Industry Improvement & Economic Analysis

As an industry we continually look for ways to reduce costs. We operate in a competitive global market place. Continually researching and implementing cost efficiency projects has a major impact on the long term operational viability of Australian Manufacturing.

Cost initiatives can also provide improved quality product through reduced raw material handling, as an example.

Report
Jan 10, 2017
The objective for this project was to improve the welfare of cattle immediately before and during the event of slaughter at commercial abattoirs. There is growing pressure from consumers, regulators...
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Dec 8, 2016
This report outlines the economic impact of red meat processing facilities in a number of regions around Australia as well as providing estimates of the impact on the individual State economies and ...
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May 22, 2016
Australia exports vacuum packed (VP) meat cuts to more than 100 countries, relying on the cold chain during the air or sea voyage to get product to market. The present project followed 200 consignme...
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May 4, 2016
A study has been undertaken on how the shelf life of vacuum packed beef and lamb primals from Australia to distant markets is influenced by conditions during shipping with Terms of Reference (ToRs) ...
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Mar 26, 2015
SAGE was assigned to undertake a brief research to gain an understanding of the current issues within the red meat industry and evaluate whether any solutions in other industries may be modified, ad...
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Feb 3, 2015
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) sought to identify the key issues associated with the employment of casual staff in the red meat processing industry and identify the true costs and ...
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May 30, 2014
Given the number of french racking R&D proposals and projects that have either been invested previously, or that are currently under consideration, it was evident that a review of 1) industry ne...
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May 30, 2014
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) commissioned a study designed to provide a predictive model (and tool design) for firm level cost benefit assessment of the purchase and implementati...
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May 1, 2014
Value adding is one of the key ways in which to deliver increased value per head back to processors through diversifying meat based products to increase choices to end-users thus stimulating de...
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May 1, 2014
The Value Adding Capability Tool is a means for a company to determine “where we want to be” in relation to “where we currently are”. The purpose of the Capability Tool ...
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Mar 23, 2012
This report describes the findings and recommendations of a project carried out by Occum Enterprises Pty Ltd from June 2011 to February 2012. As described in the research agreement between the two o...
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