Wood Supply Chain Analysis: Special Market Analysis Study

by Peter Barynin, RISI; Don Taylor, Sustainable Resource Systems LLC

The project evaluates the current harvesting capacity for four U.S. regions, estimates roundwood demand, and quantifies supply chain capabilities to meet that demand, in view of loggers’ ability and willingness to invest in capacity expansion, with recommendations to overcome identified obstacles.

KEY FINDINGS: Summary of findings in FRA’s two-page Technical Release 13-R-25; 27-page Final Report at this link.