Labor Solutions

As demand increases for housing, there are some supply constraints.  Because there are less manufacturers of building materials and less lumber and OSB mills than 5 years ago, this uptick in demand has created some supply chain challenges.  This has resulted in some increased lead times and price increase pressure.  Our industry is now also Read More >>

Finding the Bottom

It has been an interesting spring to say the least.  Lumber pricing rose at a rapid pace.  I think all of us were looking for a correction and I don’t think any of us were thinking we would see one this late in the season.  The market had been moving up all spring while market Read More >>

Zeeland Lumber & Supply Links – April, 2013

Many great things are happening in, and around, the building industry.  This month we shared links on patio furniture, preparing your home for sale and decking.  We hope you find the links below just as useful as we did. How to Improve Your House for Sale – Courtesy of About.com. Ten Tip for Buying Patio Read More >>

Weather Matters

As a building material supplier, our most basic function is to serve you, our customer, raw materials for your manufacturing operation. We, along with many other suppliers, provide the inputs into the manufacturing operation, and your output is a new building for the owner. We provide value by specifying the inputs (material take-off), helping design Read More >>