A decision by Cargo 2000 members to publish more data on their
individual performances will help food processors better determine
how good of a service they are getting in exporting their products
A graphic database system to revolutionise the management and
communication of port operations in order to save time and reduce
costs could help food manufacturers and suppliers save millions,
writes Anthony Fletcher.
Tightening freight capacity and rising fuel prices have forced food
companies to rethink how they deliver value to the enterprise, how
they plan transportation loads, and how they measure and motivate
Surging freight rates are causing an increasing number of problems
for food companies sourcing wheat. One example of this is that
Asian processors are now increasingly turning to Australian wheat
producers for help.