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Produce Inventory Management for Consignments – The Distributor’s Achilles’ Heel

Filled under DRC, PACA on May 7, 2012 - no comments .

The major part of produce shipped to the United States from Latin America is shipped on consignment.  The US importer receives the produce, sells it and charges the exporter a commission for his services.  In our experience, the handling of produce inventory by produce importers remains among the most common reasons for losses in and claims upon produce consignments. One important issue is that both produce importers and exporters must monitor the handling of inventories