TOC CSC Americas Speakers Chime In On Ships, Cost Efficiency

Hernan De Mezerville is Logistic Operations Manager, Caribbean & Central America for food giant Kraft Foods. He speaks in the session on Perishable Cargo Trade Trends & the Impact for Regional Logistics & Transport as part of the TOC Cold Chain stream.

Q: In current market conditions what do you see as the main challenges to successfully executing the logistics chain?

A: Based on current conditions, with Brazil slowing down and the changing environment for the rest of Latin America, our main focus will be supply chain simplification, supporting cost control targets, and route-to-market new options, guiding our commercial department in new ways to reach customers. Also, top management is not only requesting cost controls but also high productivity targets, moving the P&L line of shipping expenses savings to improve margins.

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