Analysis of Transport & Logistics in Latin American Food Banks



Transporte y logística en los bancos de alimentos de América Latina y El Caribe

Transportationand Logistics in Latin American and Caribbean Food Banks

Transporte e logística nos bancos de alimentos da América Latina do Caribe

In this practical workshop we will discuss the importance of transport in a food bank’s supply chain. We will discuss how trends and different performance measures influence the decision to purchase, lease or outsource cargo vehicles for operations. We will show you what to focus on to make strategic decisions and what type of information you need to produce optimal results. We will invite you to perform practical activities with your fellow attendees so that you will take away workable actions that you can immediately implement in your logistics operations to improve efficiencies.


  • Ana Catalina Suárez Peña, Latin America Regional Director, GFN, Colombia


  • Chris Mejía Argueta, Director, MIT SCALE Network – Latin America, Founder & Director, MIT Food and Retail Operations Lab, USA
  • Oscar Téllez, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Haute Ecole de Commerce (HEC) Liège, Belgium

This workshop is primarily tailored for food banks in Latin America, but is open to anyone.

This workshop will be conducted in Spanish with translation into English available.

This session will be on the record and a video recording will be available for viewing following the event.


9:00 am - 10:30 am



Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 20-Jan-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am