There's a couple of business philosophies that you often hear people going on about: Being agile – able to change direction whenever necessary (or whenever an opportunity present itself), for one….
And another: Operating a business that is all things to all people in its line of work. No BS – a true one-stop-shop.
In its own quiet way, Dargaville's Douglas Logging has gradually, progressively and creatively taken its chances – one opportunity at a time…..
To turn what started out as a small earthmoving contracting business into what is now an impressively-diverse specialist logging operation – involved in harvesting logs, forwarding them, processing them, loading them onto on-highway logtrucks (on super-skids it's created), and carting them to the port or the sawmill.