CHALLENGES IN FORESTRY TRANSPORTS
Supplying round wood to paper and wood industry mills may at first glance appear pretty straightforward. However, narrow roads to inaccessible harvesting sites call for flexibility in the transport planning and efficient equipment utilisation.
And if that is not enough, wood is perishable. Moisture combined with heat and insect attacks may damage the fibres in the wood. With damaged fibres, both chemical use and costs increase in order to obtain the right quality of the end-product. Mills run all year but the course of nature creates variations in accessibility in forests. For a forestry logistics operation, this means that flexibility is essential.
WHAT CAN WE DO FOR FORESTERS?
We take capacity flexibility to the woods. We can cope with system variations (e.g. seasonality) through planning, flexibility, and equipment efficiency. By connecting the forest with the demand at the mill, we reduce lead times and maximise opportunities for return loads for trucks in our system. All this will ensure lower logistics costs, as well as production costs for the end product. So while you focus on your business, we focus on the transport.