Lumber prices are extremely volatile and, for many, the primary determinant of 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 managing 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 develop detailed quantitative analyses of your products in order to fine tune and enhance hedging strategies. .
We view risk management from an enterprise perspective and can help you manage all the risks facing your organization, including foreign exchange and energy volatility.