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Logistics - Medfel 2013


Tomatoes: the winning strategy of the Aurora co-operative in Sicily - 04/23/2013 - Christiane Navas

ITALY. Strength through union! Tomato producers in Pachino, Sicily, put this motto into practice when they launched the Aurora cooperative in the 1970s. For the last twelve years it has enabled them to penetrate export markets.

Morocco: work to be done on pooling transport and logistics - 04/23/2013 - M. El Khayat, international expert

As fruit and vegetables are perishable, it is hard for individual producers to independently manage their logistics ”.   In Morocco's fruit...

"Doing more with less" - 04/23/2013 - Xavier Hua, ECR France

ECR France is a joint trade and industry body for the food and non-food branches of the fast-moving consumer goods sector. Its mission is to define and promote good practice and codes of good conduct in relations between manufacturers and retailers.

Seetfel: digitalisation in pooling - 04/23/2013 - Guilhem de Nucé, B2B at SESIN

Each actor in the supply chain can make significant productivity gains when the information required for document exchanges is pooled. ” The...

The Morocco Fruit Board - 04/23/2013 - Christelle Marot, CASABLANCA

An example of the sharing of resources in Morocco's citrus and early fruit and vegetable sector.

Rungis wholesalers still not yet ready to collaborate on logistics - 04/23/2013 - Nathalie Bureau du Colombier, MARSEILLE

What view do the retailers and wholesalers of Rungis International Market take of the downstream sharing of the means of transporting fruit and vegetables? In a sector ruled by intense competition, individual interests take precedence, even if it means trucks travelling half empty!
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