Shepformation Lumber Market Report


March 2016 – Market Update

by Paul Rogers, February turned out to be an unusual month for the market, as fits and starts to business (brought about by unusually favorable weather and interrupted by the occasional storm) kept demand in flux. On the heels of a very busy January and the premise that winter would carry on with its mild Read More


February 2016 – Market Update

by Paul Rogers, Weather has just about everything to do with the pace of business this time of year, and the fact that we have been in a mild-weather pattern with little to no snow and warm temperatures is a key reason that business has been as strong as it has been: so far, sales Read More


January 2016 – Market Update

by Paul Rogers, Retail sales were strong in December, keeping the wholesale level active. Dealers and distributors alike worked feverishly and carefully to replenish stock that most had purposely run down, as year-end inventory counts, a potential tax penalty (the IRS’s Uniform Capitalization Rules, Sec. 263, based upon year-end inventory values) and a fear of Read More


December 2015 – Market Update

by Paul Rogers, After a short term rally in November (that was largely driven by buyers coming to the realization that the end of the year was approaching and pricing wasn’t likely to deflate for the rest of 2015), the market firmed and flattened. Mills had curtailed their production long enough that, when buying finally Read More


November 2015 – Market Update

by Paul Rogers A relatively lackluster market kept most buyers on the sidelines, covering for immediate needs and not taking any positions in a market that bumped along at a ho-hum pace. Traders maintained that these market conditions would be short-lived and strongly suggested to buy while the pricing was still low, for investment sake. Read More


Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

  • Accident Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility

      Accident prevention is everyone’s respons

    Read More
  • CertainTeed Cedar Impressions

    By Mat Hersey For more than 20 years I’ve been i

    Read More

Central Location:


216 Thornton Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 508-862-6200
Toll-free: 800-227-7969
Facsimile: 508-862-6012

Shepley Showcase

75 Ben Franklin Way, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 508-771-7227
Toll-free: 877-909-7227
Facsimile: 508-771-7044

Nantucket Office

6 Lovers Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: 508-325-0400
Facsimile: 508-325-0359

Wellfleet Office

2238 Route 6, Wellfleet, MA 02667
Phone: 508-349-2280
Facsimile: 508-349-3078