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Delivered Price Benchmark - US South

Forest2Mill Delivered Price Benchmarks provide subscribers with the market intelligence they need to increase their profits. Subscribers use actual market-based transaction data to:

  • Track price changes and identify trends in a dynamic market
  • Negotiate raw material and residual price changes
    • Determine specific pricing for preferred raw materials
    • Gain efficiency in raw material acquisition
  • Secure and stabilize supply agreements
    • Meet growing demand from emerging technologies
    • Improve vendor loyalty and relationships
  • Compare pricing to the market-at-large
    • Quantify raw material procurement costs by component
    • Measure results against the broader market
    • Identify performance improvement opportunities
    • Establish facility and individual performance objectives
  • Determine intra-company transfer prices
  • Improve internal and investor communications
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Delivered cost and cost components are benchmarked for:

  • Pine and hardwood pulpwood
  • Pine and hardwood primary and residual chips
  • Pine sawtimber
  • Fuel chips

Each quarter, participants receive:

  • Mill cost rankings by area and southwide
  • Delivery cost segmented by component (stumpage, cut-skid-load, haul)
  • Woodyard inventory by area — a leading indicator of price movements
  • Procurement costs
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Forest2Market maintains the most complete and the most accurate delivered price database available in the marketplace. The source of the only credible benchmark in the industry, we collect actual delivered raw material costs and cost components from major forest product companies. Currently, 100% of TIMOs, 65% of REITs, and 80% of the largest forest products companies participate in our benchmarks.

The Forest2Mill Delivered Price Benchmark was introduced in the US South in 2006, followed by the Pacific Northwest in 2007, the Lake States in 2012, and the Northeast in 2013.

We track prices on more than two-thirds of all raw materials crossing a mill gate in the US South and Pacific Northwest and are on track to meet the same level of market penetration in the Lake States and Northeast regions. In total, we collect price data on over 29 million loads of delivered forest products annually.

Forest2Market Delivered Price Benchmark South

Forest2Market Delivered Price Benchmark South

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Latest F2M News

Forest2Market Expands Executive Sales Team
June 18, 2014;

  • Gordon Culbertson, Pacific Northwest Region Manager, will transition from his current role to Director – International  Business
  • Peter Coutu, Northeast and Midwest Region Manager, has been promoted to Sales Director – North America
  • Open Position: Pacific Northwest Region Manager
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Forest2Market’s New Address
May 30, 2014;

No, we haven't moved. Due to road construction in the area, however, the street adress of the Forest2Market headquarters in Charlotte, NC is changing. Here is the new address:

15720 Brixham Hill Avenue
Suite 550
Charlotte, NC 28277

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Forest2Market Career Opportunity: Pacific Northwest Region Manager
May 23, 2014;

Forest2Market is seeking a highly motivated forest products professional who can lead our business unit in the Northwest. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of the timber supply chain and be capable of meeting sales objectives. This position will work out of the Eugene, Oregon office, reporting to the Northern US Region Manager and working closely with Forest2Market operations, accounting, and marketing staff.

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