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.
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