Sherwood Lumber Featured in May/June Softwood Buyer
Sherwood Lumber was once again featured in Softwood Buyer in the May/June issue out now.
Sherwood Lumber Promotions Announcement
Sherwood Lumber would like announce promotions to some very deserving associates.
Effective April 1, 2013
Senior VP of Sales Islandia, NY
Dave Gaudreau has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales. Dave oversees a national sales force of 51 associates and has been instrumental in maintaining strong customer service and exceeding sales and gross profit targets. Dave continues to seek ways for the company to be more effective in this ever changing economic environment and keeps everyone motivated. His eagerness to see Sherwood succeed and to be part of a thriving organization made this promotion choice an easy one and we are very excited to congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.
Sherwood Lumber Announces Expansion of Its Portland Trading Group
Long Island, NY, March 25, 2013 – Sherwood Lumber is happy to announce the hiring of John Percin, Rob Turk and the rest of their trader group and staff formerly of Talon Forest. Their employment will start with Sherwood in early April 2013 and will more than double the size of Sherwood’s presence in the Portland market.
Sherwood Lumber Hits the Red Carpet at LMC's Annual Meeting
LONG ISLAND, NY, March 21st, 2013 – Sherwood Lumber attended LMC’s 2013 Annual Meeting, held March 13th-15th at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. The conference was very well attended and gave Sherwood Lumber an opportunity to continue expanding their presence on the West Coast.
Sherwood Lumber Featured in Lumber Co-operator
Sherwood Lumber is excited to announce that they were featured twice in the most recent issue of NRLA's Lumber Co-operator magazine.
The first article is a focus on Sherwood's Prime distribution facility, it's growth, and preparation for the lumber market's return this year.
GP Engineered Lumber Returning to New Jersey
Starting May 1st, Sherwood Lumber’s North Bergen, NJ distribution facility will be joining Holtsville, NY and Palmer, MA in exclusively supplying Georgia-Pacific Engineered Lumber Products to the Northeast.
Sherwood Lumber in the March/April Issue of Softwood Buyer
We are excited to announce that Sherwood Lumber has two articles and a couple photos in the latest issue of Softwood Buyer!
Below is a photo of the Sherwood Lumber crew at the LBM expo.
Sherwood Lumber is Preparing for LMC's 2013 Annual Meeting
LMC will be hosting its 2013 Annual Meeting at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny California March 13-15th. This year the LMC is bringing to the conference a Hollywood theme that they encourage exhibitors to participate in.
Expectations for Sales & Trends for 2013
We asked our customers to share their 2013 expectations for sales, trends in lumber and panel prices, and challenges regarding availability of products. Of the 48 owners, managers, and purchasing directors surveyed, none predicted a decrease in sales volume. All responders anticipated higher prices in 2013 than they paid in 2012. Concerns were widely expressed that lead times could be extended, and that shortages could be significant. Buyers were generally prepared to substitute grades and/or species as job and market situations arose.
Here are some of the responses from key decision-makers in our industry:
Industry News: Create Package Systems To Boost Sales of Engineered Wood Products
By Charles Wardell
The market for engineered framing lumber has matured, but it still offers real opportunities for pro dealers who understand that its potential goes beyond product sales. The bottom line is that while many regard engineered framing as a commodity, you make a mistake by selling it as such. Engineered framing manufacturers all say that their most successful dealers are the ones who create systems that save their builder customers time and money.
A dealer's best choice to create these systems is with the most successful category of engineered framing—wood I-joists—which commands a 52% share of floor framing for new homes nationwide, according to APA - The Engineered Wood Association. [That share is projected to top off between 55% to 60% of the new-home floor framing market over the next few years.]