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Cost per tonne

Cost per tonne =

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Total Cost ($)


Total Production

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What is cost per tonne?

Simply put, cost per tonne is the total cost of your logging operation divided by your total production.

The concept is easily represented as a mathematical equation: Cost per tonne = Total Cost ($) ÷ Total Production (tonne)

Calculating cost per tonne

Unfortunately, the process leading up to plugging numbers into this simple formula can be complex and daunting. So how do you figure out what your costs and production really are?

Discover more. Find out why calculating your cost per tonne is important and how to calculate both your total cost and production by clicking the links below.