Export Logistics for Fresh and Processed Products

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Logistics now refers to procedures that range from the procurement of raw materials to the delivery of end-products to consumers, and includes the planning process, implementation, and integration. In other words, it covers everything from the planning of production, to packaging and packing, transportation, inventory management, processing of purchase orders, and information management throughout the entire supply chain, with the aim of making products available to consumers rapidly, economically, and reliably.
To participate successfully in international markets, export firms must ensure that they deliver the correct order, comply with agreed to specifications and quality, and deliver their products on time.

  • Packaging and packing
  • The international transport of goods
    • International modes of transport
    • Selecting the mode of transport
    • Quotations and rates
    • Incoterms
  • Preparing the shipment
    • Packing
    • The loading process
  • The costs of logistics
  • Related activities
    • Customs
    • Insurance
  • Timetable of shipping logistics
Daniel Rodríguez Sáenz
Connie Cruz
Frank Lam
Inter–American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)