ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

Our team is dedicated to providing value to our customers through quality products, excellent service, and innovation.

MEET OUR

TEAM

Our staff at CLS is on your team. We are an employee owned company that takes pride in what we do every step of the way.

INSIDE AND OUTSIDE SALES TEAM

Work with customers to determine what they need and how much inventory is right for them

Communicate effectively to inform customers of industry price changes, new product lines and delivery schedule changes

Offer support and expertise whenever it is needed

WAREHOUSE AND SHIPPING TEAM

Pay special attention to safety and productivity in order to maximize the use of our warehouse assets for our customers

Run regularly scheduled routes with multiple delivery days to many areas to provide the highest level of customer service available

PRODUCTION
TEAM

Provide customers with the highest quality, commitment, and workmanship in every door they build and every product they prefinish

OPERATIONS
TEAM

Staff in administration, purchasing and training support our sales staff in providing the best customer service we can

Plan strategically to make sure our company’s direction is headed where our customers want to go, so we can work together to build tomorrow’s future today

OUR HISTORY

Central Lumber Sales is proud of their history. From its early days, Central Lumber Sales has focused on distributing quality products rather than commodities- quality over quantity. We have always prided ourselves on having high quality material to offer the retail dealer. Over the years, our business and territory have continued to grow and expand and we are looking forward to moving to our new location summer of 2023.

1935
1935

The origin of the company dates back to 1917, but the name, Central Lumber Sales, was not adopted until 1935.

1967
1967

Central Lumber Sales moves to 439 A Street.

1990
1990

Roger and Barb Welte purchase Central Lumber Sales from the Arthur Yost Family and stockholders.

1997
1997

Central Lumber Sales opens its Omaha location.

1999
1999

Roger and Barb’s daughter and son-in-law, Jim and Jill Giesler, purchase Central Lumber Sales and set up an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

2023
2023

Central Lumber Sales consolidates five buildings under one roof at 6600 Arbor Road.

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