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Q3 2022 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping Trucking Market :  August shipments were up 3.6% from the previous year, indicating that the market may be loosening up. Over 56,500 Class 8 units were ordered in September, setting a record for the most units ordered in a...

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Robert Weed featured in Season 2, “We Supply America” series

Robert Weed Corp strives to evolve and shift along with the market. Not only have we evolved into our efforts focused on innovation, growth, supply chain discipline, and employee and community support with our Roadmap to the Future, but as part of...

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Q2 2022 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping Port Updates :  Current estimates show that there will continue to be single digit growth in import volumes through 2022. This points to the fact that port congestion will continue to be an issue. Adding to the port congestion...

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Meranti Distributors Are Not Created Equal

It’s easy to assume all wholesale distributors are the same. And it’s easy to choose one simply based on product price, especially when buying a commodity. But purchasing based only on price can increase your risk and cost you time and money in...

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Q1 2022 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping Domestic Shipping :  Warehouse inventory levels at US ports remain high and near capacity, impacting the ability to receive both current and future shipments. Rail freight also continues to experience issues, where lead times at...

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Q4 2021 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping Bottlenecks at ports in Southern California continue to worsen. Over the weekend of 12/3, a record number of 83 ships were waiting outside the twin ports, while the average wait is now up to 16.9 days – double the level from...

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Our Roadmap to the Future

Smart businesses use continuous improvement efforts to re-evaluate operations, processes, and more to ensure that things are optimized and running as efficiently as possible. Robert Weed uses 5S methodologies and recently completed a 5S continuous...

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Supply Chain : Forecasting 2022

Supply chain has always existed in any business, but with recent events, its level of importance has been elevated. We’ve faced unprecedented challenges regarding supply, pricing, delays, lead-time increases, labor, quality, freight capacity,...

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Robert Weed Partners with Industry Labs at Notre Dame

Robert Weed Corp began its transformation journey in late 2019. We identified opportunities to better partner with our supply chain. We recognized the need to invest in our people so that they can take care of our customers. We acknowledged our...

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