Forest360 - Case Studies - Bill

Location: Hunterville, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand

Date: 2018 (In Progress)

Terrain: Steep

– Hauler Operation
– On completion 8kms roading
– 40 skid sites

“F360 are good operators with a good reputation who know the sector well. We’d known many forest owners in the region who had been burnt before so our diligence on Marcus and F360 showed us they could do what they said they could. We also liked the fact that F360 had always been active supporters in our community by giving back.”


  • Block Size: 600Ha
  • Employed F360 to harvest past blocks
  • Knew and respected F360 Director Marcus Musson
  • 3 blocks with different partners 600Ha syndicate


  • F360 viewed positively and provided a lot of confidence to the decision-making process
  • Deal structure demonstrated F360 flexibility in both capabilities and competencies
  • Agreement was set rate per tonne leaving site/out of gate with 40% deposit upfront
  • Dedication of Director to the job was pivotal in F360 appointment

“Nothing was ever a problem and issues were managed quickly, efficiently and professionally.”

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