Review of Australian Dairy company supplier relationships and attitudes


Burra Foods Pty Ltd, Victoria, Australia is a dairy ingredient processing company sourcing high quality fresh milk from a small farmer supply base, primarily in south-east Victoria.

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The client as part of a review of supply chain relationships wanted to seek ways to strengthen supplier relationships and supplier profitability, including a better understanding of key farm system drivers that influence farmer needs when selecting dairy company payment system options.

Description of the project

Design, implement attitudinal questionnaire and face-to-face interviews, combining qualitative and quantitative aspects of supplier motivations and intentions

The survey was stratified across the supply base; and included behaviour drivers relating to productivity, profitability, risk management, market & partner communication.

Make recommendations made to Burra  via discussion with management team and written report.

High level planning

October 2013 – March 2014

The AgriBusiness Group’s role and contact

  • Role: Project design, conduct interviews, written report and discussions with Burra management
  • Key Contact: Geoff Dunham

Published on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014, under International, Latest Projects

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