Our container yard is located in Santo Tomas, just beside our field office. Here we process the loading of most of our customer orders. The container yard was completed in 2012 and fits all our needs to process our premium quality fruits .Having enough space for our streamlined workflow was one of our most needed requirements while building up the area. It resulted in a highly flexible working area with the ability to process several container trucks at the same time.
During the early daytime the container yard is mostly quiet. Action starts in the afternoon when the processed fruits arrive the yard in perfectly fresh condition. Several hands are now in service to make sure that the cold chain isn’t interrupted anymore. This is one reason why we have the finest quality of bananas, we don’t waste time. Systemized organization takes place to guarantee that our exported fruits leave our compound in the best possible condition.
At the container yard, another measure of quality control is done. A number of boxes from every delivery truck is sampled. This sampling is a very integral part of our quality control and is done always, without a single exception. The previous successful deliveries to our customers and the given satisfied feedback boosted the knowledge that our process management is working very well. Additionally, permanent advanced training for our employees is done since constant
knowledge update and trainings are requirements for securing quality in all our processes.very well. Additionally, permanent advanced training for our employees is done since constant knowledge update and trainings are requirements for securing quality in all our processes. After the sampling of the boxes, those with positive results are loaded to the container. Once the container is full, it is sent to the container yard in Davao where it is plugged in to maintain the controlled
temperature while waiting for the vessel departure.