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Recent Posts

September 23, 2020
Wood Consumption Trends in the Northeast and Lake States
As I noted in the first installment of this analytical series, the forest products industry has been making headlines...
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September 10, 2020
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Wood Consumption?
The forest products industry—which typically flies under the public radar—has been making headlines since the COVID-19...
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May 20, 2020
Performance Benchmarks Drive Profitability When it Matters Most
You might know the price at which you buy and sell timber, but how do you know whether that price is good or bad unless...
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April 23, 2020
Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in Uncertain Markets
Like all manufacturing-based industries, all supply chains that feed these industries are different. Some are longer...
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March 30, 2020
Supply Chain Data: A Critical Business Component for Navigating Uncertainty
The sense of uncertainty that has gripped the entire globe over the last few months is unprecedented in modern history....
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February 10, 2020
Eastern North America: Got Inventory?
Mill inventory levels are a perennial challenge in Eastern North America, a region that includes the Lake...
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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. We...
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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 it.”...
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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 or...
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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 of...
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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? Because...
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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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