Manitoba farmers are highly dependent on a well functioning and responsive infrastructure network that meets their current needs.
KAP will continue to advocate that these recommendations be implemented and that further improvements be made that would benefit the supply chain.
Railways, highways and flood infrastructure are key components that contribute to the success of Manitoba agriculture.
Farmers have seen the impact that natural disasters, labour strikes, overseas conflicts and a global pandemic has had on the movement of commodities into regional and global markets. It is critical that both levels of government implement policies that enhance competitiveness, create efficiencies and foster increased capacity within the supply chain.
The National Supply Chain Task Force released its final report that recommended numerous avenues (e.g., interswitching radius expansion) that would improve Canada’s supply chain network.