The Five Ts of the Global Food Supply Chain

The Network Effect

by Sean Crossey The global food supply chain brings us exotic fresh foods from around the world. The post The Five Ts of the Global Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Foodservice The Network Effect food restaurant supply chainBut the challenges.

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Special Report: Food Safety and the Supply Chain

Ryder Exchange

If the new Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) can be summarized in a single phrase, it will transform the food supply chain from reactive to proactive – preventing food safety problems rather than reacting to them after they occur.

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A Guest Viewpoint- Procurement Impact of the Amazon-Whole Foods Acquisition

Supply Chain Matters

BravoSolution CEO Jim Wetekamp provides a Supply Chain Matters guest commentary on the procurement and supply chain management impacts of the pending Amazon-Whole Foods acquisition.

The Changing Food Landscape

Enterra Insights

“We are obsessed with food,” states a report from Acosta. The post The Changing Food Landscape appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Agriculture Food and Drink Supply Chain“We research how ingredients are grown; we share photos of … Continued.

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Bring More to the Table with Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Ryder Exchange

But, when it comes to stocking store shelves and freezers, managing seasonality in the food supply chain is an even taller order. Seasonality manifests itself as a challenge to the food & beverage supply chain from two key […]. Deliver on-time Food & Beverage Inbound Manufacturing Product Flow Packaging Supply Chain Warehousing & Distribution ManagementEvery supply chain is subject to the vagaries of fickle consumer demand and seasonal ups and downs.

Food Giant Tells Its Supply Chain To Reduce GHG

Ryder Exchange

General Mills is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. As consumers, we can make a difference by reducing food waste, recycling packaging, using less water and energy and by choosing more energy efficient appliances.

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Crossroads 2016: New Ideas on Securing Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain @ MIT

The global food industry is caught in a dilemma that many supply chain practitioners can relate to: how to improve the transparency of their supply chains at a time when risk mitigation resources are often inadequate.

2015 Predictions: Food and Flavors

Enterra Insights

Although the end-of-the-year prediction season generally involves prognostications about things like emerging technologies, the economy, political events, and the like, … Continued The post 2015 Predictions: Food and Flavors appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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Wal-Mart Tackles Food Safety with Trial of Blockchain

Material Handling & Logistics

With the blockchain, Wal-Mart will be able to obtain crucial data from a single receipt, including suppliers, details on how and where food was grown and who inspected it. Bloomberg.

Natural Gas Innovation: One Food and Beverage Truck, And Now, One Alternative Fuel

Ryder Exchange

Where most food and beverage natural gas reefer trucks need a separate CNG tank for the engine and diesel tank for the reefer unit, a new vehicle on the market uses only CNG. A: Calling most food and beverage delivery trucks CNG vehicles can be an oxymoron.

Impact of Food Safety Modernization Act on Transportation

Talking Logistics

and Pamela Johnston , vice president, legal and risk at Transplace (a Talking Logistics sponsor), on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its impact on the supply chain. A 3PL or warehouseman may be considered a shipper, which is defined as “a person who initiates a shipment of food by motor vehicle or rail vehicle.” The post Impact of Food Safety Modernization Act on Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Using Logistics to Cut Food Waste in Colombia

Supply Chain @ MIT

There is widespread poverty in Colombia yet the country discards 10 million tons of food a year according to estimates released by the government this March.

Wal-Mart Tackles Food Safety with Trial of Blockchain

Material Handling & Logistics

With the blockchain, Wal-Mart will be able to obtain crucial data from a single receipt, including suppliers, details on how and where food was grown and who inspected it. Bloomberg.

Ugliness of Big Food and CPG Industry Supply Chains Far More Visible and Apparent

Supply Chain Matters

Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Food and Beverage supply chain Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Talent Management Heinz Kraft merger impacts for supply chain management Heinz supply chain HJ Heinz supply chain Kraft Foods supply chain supply chain management challenges in consumer product goods Supply chain Matters blog

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Food Security: A Growing Global Concern

Enterra Insights

Those of us residing in the United States consider ourselves blessed to be living in a land of plenty — … Continued The post Food Security: A Growing Global Concern appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Supply Chain Asked to Help as Food Waste Hits Historic Highs

Material Handling & Logistics

The USDA has funded project to figure out how to reduce the food waste, which accounts for 18% of landfills. These emerging sharing economy companies could help farmers, restaurants, retailers and households manage problems with day-to-day food waste.

Crossroads 2016: The Food Industry’s Visibility Challenge

Supply Chain @ MIT

How does a leading food company such as General Mills improve the visibility of its supply chain? Featured Resilience Security Transportation Crossroads 2016 conference food poisoning solutions food supply chains General Mills GMO MIT CTL risk mitigationJoel LaFrance, Supply Chain Visibility Lead, General Mills, will explain at the Crossroads 2016 conference, March 23, 2016, at the MIT campus, Cambridge, MA.

Five Food Packaging Mistakes to Avoid

Ryder Exchange

Improve efficiency by considering the top five food packaging mistakes that food and beverage manufacturers make and learn how to avoid them: Mistake #1: You did not line up enough capacity. Mistake #3: You’re not safeguarding food safety and quality.

