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Royal flush: Plumbers get portal

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Boca Raton, Fla.--SupplySpot.com, a b-to-b portal for plumbers, opened this week. The site features online procurement of plumbing supplies and a remote inventory system that lets contractors place orders from their trucks or job sites through a Palm Pilot. SupplySpot.com was founded in December 1999, by L. Michael Hobbs, a former executive with Carr Co., a manufacturers representative organization for the plumbing and mechanical contracting industry.
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