Northwest Management, Inc., specializes in intensive merchandising and marketing of forest products to capture optimum value. NMI publishes this quarterly Log Market Report that summarizes log prices from a large geographic area in the Northwest.
- Log Marketing Merchandising & Marketing of Forest Products
- Price Negotiation
- Analysis of Price Proposals
- Sole Bid Mediator
- Quarterly Log Market Report / Market Overview
Other than a slight increase in price for 6″-7″ diameter logs, there has been no significant change in delivered log prices since last quarter. Most mills have acquired sufficient log inventories to run through spring breakup. Lumber prices have continued to trend downward in response to softened demand. This is expected to change in second quarter with improving markets and weather. Pulp and tonwood prices remain unchanged.
Montana, North Idaho, Eastern Washington
|Market Area (County)||Species||Domestic Prices|
|Present Quarter||Last Quarter|
|Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai, Shoshone, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Ferry||DF,WL||350-490||350-465|
|Benewah, Latah, Nez Perce, Whitman, Asotin, Columbia, Garfield and Port of Wilma||DF, WL||375-485||300-485|
|Clearwater, Idaho, Adams, Valley and Lewis||DF, WL||375-460||300-460|
(Counties west of Interstate 15)
|Eastern Montana(Counties east of Interstate 15)||DF||425-450||425-475|
|DF=Douglas-fir, WL=Western larch, GF=Grand fir, AF=Alpine fir, WH=Western hemlock
WP=White pine, SP=Engelmann spruce, PP=Ponderosa pine, RC=Western red cedar,
Keeping on Top of the Market
Northwest Management, Inc. markets their Client’s forest products to mills through a competitive bidding process. This competitive bid allows NMI to maximize the return a Landowner can expect from the sale of their forest products. Since 1990, bid prices are significantly higher than prices offered by mills in this region and we take pride in providing exceptional service and best value to all of our landowners.