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Scam Alert – January 2016

January 22, 2016


A New York lumber dealer recently has been the target of a similar “Canstruct” scam. If you are unfamiliar with the scam please click on the link to the story. Please be alert to the common signs to a potential scam. They hire and independent carrier to pick up materials who knows nothing about the […]

Big-Box Retailers’ Insidious Game

December 28, 2015


Big-Box Stores are even more illusory than we thought. Of course, we are prejudiced; we are owned and operated by Independent Lumber Dealers and support small business as a whole. What this linked article reveals, however, is a level of deception that goes way beyond, what on the surface, might seem like, fair competition, low […]

The New Room

December 11, 2013


December 11, 2013 We are so pleased that our new education room was used for the first time! The idea for the room’s use followed IDEAS—Independent Dealers Educational Services— to educate and inform those in our industry. The room was built to fulfill educational purposes. Construction Building Materials (CBM) of Bristol PA was the first […]

Serving Up Customer Appreciation

December 19, 2012


Many of our PRSCO member yards hold contractor shows, golf outings and/or customer appreciation events. These occasions give dealers customers a chance to see new products while talking to suppliers. Events like this have become an essential part of gaining and keeping customers for independent dealers, even if it happens to be a soft pretzel […]

Lightweight Drywall—The Product We Really Didn’t Have to Sell.

March 8, 2012


Stocking lightweight drywall was an easy decision on our part. When the news hit our industry that a lighter drywall was headed our way, we started receiving calls for the product. Dealers kept the pressure on because they were being pressured by their contractors. We assured our membership we would see it soon, but we […]