Optimizing logistics of saw logs for a medium sized sawmill

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The supply chain of saw logs is crucial for the added value in a sawmill. During winter conditions (temperature
below 0°C), the logistics are less crucial as low temperatures retain the quality of the logs. However, during
other times of the year, the quality of logs deteriorates faster. For example, storage decreases moisture content,
which may inflict cracks, insects or fungi that affect the quality of the finished product. Water sprinkling
of log piles is one way to mitigate the negative effects of storage. However, environmental concerns have
limited the use of sprinkling. There are many sawmills in Finland that do not have the permits to sprinkle
their storage. This makes it very essential to adjust the supply chain to maximize profit; considering logistics,
production costs and the costs of losing value of finished goods.
We have studied the logistics of a simulated sawmill in order to model the costs of different parts of the
supply chain. Furthermore, we have optimized the logistics, including transport and storage to minimize the
total cost, including costs for downgraded logs.
Alkuperäiskielienglanti
OtsikkoForest engineering: "Making a positive contribution" : Abstracts and Proceedings of the 48th Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Austria 2015
ToimittajatChristian Kanzian, Gernot Erber, Martin Kühmaier
Sivumäärä4
JulkaisupaikkaVienna
KustantajaInstitute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Soil and Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Julkaisupäivä2015
Sivut227-230
ISBN (elektroninen)978-3-900932-29-9
TilaJulkaistu - 2015
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA4 Artikkeli konferenssijulkaisuussa
TapahtumaSymposiom on Forest Mechanization - Linz, Itävalta
Kesto: 4 lokakuuta 20158 lokakuuta 2015
Konferenssinumero: 48

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Rikala, J. P., Eyvindson, K. J., Petty, A. D., Kivinen, E. V-P., & Dahlin, S. B. (2015). Optimizing logistics of saw logs for a medium sized sawmill. teoksessa C. Kanzian, G. Erber, & M. Kühmaier (Toimittajat), Forest engineering: "Making a positive contribution": Abstracts and Proceedings of the 48th Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Austria 2015 (Sivut 227-230). Vienna: Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Soil and Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Rikala, Juha Pellervo ; Eyvindson, Kyle Johann ; Petty, Aaron Dugan ; Kivinen, Eero Veli-Pekka ; Dahlin, Sten Bo. / Optimizing logistics of saw logs for a medium sized sawmill. Forest engineering: "Making a positive contribution": Abstracts and Proceedings of the 48th Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Austria 2015. Toimittaja / Christian Kanzian ; Gernot Erber ; Martin Kühmaier. Vienna : Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Soil and Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 2015. Sivut 227-230
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Rikala, JP, Eyvindson, KJ, Petty, AD, Kivinen, EV-P & Dahlin, SB 2015, Optimizing logistics of saw logs for a medium sized sawmill. julkaisussa C Kanzian, G Erber & M Kühmaier (toim), Forest engineering: "Making a positive contribution": Abstracts and Proceedings of the 48th Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Austria 2015. Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Soil and Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Sivut 227-230, Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Itävalta, 04/10/2015.

Optimizing logistics of saw logs for a medium sized sawmill. / Rikala, Juha Pellervo; Eyvindson, Kyle Johann; Petty, Aaron Dugan; Kivinen, Eero Veli-Pekka; Dahlin, Sten Bo.

Forest engineering: "Making a positive contribution": Abstracts and Proceedings of the 48th Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Austria 2015. toim. / Christian Kanzian; Gernot Erber; Martin Kühmaier. Vienna : Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Soil and Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 2015. s. 227-230.

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Rikala JP, Eyvindson KJ, Petty AD, Kivinen EV-P, Dahlin SB. Optimizing logistics of saw logs for a medium sized sawmill. julkaisussa Kanzian C, Erber G, Kühmaier M, toimittajat, Forest engineering: "Making a positive contribution": Abstracts and Proceedings of the 48th Symposiom on Forest Mechanization, Linz, Austria 2015. Vienna: Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Soil and Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Vienna, Austria. 2015. s. 227-230