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Q2 2023 : Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

RV Industry The current 2023 shipment forecast is at 297,100 units. However, this forecast shows a bump up to 348,400 in 2024. Despite the slowing growth of RVs in general, there has been an uptick in consumers renting RVs. This is driven in large...

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Q1 2023 : Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

RV Industry RVIA reports wholesale shipments remain low compared to 2022, though the volume is starting to rebound. Production was at record high levels in the beginning of 2022, so volumes feel even lower than what they are in relation to...

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Q4 2022 : Wood Supply Chain Market Intelligence Report

Supply and Shipping Transportation Updates :  Ports across the nation are expected to handle less freight this year, with imports across major US ports to be at their lowest point in over two years, according to the Global Port Tracker....

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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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