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Data is Power – Analyzing and Adjusting Your Business with Technology

One of the most basic, yet arguably most important components of a successful logging business is having reliable equipment to maximize daily productivity and uptime. However, every owner comes to the point where he or she can no longer put off the inevitable: it’s time to replace a machine or add a brand new one to the existing fleet.

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    Creating a Safe Work Environment

    As a logger, many things are competing for your attention. A harsh and changing environment. Long hours. Looming deadlines. Managing a fleet and crews. Any one of these could distract you from operating safely, which is why it is so essential that safety remain the focus of everything you do.

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      The Landing

      Click here to read the current issue of The Landing
      The Landing is a dealer-personalized, corporately-produced, 16-page publication that goes out to thousands of John Deere Forestry customers quarterly. Content focuses around new product introductions, customer testimonials, real stories from the woods, and product support programs.
      Highlights of the Fall 2016 edition:

      Tax Planning for Loggers 101

      Tax laws are complex and frequently change, so it's important to consult with your accounting before making important tax decisions. Here are a few things you can discuss with your tax advisor, including recent changes to tax laws that affect loggers.

       

      Preparing for Winter's Worst

      Winterizing your forestry machines takes common sense – and time. Don't neglect it. It only takes a few hours and is much easier to do in your shop where you have all the right tools.

       

      Best of Both Worlds

      Loggers are always looking for innovative ways to boost productivity, especially in difficult terrain. Recently, some logging companies have been adopting "hybrid" logging methods, which incorporate a feller buncher, commonly used in tree-length logging, into a cut-to-length operation that employs tracked harvesters and forwarders.

       

      Outrunning Expectations

      Five years in the making. Backed by over a half-century of experience in the woods. Introducing the reliable and efficient 2154G/2156G and 2654G/2656G Swing Machines.

       

      A Young Family Builds a Fleet and a Future

      Michael Little and his wife, Ashlee, own Little Logging, Inc. Together, they've built a successful chipping operation based in Oakboro, North Carolina, by keeping things simple.

       

      Knowing the Ropes

      When Kip Smith isn't at the reins of Kip Smith Forest Services in Haddock, Georgia, he likes to rope steers.

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      Young Family Builds a Fleet and a Future

      Little Logging in Oakboro, North Carolina, has built a successful chipping operation by keeping things simple.

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