Despite the practicality of processed food, there has been a rise in the demand for fresh food such as fruits, vegetables, fish, sea food, meat, dairy, and others in the past years due to the benefit they bring to our health. Nonetheless, they demand special temperature handling to avoid spoilage as they are perishable.
The demand for essential articles has skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic. In view of this unprecedented situation, when the delivery of goods has become more rlevant than ever before, having safe transportation units with adequate maintenance is a real necessity.
The large number of processes in supply chains turn them susceptible to risks, which can be mitigated and avoided through prevention and action plans. Even though it requires a coordinated effort between the logistics, purchasing, legal, compliance, and finance departments to achieve this, it is also necessary to establish a culture of prevention throughout the whole company.