James Anderson

How Zeeland Lumber uses data to accelerate growth

1 month ago

Zeeland Lumber: Measuring up

Keeping up with Kentuckiana

2 months ago

PC Home Center thrives on regional growth A sure sign of a successful business is one that is able to evolve and adapt to its customers’ changing needs. Another sign … Read More

Help after hurricanes

2 months ago

As dealers and staff recover, focus shifts to building product pricing and availability As Hurricane Harvey slammed Southeast Texas in late August, independent LBM dealers in the region did what … Read More

From lawyer to lumberman

4 months ago

Outsider’s Perspective Drives Dallas Dealer It may just be that more than any other industry, LBM is one that sees the highest rate of family succession—Dads passing lumberyards along to … Read More

Vassar Building Center: Hiring Helps

5 months ago

How Vassar Building Center Hired Its Way to Success When Mike MacKay hired three outside salespeople instead of just one as he was supposed to, it helped that the owner … Read More

The Hatch & Bailey Company: Built to Last

6 months ago

Connecticut’s Oldest Lumberyard is Still Going Strong A number of dealers in the industry will tell you that the recipe for success as a lumberyard is a good mix of … Read More

Hess Lumber Grows by Finding Ways to Serve

7 months ago

Above: Doug, along with his parents, Ronda and Jared Crowther (on right), says the store’s employees help create a family atmosphere for customers. Opportunity in Idaho In Malad City, Idaho … Read More

Digital Case Studies: Kuiken Brothers Company, Inc.

7 months ago

As LBM dealers continue to search out best practices for utilizing social media to their business’s advantage, many are looking to early adaptors who are experienced and willing to share … Read More

Big Creek Lumber’s Big Tech Focus

7 months ago

In an area that has survived both a dot-com bubble burst and the Great Recession, builders are still fielding plenty of calls for highend building construction, a trend that bodes … Read More

Transparency and Training Propel Lezzer Lumber

9 months ago

Investment In Employees Elevates Lezzer Lumber Mike Lezzer, CEO of Lezzer Lumber in Curwensville, Penn. has a unique way of motivating his staff to provide the best service they can … Read More