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Together we create goals and optimize solutions for customers. We invest in our employees. We currently have 37 lumber and specialty traders and interns on the floor working for you. Our traders get the opportunity to learn and appreciate the value of diversity within our departments. New traders in the training program receive insight on which business direction they want to grow. These departments include lumber (southern yellow pine (SYP), spruce pine fir (SPF), and green Douglas fir, pallets parts, hardwood and softwood, plywood, OSB, cut stock, and building materials.

lumber trading company

building materials

oriented strand board


truck load lumber

pallet stock

lumber wholesale

lumber wholesaler

shingles wholesaler

truck load lumber

rail car lumber



  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental plans

  • Life Insurance

  • Long Term Disability

  • Performance-based Pay

  • A casual atmosphere, and more…



Want a challenging and rewarding job? Become a trader for SMT, a growing, progressive company that is financially strong.


As a trader with SMT, you are your own profit center. You get fully paid for your own performance. THAT MEANS NO CAP ON YOUR EARNINGS. No subjective limits tied to company profits. Our compensation system is the main reason that our traders stay with Southern Mississippi Trading.



SMT is TOP TIER when it comes to our internship opportunities. Not only do we offer one of the highest paid hourly wages against the Nation's average, but we cover your housing  expenses during your time with us! Our company is continuously growing, and we are always recruiting. Scroll down and join us today!

Watch the video to learn more about what it's like to work at SMT.

Come Work With Us

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