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James Anderson is Senior Editor at LBM Journal. He can be reached at James@LBMJournal.com or 612.888.5265.

US LBM Holdings Sale Report Another Sign of Industry Strength

A week that included two major announcements of sales in the LBM industry is a sign of good things to come - especially if...

DEALER PROFILE: Playing to Your Strengths

Mill Creek Lumber and Supply’s active approach to technology helps drive its business forward. By: Alyssa Samson | Photos by Bill Vogt The stock market crash...

MANAGING RISK: Liability Shift

America’s adoption of new credit card technology and practices should put prepared dealers at ease against fraud. BY: ANDY CARLO By the autumn of 2015, one...

PROFILE: Fostering Family Bonds

After 100 years, Woodson Lumber Company stands by its homegrown principles. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON In 1913, two brothers from Missouri started Woodson Lumber Company in Caldwell,...

MANAGING RISK: Down The Road

Maintaining safety awareness with drivers already in the seat is good business. Having the right delivery staff in place is a key to the dealer...

PROFILE: A Philosophy of Quality

Kimal Lumber creates its own opportunities. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON You see it all the time: A company promises top quality products and unmatched service, yet angry...

PROFILE: A Change In The Wind

Short and Paulk Supply grows its business by embracing change BY: ALYSSA SAMSON Jay Short, president of Georgia based Short and Paulk Supply Company, was introduced to...

DEALER PROFILE: Leave the Light On

After 37 years, Friedman’s Home Improvement returns to Petaluma – stronger than ever. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON In 1976, Friedman’s Home Improvement hung a sign in the window...

MANAGING RISK: Keys To The Road

Putting a new driver behind the wheel takes much more than a driving test. BY: ANDY CARLO The delivery fleet is polished with your company’s logo prominently...

DEALER PROFILE: A New Frame of Mind

  Fueled by new ownership and renovations, LumberTown has a new outlook on business. BY ALYSSA SAMSON LumberTown, based in Zanesville, Ohio was feeling like many businesses...

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