2014: SP Shipments Continue Climb
For the fifth consecutive year, shipments of Southern Pine lumber recorded an increase from the previous year. Shipments in 2014 totaled 15.79 billion board feet (Bbf), an increase of 5% over the volume shipped in 2013(15.03 Bbf) and 34% above 2009 shipments (11.79 Bbf). Tabulation of SP shipment totals is a cooperative effort with the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau and Timber Products Inspection.
SFPA members can review further details, including a month-by-month comparison of shipments over the past three years, within the Members Only section of SFPA.org. Also there is an historical summary of annual SP shipments, 1915-2014.