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Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

The Logistics of Logistics

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is detailed and complicated. What Is The Food Safety Modernization Act? The Food Safety Modernization Act is the biggest overhaul of food safety oversight in the history of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

The world of logistics is increasingly driven by technology , with artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation among the biggest logistics trends today. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse.

Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

The Logistics of Logistics

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is detailed and complicated. What Is The Food Safety Modernization Act? The Food Safety Modernization Act is the biggest overhaul of food safety oversight in the history of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

The Logistics of Logistics

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is detailed and complicated. What Is The Food Safety Modernization Act? The Food Safety Modernization Act is the biggest overhaul of food safety oversight in the history of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The goal is to make food safer from farm to fork. The law also covers imported food, which now accounts for about 15% of the food consumed in the United States. Create a food safety plan.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Loadstar this week, “Blockchain logistics start-up OpenPort has notified shareholders it is out of funds and intends to proceed with liquidation.” In the meantime, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: U.S.

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EDI: A Key IngrEDIent in the Food Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

If you work in the food and beverage industry, it’s possible you’re not familiar with the wonders of electronic data interchange [EDI]. EDI is transfer of data between computer systems via standardized messaging formats for things such as purchase orders, invoices and shipping documents.

The Smart Logistics Network of the Future: Blockchain in the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Penske Logistics sees potential benefits for its customers operating in the manufacturing, food and beverage sectors, as well as other industries. According to DOT Foods’ Troy Schenk, “Blockchain holds potential, but it is very early to tell what the extent will be.

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Five Keys to Cold Chain Success with Tyler Hildebrand

The Logistics of Logistics

Growing up I worked in lots of warehouses and was very interested in art. As a freelance marketer, I often worked closely with clients in the transportation and logistics space, so I began to understand the business. Enhances food safety and quality. WMS, TMS, documentation.

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Volumes go up but Supply Chain to Stumble at Last Mile at Peak?

BluJay Solutions

So is it likely that the supply chain, having successfully planned and coordinated its sourcing and logistics strategies to ensure that goods arrive in good time to stock warehouses and shelves in anticipation of the predicted strongest peak period in years, will stumble at the last mile?

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The Top 7 Most Popular 3PL Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most popular blog posts of 2014 in each of our main categories with our very first post of 2014 by featuring another area important to Cerasis and the industry: third party logistics. Are We Moving from General Logistics Services Providers to More Specialized?

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25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

From raw materials sourcing to warehouse operations , logistics technology , order fulfillment and beyond, there are dozens of points throughout the supply chain, all of which contribute to overall supply chain efficiency. Warehousing. Warehouse Operations

Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

It is growing much faster than the world’s economy and the rest of the logistics sector. A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain for perishable food products, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals in order to maintain their quality and increase their shelf-life. A cold chain is essential because it: Reduces food loss due to spoilage. Enhances food safety and quality. Balances and manages the supply and demand of food. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

It is growing much faster than the world’s economy and the rest of the logistics sector. A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain for perishable food products, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals in order to maintain their quality and increase their shelf-life. A cold chain is essential because it: Reduces food loss due to spoilage. Enhances food safety and quality. Balances and manages the supply and demand of food. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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Holiday Sales Lead to Further Omni-Channel Growth. But can the Supply Chain Keep Pace?

BluJay Solutions

2011 saw a well-documented series of fulfillment issues from U.S. UK Wal-Mart subsidiary Asda let down around 200 customers in spectacular fashion on December 24, 2012 when distribution center problems led to delays and cancellations to Christmas food orders. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges - to read our hints and tips on avoiding the logistics nightmares we will no doubt begin to read about shortly.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

It is growing much faster than the world’s economy and the rest of the logistics sector. A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain for perishable food products, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals in order to maintain their quality and increase their shelf-life. A cold chain is essential because it: Reduces food loss due to spoilage. Enhances food safety and quality. Balances and manages the supply and demand of food. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

It should come as no surprise that we are running out the clock until Amazon competes with more aspects of the logistics industry. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Warehouse Automation. Self-Service Logistics.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

However, commonly used KPIs used by supply chain executives are usually focused on logistics performance (e.g., It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition.

