Strategic consulting

In capital-intensive commodity industries, the decisions made day in and day out can have far-reaching consequences. Being more purposeful in deciding how to best utilize your assets can help you gain tremendous advantages in efficiency, productivity,  profitability, and sustainability.


Secure strategic advantage through leveraged consulting

The ResourceWise leveraged consulting approach serves clients who must quickly understand their competitive positions and develop asset optimization strategies in advance of major investment decisions. As one of our consultants puts it: “The lion’s share of a traditional consulting project is consumed by research and assembling data before the analytical work and insight can begin. By contrast, leveraged consulting means we can begin the substantive work on day one of a project because the data and analytic models are available in our business intelligence platforms."

This intelligence is backed by a global team of researchers, modelers, database designers, industry experts, and business analysts. Consequently, we can provide insights and answers to our client's challenges, delivering on our commitment more quickly and effectively.  

Our Areas of Expertise

Our customized consulting solutions address unique business challenges

The ResourceWise consulting team is known throughout pulp and paper, forest products and chemical markets for its extensive industry expertise. Our experienced consultants and analysts leverage precise and comprehensive data, astute analytic models, and trusted market independence to address unique, complex, and ever-changing business challenges.


Consulting Project Examples

  • Investment strategy
  • Due diligence for proposed investment projects
  • Supply and demand analyses and price forecasts
  • Market assessments
  • Modeling and risk assessments
  • Raw material procurement strategy assessment
  • Asset evaluations
  • Policy interpretation and explanation
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Market entry support
  • Price/margin evaluation and forecasting
  • Environmental audits

Independent third-party sources of
strategic advice

  • Timber and lumber prices
  • Stumpage and delivered price forecasts 
  • Chemical prices
  • Chemical price forecasts
  • Trade-derived domestic prices for pulp and paper, virgin and recovered
  • Fisher–STE forecasts
  • Global timber, lumber, pellet, biomass, and pulp pricing
  • Global trade data and flows
  • Market insights
  • Low carbon fuels pricing and investment strategies
  • Feedstocks pricing and supply and demand analytics