Welcome to the WebRocket Supply Blog

Meet YOUR Dedicated and Knowledgeable EFK Supply Team!

Posted by Jeff Butler on

Why take on the full burden and cost of supplies?  Put us to work for YOU!

Laura Baker, Inventory Magic Maker

Laura has been with Engineering For Kids, and now WebRocket Supply for 2 1/2 years. She manages the "supply" side, and her official title is the "Inventory Magic Maker."

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Let's talk Supply Management

Posted by Jeff Butler on

Simply put Supply Management is having the right product, at the right time, at the right place.   Along with our STEM Coaches and high quality curriculum, Supply Management is a primary driver of how our customers assess the quality of our Engineering For Kids' programs.  It helps differentiate ourselves and establish consistent quality, which leads to a loyal customer base.  However, if you're like us, we struggled to keep consistency from class to class, teacher to teacher, and session to session.  This can be very challenging for all of us when you have a business to run, teachers to hire...

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What is your true Supply Cost?

Posted by Jeff Butler on

Have you ever stopped to think about all that goes into preparing supplies for a single EFK lesson?* Researching best sources for supplies: 10-30 min Ordering supplies (or shopping for them): 10-30 min Reconciling curriculum with videos, omissions and errors in curriculum, etc: 10-60 min Prepping supplies (cutting, stripping wires, counting, etc): 10-30 min Quality checking/verifying quantities:  5-30 min Packing: 10-30 min * Times provided are estimated and provided for example only.  Individual times will vary based on lesson and various other factors. This can add up to more than 3 hours when considering all the associated time.  If you’re...

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Looking for ways to make your transition to fall easier?

Posted by Jeff Butler on

Hello everyone. Looking for ways to make your transition to fall easier? We have Jr Industrial and Civil Engineering Pre-Packaged Kits ready to go. We also have a limited supply of Jr Mechanical Toys and Electrical Engineering kits. You order today we ship available stock immediately (or when you want). Kits make it very easy to get ready for a class. Each lesson kit contains all consumable product you need for 12 students (w extras). Kits also contain all the printed worksheets, and other branded materials, so you can send them home with the kids so the parents can see...

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The Story Behind WebRocket Supply

Posted by Jeff Butler on

I wanted to take a quick minute to explain the story behind WebRocket Supply.  Like many of you, I was looking for ways to streamline processes, simplify, and scale this business.  I was frustrated by the amount of time, cost, and inefficiency involved with sourcing inventory, learning the hard way what worked and what didn't, and generally spending so much time on something that ultimately is critical to the business but was not revenue generating.  As an owner I felt I shouldn't be forced to spend so much time figuring this out, or shouldering the full cost of it.  I...

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