Sugar Industry Accelerate Distribution
Jakarta – Chairman of the Indonesian Refined Sugar Association (AGRI), Suryo Alam, said the refined sugar industry had anticipated ban on trucks that pass through the route of this year’s Lebaran season.
According Suryo, this is done so as not to interfere with the distribution of goods to the consumer. »We have experience in previous years, so we speed up the distribution to anticipate this,” he told Tempo, Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
To anticipate that does not have to pass through an alternative pathway, advancing deliberately distribution industry since four months ago. »We are reminded producers and distributors will be crowded so that distribution is accelerated,” he said.
In addition, said Suryo, manufacturers also limit the time distribution, ie last H-7 and H +10 Lebaran holiday. »Take the items before or after that date. So, we were not at all disturbed, “he said.
Jumbo-sized freight truck more than two axles or a maximum of 16 tons will be prohibited from crossing the route of H-4 to start the first day of Eid on August 8, 2013. The Ministry of Transportation’s decision to reduce congestion flow back and forth in the lane.
“The banned starting H-4 to H +1’s truck laden building materials, paste trucks, tow trucks, container trucks, vans and all kinds of goods more than two axles,” said Head of the Department of Transportation West Java Deddy Taufik some time ago.
However, said Deddy, trucks carrying essential commodities, fuel, and transportation is still tolerable to post back and forth across the line. “But it should only be transported a car two axes. If transported by car or truck more than two axes remain banned,” said Deddy.
Department of Transportation actually suggested banning trucks passing jumbo introduced on the route of H-7. “But, finally the Ministry of Transportation decided to start at H-4. Perhaps for the sake of the stability of the economic distribution as well.”