Lumber Market Report


Lumber Market Update- July 2019

By Paul Rogers The languishing market seemed to come to an end mid-month, as a rally spurred by additional mill curtailments and closures created what appears to be a bottom for a market that had been in decline for months. Up until the rally, it was confounding to the mills and traders that lumber dealers Read More


Lumber Market Update – June 2019

Many people want to blame the weather for flat sales this spring, but drier days in May didn’t produce the level of activity that most were hoping for, especially for lumber mills. Any upward price movements in the market were largely brought upon by lumber mills’ implementation of curtailments and temporary closings, in an effort Read More


Lumber Market Update – May 2019

By Paul Rogers April lumber sales were, surprisingly, oddly calm, with very little movement in pricing (and quite unlike last year’s maelstrom of exorbitant price increases brought upon by excessive demand, shortages and trucking issues). Demand this year was steady, and lumber buyers were able to enjoy taking advantage of some good deals as mills Read More


Lumber Market Update – April 2019

By Paul Rogers A lull in the market tempered buying for most of March, but it wasn’t because outtake was poor on the retail level. Despite March coming in like a lion, it wasn’t enough to quell the pace of construction. Sales were brisk, but the bulk of energy spent by buyers was chasing down Read More


Lumber Market Update – March 2019

By Paul Rogers Seemingly all at once, mill curtailments, rail interruptions and mild weather upended the market in early February, and the resulting upset created a rally that further exacerbated the situation. The lumber market, which had been lackluster for months, suddenly had a reason to go all-in on buying and the ensuing rally caught Read More


Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

  • NYLE Robert J. Horne Jr. CHIPS Award

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  • Tony and Lorraine Shepley Awarded Joshua A. Nickerson Society Award

    On June 18th the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce host

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