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Elders Pastoral Distribution

Elders Pastoral Distribution In Australia the agricultural industry is experiencing majortrading difficulties. The project reported here was undertaken toinvestigate means of streamlining the operation of a major nationalsupplier of farm input products with the objective of decentralisedselling with centralised costeffective support services and nationallycentralised order processing. The preliminary logistics audit isdescribed including supply chain analysis, inventory management, orderprocessing and freightdistribution. Analysis of this led to detailedrecommendations. The many recommendations were implemented by thecompany during the year of the projects lifetime a signalsuccess http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0960-0035
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000000381
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Abstract

In Australia the agricultural industry is experiencing majortrading difficulties. The project reported here was undertaken toinvestigate means of streamlining the operation of a major nationalsupplier of farm input products with the objective of decentralisedselling with centralised costeffective support services and nationallycentralised order processing. The preliminary logistics audit isdescribed including supply chain analysis, inventory management, orderprocessing and freightdistribution. Analysis of this led to detailedrecommendations. The many recommendations were implemented by thecompany during the year of the projects lifetime a signalsuccess

Journal

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1991

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