Forest Owners Marketing Services Ltd: Services

By: Forest Owner Marketing Services  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Marketing, Marketing Services, Transport

To ensure that Plantation owners receive an attractive return from the harvest of their trees, skilled harvesting and marketing are required. This must be planned well ahead and can only be achieved by maximizing efficiency in the following areas:

  • Management
  • Harvesting
  • Transport
  • Marketing

Forest Owner Marketing Services Ltd (FOMS) can provide these skills because we offer the following:


  • A free, no obligation assessment with personal service and advice.
  • Experienced staff to plan and manage the entire operation.
  • Guaranteed payments to clients and contractors, regardless of debtor collection.
  • Pre funding of road construction costs and other harvest related expenditure, to agreed levels, with no interest costs.
  • Grower friendly accounting systems developed by growers for growers.
  • Focus on achieving the best net return through value maximisation and cost minimisation


  • Professional harvest planning by a highly skilled and experienced team with proven results in all forms of groundbased and cable harvesting.
  • Highly skilled contractor base with independently audited performance standards.
  • Selection of harvesting systems from cable harvesting to small groundbased crews to suit any terrain type.
  • Experienced and cost effective road construction contractors.


  • Close relationship with McCarthy Transport Ltd, the largest SNI log cartage contractor with transport hubs in Masterton, Wanganui and Karioi.
  • Satherley Transport in Hawke's Bay.
  • Burling Transport in the Wairarapa.


  • Access to all major SNI sawmills with strong mutually beneficial relationships developed with many of these mills.
  • A variety of export options at Wellington, Napier, New Plymouth and Tauranga Ports, and NZ's largest log export-company with an in-depth knowledge of overseas log markets.
  • Options of managed sales, graded sales, composite rate purchase and outright purchase to provide a solution which suits each individual forest owner.
  • Peace of mind knowing the best expertise available is charged with achieving the best net return from the harvest and sale of your assets.

Keywords: Harvesting, Marketing, Marketing Services, Owner Marketing, Owner Marketing Services, Road Construction, Transport,

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