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Title: LSY: Documentation for a Spreadsheet Tool to Evaluate Log-Sort Yard Economics

Source: FPL-GTR-184, June 2009

Author(s)E.M. (Ted) Bilek

Publication Year: 2009  View PDF »

 View Excel LSY 3.01 »

Category: General Technical Reports

Abstract: A spreadsheet-based model, LSY (Log-sort Yard Cash Flow Analysis), has been constructed to aid in the pre-feasibility and financial feasibility analysis of log-sort yards. It is meant to be referred to concurrently with this documentation and is available for downloading at no cost from the Forest Products Laboratory.s website at:

Keywords: Log-sort yards; logs; storage; small-diameter timber; lumber trade; computer programs; electronic spreadsheets; break-even analysis; lumber-yards; economic aspects; financial feasibility; small-diameter; economics; cost analysis; decision support

File size: 2,020 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/22/2009

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RITS Product ID: 31145
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Bilek, Ted

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