The guide outlines best practices for handling cattle during transport and in the design and construction of transportation facilities in Indonesia. The guide covers livestock transport on land and at sea in Indonesia, from sourcing cattle through to discharge at their final destination. The guide focuses on and is relevant to both local and imported breeder or slaughter cattle and applies whenever transport may occur within Indonesia throughout the supply chain from ports through to farms, feedlots and abattoirs and everywhere in between.
The study is a rapid analysis of (1) the international supply chain delivering live cattle to the port in Lampung and onwards to feedlots and abattoirs; and (2) the domestic supply chain transporting live cattle from farms in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) to ports in Java and onwards to feedlots The study comprised a literature review, on-the-ground observations and meetings with key stakeholders, with a focus on improving handling, logistics and animal welfare. Key findings and recommendations include key insights on an assessment of the macro supply chain environment; constraints to the supply chain; and recommendations relating to supply chain and logistics on capital expenditure, operational improvements, as well as regulation and compliance.