The final stage of feed pellets at the manufacturing plant is eventually the load-out. In logistics this is a crucial point in the feed-to-farm tract. Fast load-out and accurate planning avoids build-up of stocks. Cooperative feedmiller ForFarmers in The Netherlands invested €8 million in a new load-out and logistic system and the electrical and automation system of the mill in Lochem, The Netherlands.
This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 10, no. 6
Keywords: Load-out, feed transport, bulk truck, contrasets, ForFarmers, route planning, truck loading
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