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The Significance of Market Data Transparency

Unveiling the Secrets of the Wooden Pallet Industry: The Significance of Market Data Transparency

Over the past decades, the packaging industry has witnessed remarkable changes driven by factors such as globalization, the booming e-commerce industry, and a heightened focus on sustainability. In this article, we will explore the trends, challenges, and opportunities within the wooden pallet industry.

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CME Lumber Futures

Changes Made to the CME Lumber Futures Contract 2022

The unpredictable nature of lumber prices as seen over time has given rise to confusion amongst buyers and sellers who have been forced to navigate their businesses amidst extreme volatility. Fortunately for traders, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group has recently launched updates to the lumber futures & options on a futures contract to reduce price volatility in the market.

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Increase EBITDA & Reduce Market Volatility

How to Leverage High-Trust Trade Networks to Increase EBITDA & Reduce Market Volatility

Today, only a handful of timber distributors and buyers are globally active with agile supply chains. This is because most of them are established in just one or two markets. Some buyers are often seen sending incomplete inquiries to the distributors due to their lack of appropriate information about the procedure of moving forward with a tender and the market situation. This results in several missed opportunities for both counterparties in the long run.

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Operational Environment Webinar with Tommi Sneck

A Quick Glimpse of the Sawmilling in Finland and Operational Environment Webinar with Tommi Sneck

The Finland Sawmilling market is a topic of interest for several timber industry experts globally. Mr Amir Rashad, the CEO of Timber Exchange, recently hosted a Timber & Technology webinar that focused solely on the subject. To do the same, he brought on board the Chief Executive Officer of Finnish Sawmills Association (Sahateollisuus) and Sales Director of Koskisen Sawmills - Mr Tommi Sneck.

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Chinese Timber Market - Analysing Dynamics

Chinese Timber Market - Analysing Dynamics, Performance & Outlook - Webinar Takeaways

The Chinese timber market is a very interesting domain that is different in several ways from the rest of the world. Mr Amir Rashad, the CEO of Timber Exchange took it upon himself to bring the subject of the Chinese Timber Market up for discussion on a global platform. To do so, he had a panel discussion with notable guests from the Chinese timber industry such as - Anna Ni (Senior Advisor, Business Finland), Cece Chen (Suienfe Friendship Corporation) and Shen Wei (Deputy Secretary, China Timber and Wood Products Distribution Association).

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Modern Trade Finance & Compliance Services

How Can Modern Trade Finance & Compliance Services Increase Flexibility in Global Trade

Timber Exchange offers three vital offline tools in the form of cargo inspection, L/C management & remittance, and shipping document compliance & legalization to help remove bottlenecks and increase flexibility on-demand in global trade. Each of these services are provided by highly trained, trusted, and experienced experts in the field to ensure a smooth and flawless process, even at an international level.

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Blank Sailing Improve Cash Flows

How Can Reducing Blank Sailing Improve Cash Flows?

Blank or void sailing is a term used for when a carrier or shipping line skips a particular port or the entire scheduled sailing route altogether. Carriers across the world announce blank sailings time and again. Since COVID, however, the number of announcements for blank sailing has increased by manifolds. This has put a halt on many vessels and containers across the world, thereby delaying shipments and locking in money flows.

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Webinar with Keta Kosman

North America Lumber Market Webinar with Keta Kosman: Key Takeaways

The North American lumber market has been the starting point for several conversations in the industry over the years. Mr Amir Rashad, the CEO of Timber Exchange, took it upon himself to bring this subject up for discussion on a global platform. To do so, he had a panel discussion with one of the finest analysts of the lumber market, Keta Kosman, the owner of Madison’s Lumber Reporter on a special webinar hosted on 30th March 2022.

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