Wood Transport


22-23 October 2019
Vancouver, Canada

Woodflow Logistix provides an essential and independent platform to showcase new innovations and operating practices suited to our North American wood transport and logistics operations.

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Event Details


The conference team at Innovatek, Logging & Sawmilling Journal and TimberWest are pleased to announce their newest industry conference for leading loggers and forest managers for 2019.

Woodflow Logistix covers new innovations and operating practices in wood transport and logistics operations in North America.

Woodflow Logistix 2019 is scheduled for 22-23 October 2019 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, Vancouver, Canada.

This conference will be highlighting how automation and technology are advancing operational safety and productivity for operators, contractors and foresters within the North America’s forest industry.

What's Covered?

  • Disruptive technologies reshaping business operations within the wood supply chain
  • Innovations around log scaling, measurement and tracking
  • Remote sensing and real-time tracking of logs and wood products
  • Innovative systems to integrate planning, operations, harvesting, transport & sales
  • Advances in automated log measurement and materials handling
  • Telematic tools to better drive improved fleet productivity and safety
  • New digital platforms to improve data connectivity and data transfer
  • Electric fleet, autonomous trucking and platooning technologies
  • Opportunities with robotics, augmented and virtual reality & machine learning
  • Utilisation of smart harvester production and productivity data
  • Health and safety initiatives around forestry and wood transport operations

Who should Attend?

  • Harvesting and wood flow planners
  • Wood harvesting and haulage contractors
  • Transport operators
  • Forestry managers
  • Forest owners
  • Technical foresters
  • Forestry consultants
  • Forestry researchers
  • Wood supply chain and logistics companies
  • Key suppliers to forestry, wood harvesting & transport operations

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We are currently designing the Woodflow Logistix 2019 event programme. We are working with a wide range of key international and local technology providers, forestry companies and researchers to shape the best technology programme possible.

If you are interested in participating as a speaker, or would like to help in some other way, please contact the programme director, John Stulen via

Contact Programme Director

Programme Outline

  • SESSION 1: The age of disruptive innovation: Just how is it changing the way we do and will be doing business? Who’s leading the way?
  • SESSION 2: How can forest managers best harness improvements in mobile connectivity and satellite imagery?
  • SESSION 3: Big data: Effective storage, processing and management of information being collected through remote sensing.
  • SESSION 4: Harvest planning tools: How can harvester head data be utilised? Harvest planning for steep slope logging: What’s happening?


Red Lion Hotel

510 Kelso Drive, Kelso, WA 98626, USA

Accommodation: Special Steep Slope Logging 2017 room rates are available to delegates at the Red Lion Hotel Kelso/Longview. Please state you are attending the Steep Slope Logging 2017 conference when booking.

For online accommodation bookings go to the hotel website or call
 Tel: +1 (360) 636-4400
Contact Innovatek for the code to get special accommodation rates.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Woodflow Logistix 2019 offers a tremendous opportunity for companies involved in wood transport logistics and management to maximize their exposure to North American forestry companies. Be part of another major event for this regions forestry sector. Exhibition spaces are always at a premium and Innovatek has a well-deserved reputation of providing both sponsors and exhibitors with a unique platform for promoting their products and services to the industry. For a full range of sponsorship options and benefits please contact John Stulen at Innovatek.


Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC, Canada

The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel offers guests the best of many worlds—the luxury of an upscale experience just 7 km from Vancouver International Airport, the convenience of being situated near Richmond’s many business districts and accessibility to Vancouver.

Accommodation: Special room rates will be available to conference delegates.

Hotel Website


About Us

Woodflow Logistix 2019 is presented by the Logging & Sawmilling Journal and TimberWest Magazines in cooperation with Innovatek Ltd
Innovatek specialises in connecting and supporting businesses with the latest intelligence, technologies and innovations best suited to their operations. Innovatek also produces Australasia’s two leading newsletters for the forest products industry, Friday Offcuts and WoodWeek.
TimberWest Magazine
Since 1975, each issue of TimberWest has been packed with valuable job stories on successful mechanized harvesting, wood processing techniques and equipment. Also inside you'll find timely information on legislation, industry news, annual events, people profiles and products reviews. Click HERE to view our current issue online
Logging & Sawmilling Journal
Established in 1969, Logging and Sawmilling Journal covers both woodlands and timber processing sectors from the small logging contractor to the senior executive building state-of-the-art mills, wood energy and wood pellet facilities. Click HERE to view our current issue online


Key Contacts

TimberWest / LSJ
Anthony Robinson
  (+1) 604 990 9970

300 Admiral Way, Suite 105
Edmonds, WA 98020

Tahlia Hopkins
(+64) 7 921 1382

PO Box 1230
Rotorua 3010
New Zealand

How can we help?

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