Australian Global Imports – Factors Impacting The Domestic Supply Chain

GRDC - Paul Lomax (Agrichem)

Type: Research Paper
Knowledge level: Advanced

Farm Table says:

The authors of this paper note in the conclusion: "Conservatism in forecasting or no forecasting at all combined with periods of low demand that are reversed quickly, whilst being connected to a ‘Just In Time’ domestic delivery mentality, do not work within the framework of an import (indent) market timeline!" Please access the full paper via the link below if this research interests you.

The take home messages from this GRDC funded research are below. Please access the full paper via the link below for methodology, references, acknowledgements and discussion.

Take home messages from the paper include:

  • Many factors are at play in getting agricultural products to our farms in a timely manner.
  • Being prepared and forecasting product requirements three to four months in advance reduces risk of shortfall in product supply.

2020 - Australia - GRDC - Paul Lomax (Agrichem)
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