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IKEA in Texas and southeast Oklahoma. Russia is now the world's largest exporter of softwood lumber.
The author got lost. All's well that ends well, but what are the lessons to be gleaned? What did he do well or poorly?
The company produces about half a million board feet annually with three full-time employees and one part time employee. Their goal is to achieve as much utilization as possible while operating as efficiently as possible with a balance between high-volume and high-value products.
The prescription for successful sawing is to keep log costs low - easy to say but somewhat hard to do.