Currently the coop is only achieving limited scale economies through collaboration. However the aspiration is to pool harvesting and marketing rights to get the benefits of being able to guarantee continuity of supply over several years and spread income on an equitable basis also across time. As the article explains, the forestry cooperative concept is nascent in New Zealand. Currently there is only one, the WFCF, but it is known that there are 15000 forest owners who would potentially benefit from forming coops.