Strategic Sourcing and Trading

Strategic Sourcing
and Trading

In addition to managing its own human food and animal feed product categories, Al Dahra is heavily involved in strategic sourcing of key commodities on behalf of its customers and global trading.

The key attributes that differentiate Al Dahra and contribute to position the group as a key strategic sourcing and trading partner are:

  • Market intelligence and knowledge of the different supply markets, origins and spot markets
  • Strategic sourcing and procurement optimization capabilities with internally dedicated teams
  • Global and timely visibility of stock positions at various origins and consolidation hubs
  • Established long-term agreements and relations with preferred international suppliers
  • Negotiating powers leveraging the group trading volumes; hence minimizing risks and costs
  • Efficiency and economy of scale on overall logistics operations and movement of goods
  • Hedging strategies and mitigation strategies against prices and exchange rates fluctuations