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Logging Cost Analysis 2023
June 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The last day for early registration is 05/31/2023
Cost by 05/31/2023 – $350.00
After 05/31/2023, Registration
Regular Registration Cost after 05/31/2023 – $395.00
Alabama Forestry Commission, First Floor Auditorium,
513 Madison Avenue, Montgomery Alabama, 36104
Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
About the Event
This course will cover both principles and applications of logging cost analysis techniques from the perspective of wood suppliers, procurement foresters, and independent logging businesses. Course content will focus on methods for evaluating production and cost records within the context of the evolving wood supply chain and current research. Spreadsheet models will be reviewed and provided to participants for hands-on training involving modifications necessary to assess and simulate a range of harvesting systems, techniques, and equipment mix variations. Upon completion of this course, participants should be well-equipped to better evaluate logging costs using a range of techniques
Who Should Attend?
Foresters, wood buyers, suppliers, harvest managers, and logging contractors involved in wood procurement, timber sale layout, trucking, and timber harvesting. Forest engineers, forestry equipment representatives, and others who service the timber harvesting industry would benefit from the course content.
To be fully engaged, participants may wish to bring a laptop computer with Microsoft Excel installed. Please also bring a 25-foot extension cord for powering your laptop. Files used for the class will be transferred from a flash drive which will be provided to all participants.
A block of rooms has been set aside for course attendees at the “Hampton Inn & Suites Montgomery-Downtown by Hilton” for the night of June 12. The hotel address is 100 Commerce Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. Rooms are $169.00 per night plus sales tax. There is also a $25.00 per day Valet parking charge, or free street side parking after 5pm. Rooms are limited and must be reserved by May 13, please contact Dr. James Johnson for additional hotel reservation information.