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To: BNSF Lumber/Panel Customers

Reminder: Lumber/Panel LOGs Auction Beginning July 13, 2015

BNSF is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, July 13, 2015, guaranteed equipment and placement of centerbeam flats, bulkhead flats and a limited number of boxcars will be offered for a 26, 13 and four-week permit through BNSF's Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGs) Program.

The following list highlights key features of the 2015 LOGs program:

  • BNSF is offering a limited number of 73ft. centerbeams in the auction.
  • LOGs customers will be subject to the same pricing as non-LOGs shipments.
  • The weekly ordering deviation for all permits continues to be -20% / +10%.

The auctions will begin Monday, July 13, 2015, with auctions to be held each Monday (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT) through and including Monday, August 3, 2015, or until all available equipment has been allocated, whichever is sooner.

For information about the various LOGs applications and how to use the program, please review the LOGs quick reference guide.

For further details about the BNSF LOGs Program, please consult Rules Book BNSF-7.

If you have any questions please contact your BNSF Sales Representative or email

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