The Transport Cost Model is a downloadable Excel spreadsheet model which can be used to calculate the transportation cost of a 10kg bag of potatoes. Producers can enter their own data into the yellow blocks. Comparative figures for a “7-axle interlink” are also indicated.
Potatoes South Africa
Potatoes South Africa is a non-profit company incorporated under the South African Companies Act No 71 of 2008 whose main objective is to serve, protect and promote the interests of the South African potato industry.
In terms of its role in the potato industry, Potatoes South Africa operates as an organisation and its structure represents a network of participating role players and individuals who have the development and competitiveness of the industry at heart.