Andrew has 48 years of experience in the European pulse trade and is one of the lead architects of the GPC Pulses Contact. Jeff Van Pevenage is the President and CEO of Columbia Grain Intl. LLC and an early adopter of the contract. In this interview, Andrew and Jeff highlight the benefits that come from using the GPC Pulses Contract. Andrew discusses the features that make it tailor-made for the pulse trade, while Jeff shares how the contract has helped Colombia Grain’s pulse business.
0:11 Andrew and Jeff, can you tell us about your companies, your positions there and how you got involved in the pulse industry?
2:10 Andrew, why is a trade contract specifically for pulses needed?
4:14 Jeff, you were one of the early adopters of the GPC Pulses Contract. Can you tell us why?
5:15 Jeff, what do you hope will be the result of widespread use of the GPC Pulses Contract?
7:15 Andrew, can you explain the disciplinary procedures for defaults?
8:18 How are disciplinary actions communicated?
9:13 Will there be new versions of the GPC Pulses Contract?
9:49 What is next for the Contracts Committee?Andrew Jacobs / Jeff Van Pevenage / AGT Poortman / Columbia Grain International / GPC Pulses Contract