"Fourshee Building Supply
determines to operate all its business practices in an honest and forthright
manner. It is important to treat
our customers with honesty and integrity. They
are our sole means of existence."
"Tommy Fourshee built
this business on grit and determination. He
was aware from the beginning that the respect of his neighbors was far more
important to the longevity of his fledgling business than turning a quick
profit. He strove to provide quality service and materials at a fair price.
This is the old fashioned, tried and true model our firm uses today."
"Equally important is our relationship with our vendors. First
and foremost all bills must be paid on time. No vendor is to be considered
a bank. If extended credit is needed it is our responsibility to make
arrangements with the bank and not impose on the kindness of our suppliers. I
cannot think of an incident in which a vendor was not paid in a timely manor in
our 48-year history. A good credit rating is a sizeable part of having a
"The face of our business, seen by the public, literally is the face of
A third of our employees have been with us over 25 years.
Frequently a customer mistakes them as the owner.
It is easy to see why it is vital that our employees represent the
same standards that our firm promotes.
We believe that the longevity of our employees demonstrates their
satisfaction and pleasure of being a part of Fourshee Building Supply.
Their personal standards are not compromised by conflicting standards of the
firm. We are proud of our employees."
"This award will
offer reassurance to our customers and vendors that indeed, we are
different, that our principles are exemplary. That we subscribe to a set of
ideals that, by our own choosing, cause us to be measured by higher