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The Timber Transport Forum supports forestry by ensuring that the timber industries can access forests and market timber in a sustainable way. At the same time we seek to minimise the impact of timber transport on the public road network, on local communities and on the environment.

Timber Transport Forum at Egger

The Timber Transport Forum meeting in June was hosted by Egger Ltd at Hexham. We were given a tour of the manufacturing plant and the chance to get up close with a state of the art timber lorry, courtesy of R&H Scott.

Economic Contribution of Timber Transport

The FCS report on the Economic Contribution of Forestry to Scotland estimates that timber transport creates around 1200 full time jobs and is worth around £50m to the Scottish economy.

Economic Value of Timber Transport

Timber Transport in Scotland creates 1200 full time jobs and is worth around £50m / year to the Scottish economy

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Agreed Routes Maps

Agreed Routes Maps have been prepared for most of the forested areas of Scotland, as well as for Cumbria, North Yorkshire and North East England. Agreed Routes Maps are also in place in some parts of Wales.

Agreed Routes Maps

Good Practice Guides

The Timber Transport Forum promotes good practice in managing timber transport.

Good Practice

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