Agribusiness in Australia can be a very challenging business environment given the harsh and varying climatic conditions that companies in Australia are required to handle. From the high’s of a record crop size of 1.7 million tonnes, to the low’s of 300 000 tonnes and the worst drought in 100 years within a two year period. These are some of the extremes that SunRice has had to manage in recent times, at the same time being able to achieve a record per tonne paddy return to growers. How has SunRice been able to successfully and effectively manage the business to ensure the ongoing success of the company? (more…)
Phil Heenan, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD, CS&OP.
Phil Heenan has been educating and coaching practitioners in companies throughout the Asia Pacific region and working with the S&OP creators from around the world since 1985 showing organisations how to increase profits by attaining best practice in S&OP and Supply Chain Management.
He is a contributing author to the Handbook of Supply Chain & Logistics Management and S&OP Best Practices book. He was the first person in Australia to receive the CS&OP and the first person in Victoria to receive Class A MRPII.