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Bill Lee sales & operations - bankers

Among bankers, two friends are better than just one

It is extremely difficult to successfully grow your business in the absence of good banking relationships.
McCoy's Building Supply

McCoy’s Building Supply welcomes first load of lumber from Angelina Forest Products

Angelina Forest Products is one of the largest sawmills in Texas.
Do it Best - Scott Kinkella

Do it Best names newest regional sales manager

After serving in the U.S. Army, Kinkella got his start in the home improvement industry through several sales and leadership roles with Georgia-Pacific and BlueLinx.

Hyster-Yale Group joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council

Members of the council share a commitment to promoting and enhancing the success of independent dealers.

ABC Supply acquires Badger Building Supply

Current Badger Building Supply associates will join ABC Supply’s West Milwaukee team.
sales tax - thea dudley

When to ask for updated credit applications

How often should we be getting updated credit applications signed by our customers? Is there a period of inactivity on the account that should be a factor to consider if we ask the customer to sign the forms again?
UFP tree logo

Universal Forest Products is now UFP Industries

Universal Forest Products, Inc. has completed the reorganization of its operations and is now operating as UFP Industries, a change announced in August 2019.
HydroGap at Manufacturers Reserve Supply

Manufacturers Reserve Supply strengthens partnership with Benjamin Obdyke

MRS is now offering the full Benjamin Obdyke product line, including the flagship product, HydroGap drainable housewrap, to the mid-Atlantic market.
Kuiken Brothers

2020 Dealer of the Year: Kuiken Brothers

The company's newest site in Newark is strategically located in the heart of the distribution hub of New York and New Jersey.

Tough Call: The copyright conundrum

A photo that inadvertently made it onto your website has turned into a choice between a $3,000 payoff or a copyright lawsuit. What would you do?

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