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Whether you need one consultant or a battery of experts . . . Whether you need just a little advice or long-term assistance . . . We can furnish the expertise to help you find creative solutions to difficult problems, assemble & analyze important technical information, plan & develop new timber opportunities, and manage critical projects efficiently and economically. Specific services include:

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Timber Cruising, Inventory & Appraisal. If you are buying, selling, or managing timber or timberland, we can give you reliable estimates of timber volume and value. Our precise computerized summaries and comprehensive narrative descriptions will furnish you with a wealth of useful information about the timber. Our reports will give you the essential data you need for things like timber acquisitions & timber sales, investment analysis, financial planning, estate settlement, trespass or damage claims, casualty loss offset, land exchange, right-of-way acquisition, dispute determination, and managerial decision.

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Timber Resource Analysis & Feasibility Study. If you are contemplating development, acquisition, or expansion of a forest-based business, we can create a comprehensive resource analysis and detailed feasibility study. We will investigate all the factors affecting long-term timber supply and give you a complete breakdown of available timber volumes, procurement costs, competition, markets, physical conditions, and other key factors you are likely to encounter. With our exhaustive research you will have all the essential information necessary for your evaluation of the project. 

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Business Plans & Projections. When you have decided to proceed with a project, we can help you develop a complete business plan & financial projections suitable for presentation to prospective investors and lenders as well as for start-up and management of the enterprise. Our business plans include a concise Executive Summary; exhaustive analyses of the Company, Industry, Target Markets, Marketing & Sales Strategy, Operations, Management & Organization, Long-term Development & Exit Strategy; detailed Financial Projections; and Supporting Data. All information is provided in hard copy and on diskette.

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Start-up Management, Training & Development. When you are beginning a new endeavor, we can help you expedite the start-up process. We will organize your timber operations to run at maximum efficiency. We will initiate your timber procurement, harvesting, contracting, marketing, scaling, accounting, and administrative procedures. We will help you recruit and train new personnel. And we will insure a smooth transition to management by your permanent staff.

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Technical Studies. When you need answers to complex timber-related questions, we will do the investigative research, collect and analyze the data, and present practical solutions to your most perverse problems. 

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Crisis Resolution. When the worst happens, you can put your timber-related problem in our hands. We will take charge. We will ask the hard questions, negotiate and arbitrate on your behalf, and help you take corrective action to resolve the problem in your best interest. 

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Procurement & Marketing. If your business is buying or selling timber or logs or other forest products, we can find timber for you to buy as well as customers for your products. 

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Logging Management. When you have an active logging operation, we can manage the job to your satisfaction. We will plan, organize, and supervise the logging to meet your production goals and to attain maximum utilization of the timber. We will insure that logging complies with best management practices, environmental regulations, and the timber sale agreement. 

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Timberland Management & Timber Sales. If you own timberland, we can analyze your options, develop alternative plans, and manage your timber to achieve your objectives. We will market merchantable timber, negotiate contracts, prepare timber sales, and supervise the logging to insure your financial interests and to protect the value of your assets. 

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Negotiation & Arbitration. When you are buying or selling timber or logs, we can negotiate on your behalf to get the best possible deal for you. We will help you draft technical contract language (for your attorney's review) to protect your interests. If you find yourself at an impasse while attempting to resolve a disagreement, we can help you reach an equitable settlement. We can also mediate timber-related disputes as a neutral arbiter.

"Serving your timber management needs worldwide"
E-mail: contact@hawkins-associates-inc.com





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