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To: BNSF Lumber and Panel Customers

Lumber and Panel LOGS Auction Beginning January 13, 2014

BNSF is pleased to announce that the 52-week weekly LOGS auction is scheduled to begin Monday, January 13, and will run through Monday, February 3, unless cars sell out.

Please note the changes below to the Centerbeam Flat Cars LOGs Guaranteed Car Program, effective with the shipping date of February 17, 2014. These changes apply to 52-week permit holders only:

  • Weekly ordering flexibility will increase from 10% to 20%
  • Freight deduct will increase from $50 to $100 per car
All other lumber/panel car types with a 52-week LOGS commitment will continue to receive a $50 LOGS deduct. We will continue to offer the 10% weekly flexibility for all other durations and car types.

If you have questions, please contact your BNSF sales representative at 888-428-2673 or email

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