The major aims of this project centred around building capacity in protected cropping
systems, trialling these systems with tomatoes and cucumbers in Vietnam and
introducing farmers and other supply chain partners to these systems. As such, the
emphasis was never intended to be on improving supply chains, merely examining
current vegetable supply chains and determining the major problems. This milestone
was added to the project after the original design and in-fact was extracted from
another CARD project and added into this project.
THE PRESIDENT OF LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
and Vice President Lyndon Johnson agreed to end
Lockheed’s workforce segregation on May 25, 1961.
Looking back, this contract, which was announced with great
fanfare at the White House, signified far more than the public
acknowledgment of systematic racial segregation in employment.
It illustrated the leading role that prominent corporations
were beginning to embrace by hiring and promoting the
widest range of workers in this country.
For an operator, the ability to make changes in the network quickly and efficiently is essential
to reach its service and revenue goals. One potentially high-risk area in any network project
is supply-chain and distribution management. The on-time availability of both major and
minor materials for a network project is essential to keep costs down and the schedule on
track. Material management poses a number of liabilities for many operators, including: