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Market Brief

November 27, 2020 - “We are so busy, I can’t keep up,” noted one yard sales manager; “I wish I had the lumber I had earlier in the year.” That sentiment was widespread this holiday week, with sawmills wishing for more logs; yards wishing for more green lumber receipts and larger AD inventories; and secondary manufacturers wishing for more KD Red Oak, White Oak and Hard Maple, among others. Employee shortages remain critical, as well. One yard contact said, “Business is still quite good. The problem is getting enough lumber and people.”