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.
The next Timber Transport Conference will be held on Friday the 23rd March 2018.
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The venue is the Drumossie Hotel on the outskirts of Inverness.
The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity plans to attend.
More details on the programme and ticket booking will be available in due course.
For those who can get to inverness the day before we hope to arrange an interesting site visit on the Thursday afternoon
and will propose a dinner venue that evening.
Guidance on Loading Timber from Roadside Forests 2016 was launched at the Timber Transport Conference on 10th March 2016.