Supply Chain Management
Wholesale distributors play a key role in the food system by purchasing, aggregating, and transporting large volumes of food and distributing it to their customers. Distributors typically sell to one or more of the following groups:
Sustainability standards and initiatives can achieve greater impact by fully engaging those involved at each stage of agri-food production.
This is the first in a series of manuals on small-scale food processing, compiled by contributors from several developing countries. Intended as a practical guide for people starting or operating a food business, it covers a range of topics including: hygiene, equipment, product testing, suppliers and retailers, and financial, production and staff management.
Every year foreign businesses purchase billions of dollars worth of U.S. agricultural products. Exporting any product involves many people, numerous transactions, and critical paper work. Attending to the details can make or break an export venture.
Para incursionar con éxito en los mercados internacionales, las empresas exportadoras tienen que asegurarse de entregar el pedido correcto, cumplir con las especificaciones y la calidad solicitadas y ajustarse a los tiempos acordados. Esto se puede lograr con un buen desempeño logístico. En efecto, un buen desempeño logístico permite: