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NSQ 43040 adjustment notification effective July 1st 2016

May 27, 2016


In the fast paced world of Lumber Norfolk Southern strives for competitiveness and full coverage in our Real Time Rating. Effective July 1, 2016 we take another step toward our goals with the renewal of NSQ 43040 covering originated Lumber.

The originated lumber authority, NSQ 43040 covers the following commodities:

  • Lumber (STCC 242X)
  • Plywood (STCC 24321X)
  • Particleboard and OSB (STCC 249961x, STCC 249911x),
  • Crane Mats (STCC 2499238), Ties (STCC 24912x)

Please be advised that we are making market-based adjustments to all sections of NSQ 40340 effective July 1, 2016.

Other important things to note:

  • These rates are public and therefore not subject to fuel surcharge.
  • As with all Norfolk Southern rate publications, the applicable terms and conditions are listed in the notes section of each rate authority.

The updated publications will be available via accessNS by the end of May.  We encourage you to sign up for accessNS at to receive up-to-date publications as they are available.

If you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us or your Sales representative.  We appreciate your business and look forward to serving your transportation needs.                                                                          

Christopher R. Levey

On behalf of the Lumber Pricing & Marketing team:
Brian Vittur
Andrew Prohaska