robust supply networks in the Western Hemisphere, as one of the country’s largest distributors of building products.