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To: BNSF Lumber and Panel Customers

Lumber/Panel LOGS Auction Beginning January 14, 2013

BNSF is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, January 14, guaranteed equipment and placement of centerbeam flatcars, boxcars and select bulkhead flatcars will be offered for 52-, 26-, 13- and four-week permits through BNSF’s Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGS) program.

BNSF continues to offer an incentive of $50 per car for 52-week permits.

Auctions will begin Monday, January 14, and will be held each Monday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central time) through and including Monday, January 28, or until all available equipment has been allocated, whichever is sooner.

For information about the various LOGS applications and how to manage the program, please review the LOGS Quick Reference Guide.

For more details about the BNSF LOGS program, please consult BNSF Rules Book BNSF-7.

If you have any questions, please contact your BNSF sales representative or email

Your business is important to us. Thank you for choosing BNSF as your transportation service provider.

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