The increasingly rapid pace of technology in the forestry industry is something to behold. Life is never boring in the logging business, but the rapid advancement of technology makes the times we live in very exciting. In this first issue of April, Logging-on continues to bring information on the progress of these new technologies. Cat gives as overview of the increasing use of electrification in modern and future machines. Scania give us a glimpse of their new C-me vest, which is designed to improve the safety of truck drivers when they leave the cab. John Deere continues to refine their telematics service offering and have released positive news that customer affordability has increased with a subscription price reduction for their JDLink products. In other news, Logset makes a bold statement regarding the importance of the North and South American logging machine markets by starting a new subsidiary that will be based in Canada. Finally, we cover the Nokian involvement in the Scania truck driver competition.
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