Message from the President

As the leading wholesale trading company in the Southern United States, Southern Mississippi Trading offers a diverse selection of lumber, building panels and other building materials including closeouts and wood products for industrial applications. Our team of professionals has over 400 years of experience combined, offering up-to-date market and product knowledge along with competitive prices and strong distribution capabilities. It is our love of the business and the satisfaction we get from helping our customers that motivates us every day. Contact us and experience our "Southern Hospitality".

Southern Mississippi Trading LLC (SMT) has been built through the values and character of our employees. Our family oriented work environment has fostered a team that is positive, resilient and proactive in the markets we serve. This team is well known and highly regarded in the industry we serve. We do this all the while staying true to our Southern roots and family values.David Porter assumed the role of President of SMT in February 2016. He is a 32 year veteran in the trading business. Leading the finest team of traders, administrative and professional staff is his newest and greatest passion. The culture of work/life balance is reflected in the tenure of our traders. Our average trader has been with the company for over 20 years.

While our relationships with our business partners has been based upon respect and integrity, to each of us, our partners have become more than just a customer or supplier – they are friends as well. We have excelled and grown our business while watching our partner’s businesses grow right along with us.David has the support and encouragement of his wife, Sabrina and their son, Andrew.

Please feel free to contact David anytime with questions or needs, he and all of SMT are eager to provide the best of service.

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