Forestry fairs 2019

Creative Optimization attended SkogsElmia and Skogsnolia 2019During the summer, Creative Optimization participated in the fairs SkogsElmia and Skogsnolia giving us an opportunity to showcase Creative Optimization among current customers and potential new customers. We demonstrated the two products Timbertrail and Woodflow and new business opportunities were created.“It has been a [...]

July 1, 2019|

Mellanskog selects Woodflow

Mellanskog starts using Woodflow AnalyzerMellanskog has choosed to start using Woodflow Analyzer. Woodflow Analyzer will fulfil the function of continuously monitoring transports and provide a KPI value for transport efficiency. This is also a starting point to include decision support system and optimization in the supply chain at Mellanskog. The [...]

March 21, 2019|

New project in biomass

Model development for optimal biomass extractionThere is a growing demand of renewable bioenergy from forests in Sweden. Studies show that increased biomass extraction from the forest is possible without jeopardizing environmental goals or sustainability. One key to minimizing the risk is better planning throughout the forest supply chain.Starting now Creative [...]

January 1, 2019|

Sydved selects Woodflow

Sydved selects Woodflow for transportation planningSydved is the latest company to select Woodflow for planning and analysis of wood procurement and transportation. Sydved will use both Optimizer and Analyzer to become more efficient in transportation planning.About SydvedSydved is a forestry company in southern Sweden that annually procures approximately 5 million [...]

December 4, 2018|

New project with Sydved

Optimizing routes in forest operationsTimbertrail is a new project starting now. The purpose of the project is to develop a field-adapted application that identifies optimal driving routes for forest machines when harvesting. Information about soil moisture, slope, forest density, weather, etc. is used together with an optimization model to calculate [...]

September 1, 2018|

Woodflow UX released

Visualize and analyze with Woodflow UXA new edition of Woodflow is the user interface Woodflow UX. Woodflow UX is an intuitive graphical interface for the Optimizer and Analyzer modules. Woodflow UX has functions for loading and validating data, optimization settings and result interpretation via maps and tables.End-user focus in the [...]

February 15, 2017|

Woodflow used at SLU

Woodflow used in education at SLUStarting this year, Woodflow will be used for educational purposes at the forester program at SLU in Umeå. Woodflow will be used in a part of the course Industrial supply strategy and will showcase how decision support systems can help forestry companies in logistical activities. [...]

December 13, 2016|

New project in agriculture logistics

Energy efficiency in agriculture logisticsCreative Optimization will participate in the project: Energy efficiency of agricultural logistics as a partner to RISE. The overall goal of the project is to make agricultural use of energy more efficient for transports by investigating: Exchange of arable land, logistics planning system, key figures and [...]

December 2, 2016|

New project with EFFORTE

Creative Optimization participates in the EFFORTE projectEFFORTE project is started. The project is coordinated by the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) and includes 23 partners from five countries. EFFORTE has received funding from Bio Based Industries within the framework of the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The project [...]

October 3, 2016|

Woodflow Analyzer released

Introducing a new way to calculate transport efficiencyWoodflow Analyzer is the new module for Woodflow. Analyzer is an advanced tool for transport monitoring. By using information about real transports and comparing these with an optimal solution of the same volumes, Analyzer calculates the transport efficiency. The optimization is flexible and [...]

January 1, 2016|

Woodflow Optimizer released

Creative Optimization releases Woodflow optimizerWoodflow Optimizer is a powerful tool for both timber flow planning and advanced scenario analyses based on different logistics conditions. Examples of different scenarios are varied demand among recipients, different supply volumes, different truck types, new terminals, production stops, timber exchange and more. Optimizer considers a [...]

October 1, 2015|

Biomap released

Creative Optimization releases the free to use tool BiomapBiomap is a web application that shows which system for decomposition and transport of forest fuel that is most cost-effective depending on the harvesting site location, receiver / heating plant, assortment and terminal alternatives. The results clearly illustrate not only which system [...]

January 1, 2015|