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Stepping Ahead : Meet Our Leadership Team

Robert Weed continues to evolve, from immediate actions based on marketplace updates to holistic advances toward future goals. To support our efforts of continual growth and to take us where we want to be in the future, we’re assembling a...

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Q1 2021 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping : The price of lumber per thousand board feet is at $1,044, according to Random Lengths. That’s an all-time high, and up 188% since the onset of the pandemic. The National Association of Home Builders calculates that...

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The Robert Weed Difference

Our Six Core Supplier Criterion :  At Robert Weed Corp (RWC) we understand you have choices when it comes to suppliers. That’s why we believe every business relationship throughout the entire supply chain is about more than just a sale. It also...

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Using the Supply Chain to Improve Product Quality

In our second article, we elaborated on the importance of the Supply Chain in reducing price volatility, increasing quality, and focusing on core competencies. For this article, we are going to take a deep dive into how your supply chain management...

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Nov/Dec 2020 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping The global supply of ocean-borne containers is expected to have declined by just over 1% in 2020, compared to a decline in global container port handling of over 3%. A possible explanation for this disruption, which is expected...

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November 2020 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping Plywood Demand for lumber in September was up in the ballpark of 10% to 20% from pre-COVID levels. Contributing to this rise is an increase in housing starts and smaller home improvement projects nationwide. At the retail level,...

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Using the Supply Chain to Improve Pricing Volatility, Quality and Core Competencies

In our previous article, we introduced the importance of Supply Chain Management and how through effective management, it can drive value throughout an organization and mitigate risk. This time we will explore how we can use effective supply chain...

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Supply Chain Management—A Discipline in Reducing Risk

Let’s face it, supply chain is the lifeblood of virtually any business producing a product. Getting a final quality product out the door on time at the right cost structure is, in the simplest of terms, pretty much the entire point. So why are...

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How 650 Tons of Asphalt Improved a Wood-Products Company

Opened in 2011, the Robert Weed Corporation’s Twin Falls, Idaho facility was built to better serve key customers located nearby, which it did, by processing approximately 250,000 panels annually. However, there has always been one limiting factor...

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