The short guide gives an overview of the current capacities of the different timber tracking tools. The only way to be sure that a wood (product) at the end of the supply chain is what the documents say it is, is to check the inherent wood characteristics that can reveal species and geographic identity. There is an increasing interest to bring clarity into complexity of the global timber supply chains. Depending on the question, one method will be more suitable than the other. The infogram wants to guide here and inform on the different possibilities offered for the different identification requests. The guide links to a list of experts in timber tracking.