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To: BNSF Lumber and Panel Customers

Lumber & Panel Price Adjustments Effective August 13, 2018

In accordance with BNSF’s ongoing review of price authorities, the lumber and panel price documents listed below will be adjusted effective August 13:

    BNSFQ 105355: PNW Lumber
    BNSFQ 101048: Lumber Rule 11 Interchange
    BNSFQ 112092: Lumber Prices from BNSF British Columbia Origins

    BNSFQ 106129: Southern Lumber

    BNSFQ 112091: Panel Prices from BNSF British Columbia Origins
    BNSFQ 110965: Plywood Prices
    BNSFQ 110966: Particleboard/MDF Prices
    BNSFQ 113355: Gypsum Wallboard Prices
    BNSFQ 113479: OSB/OSB Siding Prices

Adjustments will be determined on a lane-specific basis in markets that we serve.

For planning purposes, rate increases will average 3% 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 August 13.

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.

Thank you for choosing BNSF Railway as your transportation provider.

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