Research Groups

Forest Operations' dedicated experts are committed to developing innovative solutions to the challenges facing the forestry industry. From supply chain efficiency to safety and sustainability, our work supports members across the value chain.

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Fibre Supply 
Ensure a cost- competitive, safe and sustainable supply of timber and biomass products while also developing effective forest renewal strategies and techniques.
Driving transport innovations to enhance competitiveness, improve satefy and reduce the industry's environmental footprint.
Developing new technologies and practices that improve road network costs and performance.
Providing the framework for efficiently collecting real-time operational data​ to support industry professionals in their daily work.  
Optimizing value chain and improving decision-making based on fibre quality, product flow, supply chain agility, and manufacturing planning.
Responsive remote sensing solutions for forestry applications leading to accurate and timely operational decisions

Flagship Initiatives

The Forest Operations division introduced in 2016-2017 flagship Initiatives that are clusters of cross-group projects focused around common goals and objectives. These Initiatives benefit from enhanced focus on speed of delivery and communications to members...Read More