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Americold confident in supply chain despite covid shutdown

Victoria Young
Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Victoria Young
Wed, 12 Aug 2020
Cool store operator Americold said it’s not yet concerned about supply chain impacts despite having two of its four Auckland facilities shut by the government after an employee tested positive for covid-19. Richard Winnall, the firm's managing director for New Zealand, said the supply chain should absorb a 48-hour shutdown mandated on Americold’s Mount Wellington and airport precinct facilities and the end-consumer would not notice. “There’s enough product in the extended supply chain that it can deal with it - at this stage employees are...

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