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Log Trucking Solutions: Cost, Safety, and Technology

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course will cover challenges and opportunities in the timber transportation sector, with a focus on trends recent research, and tools to improve the efficiency , safety and profitability of timber transportation.

6.0 Cat 1 & 2.0 Cat 2 CFE Hours & 8.0 CLE Hours ( category B) (approved)


Taught by: Dr. Joe Conrad, associate professor of forest operations, and Dr. Chad Bolding, professor and Langdale Endowed Chair, both of the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business

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About the Event

This course will cover current challenges and opportunities in the timber transportation sector. Course content will focus on trends, recent research, and tools to improve the efficiency, safety, and profitability of timber transportation. We will cover transportation challenges along with trucking safety, trends in log truck insurance premiums, and opportunities to reduce liability risk. We will share recent research on recruiting, retaining, and training safe truck drivers. We will provide instruction and examples of both logging and trucking production analysis along with opportunities for fleet management and incorporating technology to improve trucking productivity. We will detail the development of fuel cost adjustments and examples of trucking cost analysis strategies. Innovative solutions and case studies will be provided that highlight examples of successful business practices in timber transportation. Upon completion of this course, participants should be well-equipped to apply cost, safety, and technology solutions to a wide range of timber transportation challenges.


Georgia Forestry Association, 551 North Frontage Road, Forsyth, GA 31029


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The last day for early registration is 09/22/2023

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October 6
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Georgia Forestry Association
551 N Frontage Rd
Forsyth, GA 31029 United States


Warnell School of Forestry