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To: BNSF Lumber Customers

Lumber Price Adjustments Effective January 1, 2020

In accordance with BNSF's ongoing review of price authorities, the Lumber price documents listed below will be adjusted effective January 1, 2020.

    BNSFQ 105355: PNW Lumber
    BNSFQ 101048: Lumber Rule 11 Interchange
    BNSFQ 112092: Lumber Prices from BNSF British Columbia Origins
    BNSFQ 106129: Southern Lumber
For planning purposes, rate increases will average 5% for most BNSF lanes. Certain individual rate increases may exceed or fall below announced levels based on market conditions. Please note that joint-line price adjustments may vary based on changes in foreign-line requirements.

Rates will be posted to the
BNSF Price Publications Web page prior to December 1.

BNSF will continue to monitor and review these price authorities as dictated by market factors. If you have questions, please contact your BNSF sales representative.

Your business is important to us. BNSF remains focused on meeting the demands of our customers while ensuring we continue to operate as safely and efficiently as possible.

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