Business Continuity for Coronavirus
At Cargill Australia we are actively managing our business to continue operating as usual to avoid disruption to our customers whilst also managing the safety, health and wellbeing of our workforce. Our customers are one of our major priorities and we want to ensure you are informed at this time.
We are fortunate in Australia to have learnt from our Cargill colleagues in other parts of the world who have experienced the coronavirus outbreak before us. They have managed the situation well and have continued to run with minimal interruption, including in China where plants continued to operate. While the virus has moved to Europe, the majority of our Asian colleagues are again operating as per usual.
In Australia, all of our facilities are continuing to operate, including our oil and crush facilities and our storage and handling and logistics operations. We have introduced precautionary measures to ensure we minimise the exposure risk to the virus including additional health and hygiene practices, temperature screening and the cessation of guests visiting the facilities. Essential engagement with third parties, including contractors and drivers, is continuing subject to the precautions mentioned above.
Our corporate team are well positioned to work remotely given our technology. For some time we have stopped international travel and for now we are not travelling domestically, except when absolutely required. Our services to our customers by our office staff are unchanged and we do not expect any reduction in services levels.
We will continue to monitor the situation and make any changes necessary to manage the situation and to ensure continuity of our business and yours. We will keep you informed if there are any changes. For now, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
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