Lumber prices are extremely volatile and, for many, the predominant influence on profitability. However, managing lumber price risk is extremely complex due to the staggering number of lengths, widths, grades and species.
We can help you understand the relationship between futures and the specific products you produce or trade and develop a program that reduces market risk while maximizing margins.
Our lumber specialists have significant forest industry experience and can make important contributions to your marketing process. Our extensive cash price database enables the Forest Products Group to complete detailed quantitative analyses on your products to fine tune hedging strategies and add measurable bottom line results.
We view risk management from a holistic perspective and can help you manage all the risks facing your organization including the global foreign exchange and energy markets.