Lumberyards account for the largest share of overall LBM distribution industry revenue with $45 billion, or roughly 30% of the total in 2014. As home building accelerated in 2014, 46% of revenue was from lumber, the largest category but only 29% of the margin, according Principia’s study Lumber and Building Materials Distribution 2015.

Read the entire article: Service as a Differentiator, LBM Journal – Nov/Dec 2015