The Timber Trade Federation has a wealth of knowledge with regard to environmental and technical timber issues. TTF provides a range of services for members, but also offers external consultancy in the following areas:
Policy & Market Advice
TTF can offer advice and information sheets on global timber policies and political developments. Free to members
Supply Chain Management
The TTF has developed a number of risk management tools and information services to support implementation of responsible purchasing policies and codes of conduct. TTF can review a company's current sourcing activities, support the implementation of a comprehensive procurement policy including both internal training for staff and external communication to suppliers and customers. Free to members
Responsible Forest Management
The TTF can support responsible forest management by providing expert advice and access to match funding to enable suppliers to implement step-wise programmes to gain verified legal and sustainable timber. Member discounts
Environmental & Quality Management
The TTF has expertise in implementing ISO process standards such as ISO 14001 Environment, ISO 9001 Quality, OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety.
Chain of Custody
The TTF can help support and offer tools for the implementation of chain of custody standards i.e. FSC and PEFC.
The TTF can undertake training on responsible purchasing policies or other standards. We offer bespoke training courses for a range of clients including buyers and suppliers.