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Is it time to revisit the log-sort yard?Author(s): John Dramm; Gerry Jackson
Source: Proceedings : Wood Technology Clinic and Show Conference, 2000 March 15- 17, Portland, OR. [S.l. : s.n., 2000]: 10 pages
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionLog-sort yards provide better utilization and marketing with improved value recovery of currently available timber resources in North America. Log-sort yards provide many services in marketing wood and fiber by concentrating, merchandising, manufacturing, sorting, and adding value to logs. Such operations supply forest products firms with desired raw materials, which helps improve a company’s bottomline by reducing the number of marginal logs processed. Successful log-sort yards are self- sufficient and have a good business plan, well-established markets, and a steady supply of wood. Concepts and analysis have broad application to effective marketing of a full range of multiple log products. The authors are preparing a guidebook for developing and operating successful log-sort yard operations.
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CitationDramm, John; Jackson, Gerry 2000. Is it time to revisit the log-sort yard?. Proceedings : Wood Technology Clinic and Show Conference, 2000 March 15- 17, Portland, OR. [S.l. : s.n., 2000]: 10 pages
KeywordsLog-sort yards, forest products industry
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