Changing Answers

Profit optimization is particularly valuable during times of change. A West Coast LP user recently related how its Optware System has shown that rising chip prices should influence cutting strategy…

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A Better Vehicle

Optimization modeling is conceptually similar to a flight simulator. A flight simulator models the behavior of an aircraft. It is used by pilots to hone their piloting skills and to…

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Changing Markets

As plywood prices court multiyear lows, mills have renewed efforts to find the most profitable mix of products.  Managers often rely on linear programming or optimization software to determine that…

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Paradigm Shift

How do you make decisions pertaining to issues such as log procurement and product mix? Many companies are not very scientific in their approach. Some may answer that they “know…

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