n Transport World Africa - Standardised numbering for fresh produce : perishables

Volume 4, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1684-7946


Extracted from text ... perishables The standardised coding system for local fresh produce is gaining popularity and brings South African freshproduce logistics in line with global counterparts. The new numbering system will facilitate ease of identification, tracking and reporting of goods, making it easier for exporters and their clients to manage inventories. The South African fresh-produce industry is a high-cost, low-profit industry. It is hugely fragmented, regulated by 59 governmental Acts ranging from labour and land to conservation, marketing, hygiene and multiple other issues. It also frequently requires stakeholders who grow and prepare fresh produce to contribute financially in order to conform with ..

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