Fordaq SA to Distribute Trimble’s Collaborative Software for Forestry Transportation and Harvesting Operations in Europe
Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Fordaq SA, a leading online marketplace for wood professionals based in Brussels Belgium, will distribute Trimble's LogForce™ forestry transportation planning software and WoodForce™ planning control system software for harvesting operations in designated European regions. LogForce and WoodForce are key components of Trimble's Connected Forest portfolio. Trimble's Connected Forest delivers leading integrated solutions and services for collecting, communicating and analyzing real-time information across and throughout the forest ecosystem.
"Fordaq's recognized online network of timber merchants aligns well with our distribution strategies," said Ken Moen, general manager for Trimble's Forestry Division. "We believe that collaborating with Fordaq will provide a unique opportunity to leverage an established network to expand Trimble's forestry technology into the European market."
"Fordaq believes in the convergence of online marketplaces with collaborative supply chain software," said Benoit Nieuwenhuys, managing director of Fordaq. "This convergence will enable us to increase the value we provide to our clients. Aligning with Trimble fits well with our strategy to expand our offering of supply chain solutions to the forest industry by partnering with recognized technology leaders."