Sherwood Lumber Corp.
Islandia, New York
Proprietary AS400 Solution + PSI lumberTrack
Business Categories: Wholesale Distributor of Hardwood Lumber, Dimensional Lumber, Panels, Millwork, Building Material
Number of Users: 75
Number of Locations: 20
“WoodPro InSight gives us real-time control of each item across the supply chain, which maximizes our ability to meet customer demand and cut costs.”
President & CEO
Sherwood Lumber Corp.
A growing business needed robust software for visibility on a national scale
Sherwood Lumber Corp. is a national Wholesale Lumber and Building Products distributor to retail, industrial and construction companies.
Sherwood Lumber Corp. was using a proprietary, heavily customized AS400 solution, while Bloch Lumber (recently acquired by Sherwood) was using Progressive Solution’s lumberTrack for a number of years. The option was to either upgrade the lumberTrack system, as their legacy AS400 solution had effectively reach the end of its development potential, or start afresh with a fully integrated solution that provides flexible, open-ended development and growth potential that allows for future diversification in the Sherwood business model.
Following a competitive evaluation process with a number of possible suppliers, the chosen system was WoodPro InSight, a lumber and building products business management solution, supplied and implemented by WoodPro Software Inc.
Tod Tibbetts, Sherwood’s IT Manager reported, “From a big picture perspective – first in choosing the application and vendor, we found the WoodPro team very helpful; they made themselves readily available to address our needs in a very methodical and thorough way. Once we made our decision to go with WoodPro, they were very helpful in helping us organize and manage the whole process.”
Josh Goodman, Director of Marketing explains, “We wanted to improve our productivity and expand our product lines. We now have the flexibility of adding any type of product line and can provide better customer service with accurate and clear information.”
The WoodPro InSight business management solution has provided Sherwood with a solid foundation for supporting critical decisions at every level of the organization. Of special significance, is the full integration of all sites, which will allow Sherwood to assess the level of inventory and manage client and supplier applications and payments.
In addition, Andy Goodman, President & CEO states, “WoodPro InSight gives us real-time control of each item across the supply chain, which maximizes our ability to meet customer demand and cut costs.”