How much is a full load of logs?

The cost of a full load of logs can vary significantly based on several factors, including the type of wood, the quantity of logs, the region, and the supplier. There isn’t a standard price as it depends on various variables listed below:


Prices may change depending on the time of year and the ease of access to the timber.

The tipper truck size:

Sizes of trucks vary dramatically therefore always understand the size of the truck before buying.

How Much Is A Full Load Of Logs?

Type of timber:

Different types of wood have varying market values. Hardwoods like oak and maple tend to be more expensive than softwoods like pine or fir.


The more logs you purchase, the better chance you have of negotiating a lower price per unit.

Local market conditions:

Prices can fluctuate based on the demand for wood in your area and the local market rates.

Production & transportation costs:

Cost of diesel to fuel transportation trucks often fluctuates therefore this can directly impact the costs of logs.


Logs are a natural product therefore condition of the wood does vary. Timber is graded before wholesale. Generally the higher grade the timber is the more it is worth.

A “full load of logs” typically refers to the maximum amount of logs that a specific vehicle or transportation method, such as a truck or trailer, can legally and safely carry. The quantity can vary depending on the size, weight limitations, and regulations.

The term “full load” is relative to the capacity of the transporting vehicle or container. This might be measured by weight, volume, or a combination of both.