Lumber Market Report


Lumber Update – September 2018

By Paul Rogers After an almost ten-week downward slide, the market caught in August as the pace of business was strong and buyers were looking to cover their needs for September. Although there was much consternation as to when the market would turn (as there seemed to be ample inventory throughout the supply chain), news Read More


Lumber Update – August 2018

By Paul Rogers, Coming off of record highs, lumber pricing softened in July as stock that was ordered in June’s panic-state rolled in to distributors and yards, bolstering inventories and sending purchasers to the sidelines as they evaluated current and upcoming business. Although the industry as a whole is still quite busy, it does appear Read More


Lumber Update – July 2018

By Paul Rogers Last month’s unprecedented run-up in lumber pricing sent a shock through the system, stunning buyers at every level and leaving one to wonder how long it would last. Attributing to an extremely strong demand and chronic truck and railcar shortages (both of which ratcheted up buyers’ angst), the ensuing dramatic reaction of Read More


Lumber Update – June 2018

by Paul Rogers,  If there were any reservations a month ago as to whether or not it was a good time to buy lumber, all doubt was quickly dispelled as the market exploded, extending lead times and bringing prices up to yet another unprecedented level. The spike in business didn’t really come as a surprise, Read More


Lumber Update – May 2018

by Paul Rogers, It’s taken a long time to get here but, finally, the warmer weather is upon us and it seems to have given an extra boost of energy to an already active market. With many contractors doing all they can to keep up with the amount of work they have in front of Read More


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