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March 2017

NLBMDA Members Prepare for Capitol Hill Visits

NLMBDA will be hosting the 2017 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, March 27–29, 2017, at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. As part...
Fork Lift Safety

Brand Talk: 4 Ways To Keep Your Facility Safe

Safety Tips by PLMThe lumber industry has been a fixture in the United States since colonial times—as have many of the risk exposures that...
Rick Goldstein

Remodeler Q&A: Rick Goldstein

Rick Goldstein CEO, Registered ArchitectMOSAIC GroupMOSAIC Group’s architects and remodelers provide integrated construction services in the Atlanta area. Named a 2017 Best of Houzz Award,...
Cindy Stone

Digital Case Studies: Oxford Lumber

As LBM dealers continue to search out best practices for utilizing social media to their business’s advantage, we’ve talked with early adaptors who are...

Your Business is Worth What Someone Will Pay for It

There is a person I know from our town who has a nice house she needs to sell. She asked me to take a look...

Working Hard Is Not Enough; Managers Must Make Things Happen

One of the mistakes I believe we make in the building supply industry is failing to spend enough time outside our industry looking at...

Support The Innocent Sellers Act

You may have on LBMJournal.com recently that the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has urged LBM dealers to contact their congressional...
Real Issues, Real Answers.

Real Issues. Real Answers: Managing Generational Transitions

In a very real sense, our companies are our people. They’re what set us apart from the competition, and they’re a big reason for...

Unfinished Business: Reform of Mortgage Market, Part I

Lending standards and mortgage availability have been major constraints to the housing recovery. The purpose of this article is to focus on one of the...

Editor’s Note: Making Hay

Having grown up in South Dakota, and spent most of my adult life in Minnesota, I have no illusions about Midwestern winters. They can...

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