AFORA's Practical Tools

Costs, planning, management and more

AFORA's Practical Tools

Australian Forest Operations Research Alliance (AFORA) develops practical tools to improve:

  • the understanding, management and control of forest operational costs for existing, evolving and new harvest systems;
  • the planning and management of value recovery within harvest operations; and
  • the application of optimisation to supply chain efficiency planning and management.

In particular;

  • the ALPACA tool allows modelling of single forestry machines or entire harvest systems; and
  • the Machine Costs tool is a single machine analysis to evaluate the machine‚Äôs hourly cost.
Pine logs