Successful companies pursue continuous improvement. Our Wood Supply Chain Optimization program provides a framework for this improvement.
How do we do this?
Use the benchmark to identify your current cost position in the supply area market:
Once improvements have been implemented, use the benchmark to measure the results of optimization efforts.
Identify where--along the volume curve--a mill outperforms and underperforms the market in order to bring costs into alignment with the market at any volume increment.
Identify market share by origin of supply (county/subregion) in order to take advantage of opportunities to lower costs by shifting volumes from high cost counties to lower cost counties.