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From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Technology issue

This month’s issue focuses on technology tools for LBM dealers, a topic that we think is becoming more important every year.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

It’s okay to learn the new ways

Usually when people say there is a generation gap in knowledge, they’re saying that the young people don’t know how to do things the old way.

LBM Journal 40 under 40 FAQ

Who decides who will be in the LBM 40 Under 40? LBM Journal’s editors and staff. The team evaluates the nominations and consults with an...
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

A great place to work

We may not all be as lucky as Jeff Pardini at Hills Flat Lumber and know what we want to do with our lives at a young age.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

How’s business where you are?

Strange things can happen when predictability is thrown out the window. These past 18 months have enforced that point.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

The good kind of ‘unprecedented’

Every lumber dealer is experiencing the same unprecedented prices and demand challenges, just as they’re now looking back on the same unprecedented pandemic.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Attracting and retaining great people

Without a doubt the labor shortage is the biggest issue facing dealers that I talk to for our monthly dealer profile stories.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Looking forward to LBM Strategies

Over the past five years, I’ve seen our conference grow in strength and scope through the quality of content as well as the networking opportunities with LBM dealers, managers, salespeople, HR directors, and so on.
LBM Century Club

Celebrating 100-year-old businesses

Since 2016, LBM Journal has promoted the LBM Century Club as our salute to the many 100-year-old businesses we’ve met over the years.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

‘What are you hearing from dealers?’

While LBM Journal serves as an information source for lumber and building supply dealers and hardware retailers to learn about manufacturers’ offerings, it’s also where manufacturers turn to learn of the challenges that dealers (their biggest customers) are facing.

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