Forest Harvesting machines collect data on stems being processed and logs being cut by an operator to individual log dimensions. the data is controlled by the defacto Standard for Forest machine Data and Communication (StanForD)
StanForD data provides the backbone for complimenting current operational planning and management systems and processes with a rich and detailed source of data that can be collected and collated for near real-time reporting and analysis.
STICKS is a secure online facility for receiving, processing, reporting and analysing StanForD data to help manage production and woodflow for an organisation whether that be a contractor with one or many machines or a small or large forest owner or manager.
STICKS is the result of years of experience in harvest optimisation, value recovery, yield reconciliation and data management. Interpine are working closely with ForestPHD on delivery of STICKS.
The Predicition of yields by recoverable log grade referred to as MARVL* (Method for Assessment of Redcoverable Volume by Logtype) and is based on a forest inventory. Many decisions require estimates of yield and YTGen provides this data to allow decisions to be made