FOMS is a truly independent forestry company without the conflicts of interest and overheads associated with the corporate forest companies and processing plant owners. The company is managed on a day to day basis by its executive directors and shareholders who are all hands-on in the business. Decisions are made in the best interest of the forest owners with a view to providing for the best possible net return while maintaining high levels of forest stewardship.
FOMS has a very good working relationship with relevant local authorities and are primary suppliers to many sawmills in the economic vicinity of the forests.
FOMS are extremely well placed in terms of staff experience and ability, contractor base and market penetration to provide the highest level of service and financial return possible from their forest estate.
Due to FOMS significant forest operations in the North Island, in particular, the company has a very sound and diverse base of harvesting, construction, log cartage and silvicultural tending companies under contract. This enables flexibility and the ability to benchmark operational costs in and between regions.
FOMS have the scale, experience and market penetration to provide an excellent forest management service. FOMS are uncompromised and provide fully transparent sales methods and a real focus on providing the best possible forest management service.
For export log sales, FOMS have a strong relationship with TPT – (https://www.tptforests.com) – who are the largest exporter of softwood in the world. TPT provide FOMS clients with an excellent market spread, strong supply chain efficiencies, market knowledge and insight. Domestically, FOMS sells to logs all sawmills in the economic vicinity of forests we manage. In all cases sales are managed to ensure the best possible nett return to owners.