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Recent Posts

October 21, 2019
US Hardwood Industry Reeling from Tariffs, Trade War with China
Much has been written about the current trade/tariff situation and the evolving impacts it is having on US markets....
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August 19, 2019
The Seven Most Expensive Words in Business
There is an old adage said to encompass the seven most expensive words in business: “This is how we’ve always done...
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July 10, 2019
Regional Wood Fiber Costs vs. Oil Prices: Is there a Correlation?
In my first installment on the topic of oil price volatility and its impact on delivered wood costs, I showed the...
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June 11, 2019
Oil Price Volatility: Does it Impact Delivered Log Costs?
In his popular blog post published in early 2015, Daniel Stuber asked a question related to wood supply chain costs...
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April 30, 2019
Monitoring Timber Prices and Inventories in the Lake States
Wood fiber prices have been extremely flat in the Lake States region over the last two years despite an economy that...
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June 18, 2018
Pennies Matter: What Does a 1% Supply Chain Savings Look Like?
We often evaluate performance by determining whether a particular process, product or service is in the top quartile...
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April 25, 2018
Can the Lake States Capitalize on Surge in NA Forest Industry Investment?
Despite the recent market volatility, economic optimism is higher than it’s been in over a decade and the forest...
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April 04, 2018
Reevaluating Winter Log Inventories in the Northeast
Winter fiber inventories in the Northeast are at noticeably higher levels than in years past. Average regional...
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March 12, 2018
Optimize Your Supply Chain to Maximize Enterprise Value
“A dollar saved is better than a dollar earned” is an adage financial advisors often use when explaining the concept...
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February 12, 2018
South Arkansas/North Louisiana Timber Market Offers Operating Advantages
Why is it important that wood consumers know who owns the forests that will ultimately supply them with timber?...
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January 18, 2018
Managing Wood Costs during Winter Months in Eastern North America
For companies operating in the forest industry, managing raw material costs can pose a significant challenge that...
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September 11, 2017
Improve Your Forecasting with Actionable Business Intelligence
Forecasting prices with accuracy is as much of an art as it is a science. The art requires that one determine the...
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August 22, 2017
Reliable Data: The Real Key to Resolving Budgeting Challenges
Everyone familiar with forestry and timber harvesting understands the significance of the four seasons and the...
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August 03, 2017
Accurate Forecasting: There Is No Substitute for a Precise Starting Point
How much does the changing price of oil affect raw material cost? What impact will the changing value of the US...
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July 13, 2017
Tracking Timber Prices, Seasonality and Inventories in the Great Lakes
Wood fiber prices have trended downward in the Great Lakes region over the last two years despite an economy that is...
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July 14, 2016
Delivered Price Benchmarks Sharpen Sawmill Performance
In a manufacturing process where over 75 percent of the cost of the finished product can be attributed to raw...
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June 01, 2016
Global Trends Driving the Great Lakes Region Forest Products Industry
Like most industries in the new global economy, the forest products industry is in a constant state of...
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