Research leader Chris Chilcott said a lot of the live export supply chains were in areas with sparse road networks © 123RF
Research leader Chris Chilcott said a lot of the live export supply chains were in areas with sparse road networks © 123RF

Inquiry launched into live export supply chain

13 November 2017

Australia’s national science agency said it is analysing the nation's cattle and sheep live export supply chain to identify what creates inefficiencies and critical delays, which increase costs and restrict supply.

The CSIRO, the federal government agency for scientific research in Australia, said the analysis would identify current and potential bottlenecks across the supply chain—from property to export depot, export port and overseas receiving port.

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