Ponderosa Building Materials Software today announced that the
Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation (LMC), the largest dealer-owned
lumber building materials buying group in the U.S., has named Ponderosa
Software an Approved Supplier.

Ponderosa is an integrated,
end-to-end business management solution that helps building materials
manufacturers and distributors improve efficiency, reduce operating
costs and maximize customer service.

Ponderosa will showcase the
software at the LMC’s 75th Annual Meeting (Booth #1442), March 3-6, in
Salt Lake City.

The LMC boasts 350 financially strong
stockholder lumber retailers operating more than 1200 member locations
across 48 states plus the Bahamas and representing over 13 Billion in
sales annually. Members of LMC are recognized as ‘Building On Service’
Dealers, an exclusive network of independent lumberyard companies who
own LMC and pool their buying resources to increase purchasing power and
get volume discounts from vendors.

“We are very proud to have
been selected by the LMC as an Approved Supplier of business software,”
said Pat Gannon, vice president of sales for Ponderosa. “We look forward
to getting to know our new colleagues in the LMC and providing them
with technology solutions that can help lower their operating costs and
software support fees.”

Peter Humphrey, owner of North Atlantic
Corp. and a member of the LMC for more than forty years said, “While the
Ponderosa software has certainly evolved over the years, the team at
Ponderosa has consistently gone above and beyond our expectations,
delivering the timely solutions and services we need to stay
competitive,” Humphrey added.

“Because of their unwavering
commitment and support, we’ve deployed the Ponderosa software across
each of our corporate locations throughout New England, as well as
Savannah, GA and Ft. Meyers, FL to help us drive sales, reduce operating
costs and consolidate business information. Truly, Ponderosa’s staff
has become an extension of my business,” Humphrey said.

“We are a
company that takes pride in our approach to customer relationships,”
commented Jim McCooey, president of Ponderosa. “The Ponderosa software
represents the most contemporary building materials technology available
and we have not raised our support fees in the past five years. The
enduring partnerships we’ve built in the building materials industry
speak for themselves, and we look forward to developing many new
relationships with the fine businesses in the LMC.“

About
Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation
Lumbermens Merchandising
Corporation (LMC) is a forest products and building materials purchasing
organization for construction markets throughout North America. Located
in Wayne, Pennsylvania, the 66-year-old company was founded in 1935 by a
group of 35 dealers from Northern Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania,
and Maryland areas. Today, LMC is the nation’s largest dealer-owned
lumber and building materials cooperative buying group, with over 1200
independent lumberyard locations throughout the United States.

About
Ponderosa


For more than 30 years, Ponderosa has been the software-of-choice
for hundreds of lumber and building materials distributors, millwork
jobbers, saw mills and other businesses looking to reduce operating
costs and gain more control over their operations. Ponderosa’s core set
of integrated software modules works in unison to automate business
processes and help you share information across departments to grow both
your top, and bottom, line. Ponderosa Software integrates your
processes, improves efficiency and helps you maximize service with an
end-to-end solution and the absolute lowest cost of ownership of any
contemporary, fully integrated LBM software.

Source: Ponderosa
Building Materials Software, www.caisoft.com/ponderosa

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