LMC corporate office orders Progressive Solutions' lumberTrack

LMC corporate office orders Progressive Solutions' lumberTrack

Author: C. Randle
Date: Apr 02 2012

Progressive Solutions Inc. (PSI), of Richmond, BC, Canada and Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation (LMC) headquartered in Wayne, PA, announce today that LMC, a leading forest products and building materials buying group in the US, has contracted with Progressive Solutions to provide business management software.

“We are confident that we will gain efficiencies and real-time business intelligence. Progressive Solutions’ software will streamline our purchasing and fulfillment, and help us manage our program business, allowing us to operate more efficiently to better serve our stockholder members,” says Dave Gonze, Sr. VP of Finance and Technology at LMC. “Progressive Solutions is a forward thinking IT organization, staffed with dedicated professionals who are knowledgeable in our trading practices and committed to the forest products industry.”

“We are delighted to have been selected by LMC to provide their procurement system,” says Len Williams, Progressive Solutions’ President and CEO. “They are an impressive organization serving an impressive group of LBM pro-dealers, some that are also our customers. Since the leading wood products manufacturers from whom LMC buys product are also Progressive Solutions’ customers, our software will be managing product along the entire LMC supply chain.”

About Progressive Solutions
Progressive Solutions has over 20 years track record providing business management software solutions to the lumber and building materials supply chain. Its lumberTrack system is the dominant industry-specific inventory management solution for wood products manufacturers and wholesalers, and is a market leader in advancing the use of ERP/BI technology for data visibility, supply chain efficiencies and cost-sensitive production and distribution. bisTrack is the fastest growing business management system for pro-dealers of lumber, construction and building supplies. It offers the intelligence and insight of an integrated ERP/POS/CRM solution combined with industry-specific functionality, as well as boasting an involved and supportive user community. For more info about Progressive Solutions and its business management solutions in the forest products and building materials supply chain, go to www.progressive-solutions.com and call 1-877-746-4774 or email info@progressive-solutions.com

About LMC
LMC (Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation) is a leading Forest Products and Building Materials Buying Group in the USA owned by independent lumber and building material dealers. Over 1200 LMC dealer locations cover forty-nine states plus the Bahamas. "Building Business Together" is LMC’s philosophy, rooted in a history of working together and standing the test of time since 1935. LMC dealers are united in their purchasing, creating a strong foundation that supports the growth of unique supplier relationships and purchasing opportunities. For more information, please visit www.lmc.net.


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