FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Find answers to common questions.
At GSC-Ryan-ASI, we believe in keeping our residential and commercial construction customers throughout Michigan and northern Ohio informed and empowered. Here’s what else you should know:
GSC-Ryan-ASI are now united?
Yes. As fellow GMS companies, Gypsum Supply Company, Ryan Building Materials, and ASI Building Products have always supported each other. Combining operations allows all three subsidiaries to empower more success for commercial and residential construction customers in Michigan and Ohio, across an expanded service area.
What are the advantages of the GSC-Ryan-ASI partnership?
Together, as fellow GMS companies, Gypsum Supply Company, Ryan Building Materials, and ASI Building Products offer an unmatched combination of customer service, commitment to safety, competitive pricing, and product availability. Add to this fast, efficient delivery service from our building supply yards across Michigan and northern Ohio, and it’s a win-win-win!
What is your service area?
Gypsum Supply Company, Ryan Building Materials, and ASI Building Products offer full service and delivery within a 90-mile radius from our yard locations. GSC serves residential and commercial construction customers through its yards throughout Michigan (Ann Arbor, Byron Center, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Traverse City, and Zeeland), and northern Ohio (Holland). Ryan serves commercial and residential builders through its yards across eastern central Michigan. (Harrison Township, Southfield, Troy). ASI serves construction professionals and homeowners through its yards across southeastern Michigan (Detroit, Saginaw, Southfield).
How are your crews trained?
GSC, Ryan, and ASI train and certify all operators in-house to ensure they are prepared to safely deliver materials to your jobsite. We hold regular training sessions on safety for all employees, and even offer a safety incentive benefit program for our stockers and warehousemen.
What type of fleet do you have?
Together, fellow GMS companies GSC, Ryan, and ASI command a delivery fleet of expertly maintained vehicles, including boom trucks for multi-story projects, flatbed trucks, semi tractors with trailers, portable forklifts, and ¾ ton pickups. In total, GSC-Ryan-ASI’s fleet includes some of the most innovative material handling equipment in the Great Lakes region.
Is there a truck near me?
From Traverse City, MI to Holland, OH (and all points in between) GSC-Ryan-ASI combine to serve construction customers in big cities, small towns and rural locations across Michigan and northern Ohio. We offer delivery service within 90 miles of our yards, including after-hours.
Do you offer delivery outside of standard business hours?
Yes. If you need commercial construction jobsite delivery in Michigan or northern Ohio, before or after business hours, or on weekends, our crews can do that too. Gypsum Supply Company, Ryan Building Materials, and ASI Building Products are dedicated to going the extra mile to provide excellent customer service.
What types of commercial deliveries do you provide?
Our expert staff are fully trained for delivery to commercial construction sites across Michigan and Ohio. We can deliver your materials using walk ups, walk downs, elevator roll-ins, buck hoists, high-rise cranes, stand-up elevators, boom trucks with over 70’ reach, and four-wheel drive forklifts. Our delivery fleet is modern and well-maintained, with the capacity to deliver your materials when and where you need them.
Do you perform site inspections?
Yes. GSC-Ryan-ASI performs pre- and post-delivery inspections of jobsites to check safety, stocking conditions, equipment, and quality control.
Do you deliver to residential sites?
Yes. We can also perform on-site delivery access evaluations.
Can you do a walk up, walk down, or hand up at a residential site?
Yes, for a small additional charge of $10/msf for each flight of stairs above or below ground level, our expert staff can provide this value-added service to residential construction customers across Michigan and northern Ohio.
Can you special order a product for me?
Yes. We can order many specialty products like fry reglet aluminum trim, colored ceiling tile, non-stock FRP colors, and a variety of tools and fasteners. If you need an item that you don’t see at one of our yards or on the website, let us know and we’ll help get it for you.
What types of steel framing do you carry?
We stock 25-gauge to 16-gauge steel framing in a variety of lengths. We also offer full manufacturer support for all technical and engineering aspects of our steel framing and accessories.
Are you OSHA compliant?
Yes. We are committed to full compliance with OSHA and DOT laws and regulations, and we conduct regular jobsite visits to check for crew compliance.
Can I pick up an order myself at a yard?
Absolutely! Great Lakes area construction customers can “will call” orders in advance, or they can visit a showroom to speak directly with our knowledgeable staff about specific needs. If you don’t see the tool or product you need, we will work with you to special order it.