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Production recording with mobile phone

posted Dec 11, 2017, 12:49 AM by Steve Smit   [ updated Dec 12, 2017, 1:38 PM ]

Production recording with mobile phone

Use a ruggedized Android mobile phone to record production data

Report: shift time, downtime, stem volume and log grades

Record shift and downtime

Real-time operations monitoring and reporting via internet

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Inventory recording

posted Jul 15, 2016, 10:34 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jul 16, 2016, 12:56 AM ]

Stem and log loads are captured via:

• Loader equipped with scale

• Weighbridge

• Scanning true-shape volume

• Manually entered data

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ForestBucker Web Service Inventory Report

posted Jul 11, 2016, 1:19 AM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jul 13, 2016, 5:25 PM ]

The Web Service shows a graphic overview of inventory movement in real-time. Read more...

Forestbucker compatible with LOADRITE scales

posted Jul 10, 2016, 8:03 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jul 16, 2016, 9:22 PM ]

A loader equipped with a LOADRITE scale can interface to the ForestBucker software to record the movement of stem and log loads. Read more...

Inventory recording and tracking

posted Jul 6, 2016, 4:08 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jul 10, 2016, 8:05 PM ]

Inventory recording and tracking with Geolocation and Geo-fencing. An Android app is available that link with the ForestBucker software to record the location and movement of stem and log loads from harvesting all the way through to the delivery at customers premises.

"ForestBucker web service for harvesting contractors"

posted Apr 21, 2015, 7:11 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jun 21, 2015, 1:19 AM ]

ForestBucker Web Service highlighted in Friday Offcuts 10 April 2015

"Hi tech web service connects log making to the world"

posted Mar 11, 2015, 1:11 AM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jun 21, 2015, 1:20 AM ]

The ForestBucker Web Service as outlined on page 12 of the March 2015 NZ Logger. http://www.nzlogger.co.nz/

ForestBucker Web Service

posted Aug 1, 2014, 4:02 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jun 21, 2015, 1:25 AM ]

It is all about productivity, value recovery and safety
 - Securely connect all stakeholders from any location to the Web Service
 - Real-time production and operations overview reporting
 - StanForD compatibility
 - Access new Cutting and Process-instructions from any location
 - Operators record downtime events
 - Operational statistics is automatically collected and recorded.
 - All data is automatically recorded and synchronized to the Web Service for real-time reporting

New research paper on ForestBucker

posted Oct 10, 2013, 1:40 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Jun 21, 2015, 1:27 AM ]

An independent research paper "The evaluation of full stem optimization with the ForestBucker, and comparison with manual log making” done by Joel Scott, can be viewed at: Links and Research

ForestBucker in operation at forest landing/skid site

posted May 7, 2013, 7:02 PM by Steve Smit   [ updated Sep 19, 2013, 10:54 PM ]

In the optimal configuration ForestBucker can scan more than 230 stems (to produce 600+ cubic meters of logs) per 8 hour shift.
Video of ForestBucker in operation.

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