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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Measure Timber Via Weight

, Co-founder and CEO of Timbeter.

Often I ask companies how do they measure their timber, they reply: “We scale.” I know the question asked is somewhat loaded, but considering the vast differences in measuring this way - I’ve written 5 reasons why you shouldn't measure timber via weight.

Scaling is typically used to measure low variability or low value sales timber. From a positive side using weight is one of the easiest methods because the majority understand what a ton is. However, the simplest method is not always the best option.