Swiss «date wood» with digital proof of origin

Swiss «date wood» with digital proof of origin Date wood app

Date wood with proof of origin
"We are the platform that digitizes the cycle of the resource wood. In addition to building regional networks, we are committed to promoting Swiss wood, regional value creation as well as sustainability." Tracking of stemwood from harvesting site, through the whole supply chain to end costumer done with mobile app and blockchain technology.
Capture tree location with app
Capturing tree location and cutting date with app

The proof of origin of wood fulfils a customer need. End customers are increasingly demanding regional products.

With the app-based solution from, the origin of wood can be tracked and verified from the forest through processing to the end customer.

The origin and cutting date of timber components can be documented and verified, particularly for building construction.

Wooden house
Type of wood
Origin of wood
Mobilization Potential
> 10'000 m³ for Switzerland
Kind of wood concerned
Logs and wood products
Sustainability Potential
Promotion of improved forest management (IFM) and regional use of resources
Impact on environment & biodiversity

Short transport routes
Sustainable wood production

Ease of implementation
Simple implementation
Economic impact
Added value for the wood value chain
Job effect
Preservation and creation of regional jobs
Income effect
higher margin
Specific knowledge needed
Costs of implementation ( Euro - € )
500.00 €
Key prerequisites

Customer sensibilization needed
Mobile app needed in supply chain

Harvesting, infrastructure, logistics
date wood origin tracability
Challenge addressed
5.- Enhance economic and environmental performance of forest supply chains
Type of solution
Traceability tools
Digital solution
Country of origin
Scale of application
Start and end year
2022 - 2023
Contact data
Owner or author
References and Resources
Project under which this factsheet has been created
Rosewood 4.0