DoorBuilder Tool Tip #1: Building Columns


By now, most of you have worked with our new DoorBuilder tool and discovered it’s the fastest, easiest way to configure Total Door Systems and deliver a quote. Here’s a tip to make using this tool even easier.

Did you know you can add or subtract the columns you want to review on your quotes page within the DoorBuilder tool? All you have to do is click on the three dots in the upper right-hand corner of the page and then select or deselect which columns you want to see or not see.



Some of the columns you might want to add include: Net Price, Forecast Date and Probability of Sale. Once you’ve chosen which fields you want on your quote page, you can move them into what ever order makes the best sense to you. All columns can be ordered by clicking on the column name and dragging it to where you would like it to be placed.




Video Series Details Installation Process

Total Door Systems is expanding our training and service resources with a series of videos that detail every step involved in installing our integrated door systems, and making simple part replacements.

The video series, available in March, will launch on YouTube, and at to give installers working in the field quick visual guidance.

The video series comes as Total Door readies to launch its in-field training program. That program will deliver installation training to distributors’ locations across the nation.

Mentoring Program Preps Next Generation Talent

Mentoring Program

At Total Door Systems, we make no small – or short-term – plans. That thinking is what drove the creation of a mentoring program to help a newer generation of workers get the skills and mindset that they need to succeed.

Mike Beels, a lean program manager for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, is working with Total Door to provide one-on-one development programs for young talent. The work means that employees find practical ways to sharpen their skills, cross-train or train up. Before too long, the employees come up with their own ideas on how to improve performance, and put them in action.

Mike pointed to Nick Waters, a maintenance technician as an example. Nick took the initiative to teach himself how to create Total Productive Maintenance documents after a mentoring session.

The mentoring program is key to ensuring that Total Door has the talent and insight it needs to drive momentum forward, says CEO Patricia Yulkowski, and it’s a core part of Total Door’s philosophy to ensure that everyone has the tools and support they need to continuously improve performance.

Total Door Installation Training Hits the Road

Total Door Systems’ training pros are hitting the road to take our proprietary installation and sales training to distributor locations across North America to help make their teams more efficient, knowledgeable and profitable.

The new program augments the existing two-day training process that takes place monthly at our headquarters. Using animation, graphical information and some hands-on experience, the training provides a rigorous overview of the product and markets we serve. Distributors, sales people, project managers and installers will be able to take a refresher course, or learn about our product in their own offices to help them perform at the top.

The traveling training is a key way we are working to get the right information to the right people at the right time.

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