AKD Softwoods, an integrated forestry and timber process company based in Colac, Victoria in Australia has selected Trimble Forestry’s Log Inventory & Management System (LIMS) to manage its extensive forestry operations across Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland. Source: Timberbiz
AKD Softwoods will also use Trimble’s Connected Forest Xchange (CFX) to allow log load and scale information to be viewed on mobile phones, tablets, or via a web browser, providing visibility into key metrics and improved timber security throughout AKD’s integrated businesses and supply chain partners.
“Introducing Trimble Forestry’s cloud-based log accounting system, LIMS, is consistent with AKD’s commitment to leveraging polished and proven technology in an increasingly complex and exciting industry,” said Karen Johns, Forestry Solutions Analyst, AKD Softwoods.
LIMS and CFX are part of Trimble Forestry’s Connected Forest Business portfolio. Implementing both solutions will allow AKD to have end-to-end visibility into its supply chain. LIMS will manage the settlement process for accounts payable and receivable transactions. Together the solutions will provide faster settlements, greater timber security, and a more efficient operation.
LIMS provides management control over all phases of timberland, woodland, yard, and mill operations. It combines the features of a log or timber accounting system with features for silviculture, harvesting, contractor payables, wood or fibre procurement, wood trading or sales, consumption, and comprehensive reporting and planning. CFX aggregates fibre supply data in easy-to-view and share dashboards, enabling better supply chain coordination and efficiency.