Brand Talk: Growing a Business Through Customer Service and Technology

4 days ago

Kelly Fox, CEO for Lumber Traders, Inc., passionately believes in empowering employees, embracing advancing technology and creating deep customer relationships. As the driving force behind Angeles Millwork & Lumber Co. … Read More

Elliott Lumber Celebrates Century Mark

4 days ago

An Oxford, Miss. lumberyard has crossed the century milestone. Elliott Lumber is celebrating 100 years in business this month. Elliott Lumber was founded the great grandfather of current owner Baxter “Bo” Elliott … Read More

Digital Case Studies: Kuiken Brothers Company, Inc.

5 days 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

Remodeler Q&A: Greg Alsterlund

5 days ago

Q: When and why would you accept a meeting from a new supplier/vendor? A:As I mentioned in the last question, we explored a change because our current vendor was experiencing … Read More

BlueTarp Financial Releases 2017 1st Quarter Building Supply Index

5 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine— BlueTarp Financial has released its Q1 2017 Building Supply Index. The Q1 index value is at 117.90, a material improvement from 107.74 in Q1 2016. To interpret the index, values … Read More

Collins Supply Closing After 56 Years

5 days ago

After 56 years in business, Collins Supply in Athens, Ala. is closing its doors, the News Courier reports. Co-owner Lakin Collins told the paper that the while the business was … Read More

New Home Sales Slip in April

5 days ago

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes in April dropped for the first time in 2017, falling 11.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000 units, according to … Read More

Atlantis Rail Systems Opens West Coast Distribution center

6 days ago

Plymouth, Mass. —  Atlantis Rail Systems has announced the grand opening of their Atlantis Rail West facility in Las Vegas, on May 30. Stocked with over 1,600 SKUs, the new facility will provide … Read More

With Markets Strong, Should You Delay Selling?

6 days ago

Our markets are roaring. Everyone’s doing great, and party confetti seems to fall like snowflakes every time you look at your monthly sales reports. Projections are that 2017 will continue … Read More

84 Lumber Named to Forbes Magazine’s Best Midsize Employers List

6 days ago

EIGHTY FOUR, Penn. – For the second consecutive year, 84 Lumber has been named to Forbes Magazine’s 2017 List of America’s 250 Best Midsize Employers. Companies were selected based on an independent survey … Read More