Bellis Fruit Bars Don*t Grow on Trees!

Report
Produced by the
South Australian Freight Council
with special thanks to TDTSA, Ian
Lovell & Bellis Fruit Bars.
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Definition:
Any sequence of events involved in the production
and distribution of a product.
Who is involved in the process?
 Suppliers
 Manufacturers
 Transport & Logistics
 Distributors/ reseller
 Retailers
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How many events do you think take place in the
Supply Chain of a Bellis Fruit Bar?
Orchard
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Fruit
picked
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Forklift
transfer
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Stage 1: Fruit Processing
Truck 
Processing
plant 
Fruit is
Graded,
washed,
sorted &
dried
Dried
fruit
packed
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Loading
Dock 
Empty
Container
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Documents

Truck
collects
container
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Stage 2: Seafreight Export Logistics
Container
Terminal

Container
placed in
stack &
loaded onto
ship
Ship
voyage 
Container
arrives in
Australia

Customs
and
Quarantine
cleared 
Container
delivered
to
warehouse

Empty
container
returned
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Stage 3: Seafreight Import Logistics
Dried
fruit
arrives
at Bellis
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Recorded

Warehouse
storage
Fruit
bars
made

Wrapped
and
boxed 
Product
packed

Moved to
warehouse

Order
received &
processed

Stage 4: Manufacturing & Warehousing
Moved to
dispatch
area 
Product
loaded
onto
truck 
Distributor
Unload
pallets

warehouse

Stock
recorded

Order
received &
processed

Picked
&
packed

Loaded
onto
truck

Delivery
to retail
store 
Bars are
purchased

Stage 5: Distributor, Retailer & Consumer Logistics
Taken
to your
house

Your
lunch
box!
What other sorts of products go through a
supply chain?
What do all of these jobs have in common?
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Warehouse Manager
Store person
Forklift Driver
Truck Driver
Diesel Mechanic
Dispatch/Receivals Clerk
Cartage Coordinator
Stevedore
Seafarer (Ship’s Officer)
Crane Operator
Customs Officer
Quarantine Officer
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Train Driver
Rail Terminal Planner
Rail Track Worker
Purchasing Officer
Customs Broker
Import/Export Coordinator
Documentation Clerk
Airline Operations Officer
Supply Chain Analyst
Cold Chain Specialist
Transport Engineer
Pilot (Marine & Air)
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Aaron Barty- Transpacific Cleanaway (Age 21)
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Industry Profile
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Completed SACE 2008
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John Sorrenti- Pacific National Rail (Age 30)
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Completed SACE 1998
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Terminal Operations Manager in 2005
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Industry Profile
Aleisha MacFarlane- SA Freight Council (Age 28)
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Completed SACE 2000
Bachelor of International Studies completed 2004
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Customs Agency Services, Import Operator 2008
Joined SA Freight Council 2010, Project Officer
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