Way to Go FedEx!

We had hit a quagmire in synchronizing our shopping cart with FedEx website. I told our customer service rep, Kevin Kedzior, about the problem. It seemed insurmountable. In just a few days he brought over two of FedEx’s top software guns, Justin Cagney and Ed Cohen. An hour later all the pieces of the puzzle were aligned. […]

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Who are We?

As I mentioned in an earlier blog about our kingdom purpose, the Convene business network has been instrumental in helping us identify who we are. This helps us keep in touch with the truly important as we continue to see God direct this business through all of us here at DDM Garage Doors and DDM […]

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Business Kingdom Purpose

Business Focus Over the years our main focus has been to honor God by being good stewards of the resources He has provided. I learned this principle from two Christian business men, Bill Pollard and Dick Lauber, elders at a church I attended many years ago. Several years ago I began a Twitter Page expressing my […]

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Way to go, Jorie!

In an earlier blog we mentioned Jorie’s and Neal’s wedding. Neal is our warehouse manager and Jorie has helped here with personnel matters, including completing a company policy manual that had been started several years previously. She also helped to see that the orders got to their intended destinations. At the time she had just […]

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Garage Door Sales

DDM Garage Doors no longer sells garage doors outside of the Chicagoland area. In the past we built wood crates for shipping garage doors over the road. We recently stopped doing this because the $500-$1,000 freight costs were often as much as the price of the door itself. We also tried shipping doors through the […]

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Business Philosophy

There are not seven nor 10 nor fifteen ingredients for success. There are thousands and one mistake can torpedo a business. One important ingredient for the Christian in business is to honor God. In the book of Proverbs the wisest man who ever lived prescribes timeless principles for success and failure in business as well […]

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High Lift Kit FAQ

  1: How much does a high lift kit cost? A custom high lift from DDM typically costs $200 – $350 when an operator is not included and $600 – $750 when an operator is included. In addition to the kit cost, expect shipping costs of $50 – $100, sometimes more if the kit is […]

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