Raw material costs, in most wood products businesses, typically exceed 50% of all costs on Profit & Loss Statements. Controlling these costs has a greater impact on your bottom line than any other effort you can make.


Are you getting what you pay for when you are buying hardwood and hardwood components? In this report we lay out ten steps you can take to cut costs by as much as 20 to 45% on your hardwood purchases.

You will learn things like:

  • The legal standards for selling hardwoods
  • The causes of most hardwood component problems
  • How to eliminate production errors and rework
  • Buying right for your product
  • The most profitable activity in your plant