Excellence Awards

2016 Excellence Award Winner, Marketing: Short & Paulk Jay Short led the dealer in its award-winning marketing strategy

Short & Paulk uses high-tech but low-budget techniques to draw in new customers

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2016 Excellence Award Winner, Technology: BMC From left: Giana Noonan, Director, Digital Strategy and Market Research; Mike Burns, manager, IT Business Analysis and Project Management; Lisa Hamblet, executive VP, eBusiness; Daryl Emig, VP, Information Technology; Larry Wadsworth, general manager, South Carolina; and Denise Taylor, senior director, eCommerce.

BMC’s overhauled website gives customers a user-friendly, locally tailored online experience

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2016 Excellence Award, Facility Design: Tum-a-Lum Lumber Renee Coffman and Dave Dittmer worked together to create Tum-A-Lum’s refreshed brand and noteworthy new design.

Tum-a-Lum took inspiration from retail establishments for its welcoming new design, including a full wall of glass

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2016 Excellence Award Winner, Education: US LBM Randy Aardema

US LBM's education and training program empowers employees while teaching them valuable lean principles

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You Got the Sale. Now What?
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You Got the Sale. Now What?

Your work doesn't end after you take the first order. The service you deliver to... More

Finding Center: How Hancock Lumber Became ProSales' 2017 Dealer of the Year
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Finding Center: How Hancock Lumber Became ProSales' 2017 Dealer of the Year

Consider it a team effort started and led by Kevin Hancock More

Life in a Male-Dominated Industry: One Woman’s Perspective
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Life in a Male-Dominated Industry: One Woman’s Perspective

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OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting Rule May Be On Chopping Block
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OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting Rule May Be On Chopping Block

The organization has removed language from its website and Congress is attacking... More

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Getting Stupid With Tablesaw Kickback

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To Strike a New Softwood Lumber Deal, Send in the Cows
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To Strike a New Softwood Lumber Deal, Send in the Cows

Canadian think tank suggests using Canadian dairy as a bargaining chip in softwood... More

BlueLinx Keeps Cutting, This Time via Three Deals
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BlueLinx Keeps Cutting, This Time via Three Deals

Distributor sells a PA facility, agrees to sale-leasebacks for two others in TX, FL More

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Four Under 40: Embracing Change with Charlie Bradburn Charlie Bradburn is branch manager of ABC Millwork in Chanhassen, Minn., and also a member of the ProSales/KOMA Four Under 40 Class of 2015. Here... Read more
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McCoy's Ordered to Pay $20K in NM Overtime Case
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McCoy's Ordered to Pay $20K in NM Overtime Case

Dealer found to have misclassified assistant manager as salaried worker More

Want Your Component Ops to Be Cash Cows? Then Think Lean
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Want Your Component Ops to Be Cash Cows? Then Think Lean

Too many in LBM fail to maximize returns, one consultant argues More

You Made it Through the First Quarter. Now, Plan for the Next One
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You Made it Through the First Quarter. Now, Plan for the Next One

Instead of just coasting, take the time to really evaluate what's working for your... More

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