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.
165 people turned up to the The Timber Transport Conference at the Drumossie Hotel near Inverness on the 23rd March 2018
Sponsorship by Volvo helped to keep the costs down and contributed to an evening dinner for the hauliers attending the conference.
A review of the conference with links to the presentations can be found here
Photos of the conference can be viewed here
Photos of the Norbord visit can be viewed here
A short video review of the conference can be viewed on youtube here
The presentations were videod. Some can be found on Confor's youtube channel here. More will be uploaded in due course.
Guidance on Loading Timber from Roadside Forests 2016 was launched at the Timber Transport Conference on 10th March 2016.