Benefits of Membership
About Our Membership
Consisting of premier independent LBM dealers, Advantage stretches from the East Coast to the Midwest, South, and is expanding Westward. Our mission is to create a Competitive Advantage for shareholders, and understand each company’s market and operational needs. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about the possibilities!
By adding buyers who work for you to source products at competitive prices while earning incentives, and all with accurate and efficient billing. Our experts focus on buying while you focus on selling. In addition we offer many business growth and educational opportunities.
Access to manufacturer and mill direct products and programs, and objective buying recommendations based on a global view of our industry. In addition the collective volume of the co-op earns rebates and volume incentives to grow your bottom line.
Service excellence – from inquiry to order to confirmation to delivery to billing – we are involved so we make doing business easier for you! Our co-op model provides opportunity to earn profit sharing and our philosophy dictates that we earn your business every day based on regional market expertise, not based only on relationships. Furthermore, we pride ourselves on our transparency and are 100% member-owned.
LBM Advantage is one of the largest member-owned buying cooperatives in the country. Our legacy dates back to 1937 when a group of Midwest dealers pooled their shingle purchases to get the best price. Today we serve independent dealers across the United States with competitive purchasing programs and regional buying expertise. What sets us apart is our focus on your success, operating on three fundamentals: flexibility, experience, and transparency.
Members have the flexibility to belong to other buying groups. This requires us to earn your business using our buying power, rebate programs, and customized approach to meet your unique needs.
You can rely on the experience of our purchasing experts for guidance on inventory planning, materials sourcing, and utilizing the best mill and manufacturer programs. We offer the latest market intelligence as well as high-quality educational opportunities scheduled throughout the year.
We provide rebate program and account transparency, allowing you to confidently make the best product and FINANCIAL decisions for your company.