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Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

And on the subject of sustainability, SCDigest.com covered Walmart’s 2015 Sustainability report : Walmart, the world’s largest corporation, is fresh out with its 2015 sustainability report, the eighth such document it has produced.

What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A Real-World, Food & Bev Example. A food and beverage manufacturer is shipping into a large retailer. For the sake of this example, let’s assume that the driver waits three hours—pretty typical—and is then told to donate the pallet to a food bank.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

It consolidated Cargill’s global animal feed production and strengthened its internal supply chain capacity for food production and processing. It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865.

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Successful TMS Implementations Begin 6 Months Before Project Kick-off

Talking Logistics

It begins with a strategy project that documents the current state process, information, and data flows. Accomplish this through good documentation, which should have started in the pre-implementation projects.

You don’t need a Brexit bunker – streamline your supply chain instead

BluJay Solutions

As Brexit negotiations near their still-uncertain conclusion , stories of remote communities stockpiling food to prepare against a possible interruption of the supply chain have surfaced in the headlines. While that may seem like sensationalism, there is a real concern among importing consumer-facing businesses that a cliff-edge Brexit could lead to supply issues in 2019, in medicine as well as food.

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: Canada Retail Sales Decrease; Is Your Supply Chain a Cyber Threat?

Arkieva

OTTAWA—Canadian retail sales fell unexpectedly in June due to weaker sales at food, beverage, and general merchandise stores. I urged him to take his corporate strategy document and set up a meeting with each profit center manager. How to Cut Costs When Replacing Warehouse Equipment.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

Sports organizers need equipment and outfits; restaurants and hotels need food, bed linens, and hygiene items; and the list goes on. Every country has its own regulations that affect movement of goods — especially foods, seeds, plants, and animal byproducts.

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The Biggest Supply Chain Blunders of 2017

AFFLINK

Indeed, 2017 was plagued by problems within international supply chains, ranging from logistical to unethical. Confronted with a lack of food, clean water, and medicine, this American territory was afflicted with a humanitarian crisis.

Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

About twice a month, companies ask me to review their strategy documents. In Agrosciences is the customer the distributor of seed/additives, the farmer or the downstream purchaser of food products? Shown in Figure 1 is a cost-to-serve analysis from the food industry.

Supply Chain : When a bicycle is better than a Mercedes.

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Food spoiled on the ring road because drivers had consumed their diesel, stocks blocking the warehouses and sales plummeted dramatically. Why the Logistics and Sales people cannot collaborate?” - Asked my GM in a board meeting in which I was replacing my boss. "Do

BrownFlynn and EcoVadis Launch First U.S. EcoVadis Supplier Training

EcoVadis

Providing the right type of supporting documentation for every question. We continue to enhance our overall sustainability efforts throughout West Liberty Foods and we are noticing a range of positive results.

3 Things you Need to Know about Your Supply Chain (Plus an Extra One)

Logistics Bureau

For those CEOs and other execs who don’t know much about supply Chain or logistics management, I’d like to highlight the four key areas to really keep an eye on. They found 30% of their orders leave the warehouse with a negative margin.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The first huge project I was part of at Dell was our transformation from paper documents in the computer boxes for businesses to what we called E-Docs for electronic documentation. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

WILL: Drone development over the past several years has resulted in a variety of applications and more recently use in the inventory and tracking of items in warehouses. The current limitation with drone technology use in warehousing is it’s only a two-dimensional scanner.

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6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

No more UberEats, gym memberships or fast food for her. Better still, she would seek out manufacturers with a documented supply chain; it would sit nicely with her sustainable living Magnolia Sea brand. Introduction.

Countdown to ACE. What do U.S. Customs changes mean for customs brokers and the supply chain as a whole?

BluJay Solutions

For example, data required for other government agencies such as Food Safety and Inspection Service form for the Import Inspection Application for Meat, Poultry & Meat or Poultry Products.

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Tracking the Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Supply Chain @ MIT

Four days after the Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region many have nothing left, they are without food or power and most lost their homes. I have listed several of my usual sources below (note that they do have a logistics angle). Logistics Cluster.

How Supply Chain Strategy Misalignment is Killing Kmart USA

Logistics Bureau

At the next Logistics Bureau Free Executive Breakfast (which will take place in August), I’ll be discussing the alignment of supply chain and business strategy along with eight other important levers for supply chain performance improvement.