UltraShipTMS Makes 2016 Food Logistics’ FL100

Supply Chain Collaborator

December 15, 2016 – Fair Lawn, NJ – Extending the series of wins in 2016 both in terms of new business and industry recognition, UltraShipTMS is once again to be included in Food Logistics magazine’s list of top software and technology companies.

Chipotle Feels the Financial Impact of its Ongoing Food Safety Crisis

Supply Chain Matters

This is a Supply Chain Matters update commentary regarding Chipotle Mexican Grill, specifically efforts to address its ongoing food-safety challenge that not only threatens the restaurant chain’s value to its brand and to its investors, but on perceived quality risks in its farm to fork supply chain.

New and More Controversial Food Labeling Requirements About to Go Into Effect in the United States

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, the United States Congress passed new federal legislation related to the labeling of food ingredients, specifically food products made from genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Food and Beverage supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Sustainability in Supply Chain challenges surrounding food and grocery industry supply chains changing food labeling requirements Supply chain Matters blog

2017 Industry Specific Prediction- Consumer Packaged Food and Beverage Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

In our recently unveiled 2017 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains (Available for complimentary downloading in our Research Center), we elected to include Consumer Packaged Food (CPG) and Beverage supply chains in our industry-specific predictions.

GS1 Registry: Achieving Food Security with Sustainable Farming Standards

Appterra

The leading global organization that develops and maintains the most widely-used standards system in the world helps address the issues concerning food security by sharing its own standards. The summit focuses on food security and sustainable agriculture to empower farmers.

Investing in More Organic, Sustainable and Ethical Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

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Report highlights looming urban food logistics crisis

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A major new study offers valuable insights into the current issues and potential strategic solutions to the current and future challenges facing food and drink supply chains in London and other major population centres across the UK

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Chipotle’s Food Safety Woes Present a Unique Supply Chain Problem

The 21st Century Supply Chain

As you might have read over the past few weeks, one of the leading companies of the fast-casual food revolution is in turmoil following an emergence of food safety issues. But in a series of developments that have sent the chain’s stock price tumbling, the diversity of supplier base and Supply Chain complexity that these commitments require has opened it to food safety risks – and various restaurant locations have been linked in recent weeks to outbreaks of E.

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Laying the Foundation for Advanced Supply Chain Planning Capabilities in the Food and Beverage Industry

Logility

As a former Director of Supply Chain Management for a large multi-channel food manufacturer I experienced first-hand the variety of challenging problems faced by supply chain planners in the unforgiving F&B industry.

Chinese Puzzle: Reducing the Risk of Food Contamination

Supply Chain @ MIT

China is the third-largest source of food imported into the U.S., but is responsible for the highest number of imported food safety alerts received by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

An Unexpected Senior Leadership Change at Kraft Foods

Supply Chain Matters

Last week provided yet more evidence of this trend with the sudden unexpected announcement of the retirement of Kraft Foods CEO Tony Vernon. Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Controlling Supply Chain Costs Food and Beverage supply chain independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Kraft Foods supply chain Supply chain Matters blog

7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule

Transportfolio

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released text for the final rule for the Sanitary Transportation of Food as required by the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act. Remember that packaged, shelf-stable food is exempt. The U.S.

Omnichannel Takes on Food Industry, Gains Consumer Support

PLS Logistics

Although the food supply chain infrastructure is efficient, consumers are seeking home delivery and click-and-collect options, and grocery stores have to adjust, overhauling their fulfillment system to serve the omnichannel market.

Food Security: Overcoming Risks in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The post Food Security: Overcoming Risks in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Agriculture Food and Drink Globalization Risk Management Supply Chain Artificial Intelligence

How a frozen food brand tamed their deliciously complex supply chain

Quintiq

In the heart of America is a global frozen food brand with a mission: To make the most delicious food using the best quality ingredients. Our goal is to make the most delicious food with the best quality ingredients, and this brings complexity into our supply chain.”.

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Food Safety Modernization Act: Safe Travels

Inbound Logistics

Smart shippers are already preparing and making changes to their supply chain operations to ensure they will be in compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act from day one

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Making Supply Meet Demand at America’s Food Banks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Feeding America is a national human services agency that distributes food donated by large food manufacturers (such as Kraft) to a nationwide network of food banks (Figure). pasta, cereals, meat, juice, snacks, dairy) at each food bank.

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

“A Changing Environment Demands Changing Strategies” – that was theme of the Food Shippers of America 60 th Annual Conference held earlier this month in San Antonio, where more than 950 attendees (including food shippers, consignees, carriers, 3PLs, and technology companies) gathered to discuss emerging trends and leading practices in the industry. If you’re a food shipper — or a 3PL, carrier, or technology company serving the industry – this is a “must attend” event.

Acquisition of Smithfield Foods Demonstrates Initial Benefits

Supply Chain Matters

pork producer Smithfield Foods. Smithfield food brands include Armour, Carrando, Farmland, John Morrel and Health Ones among others. brand and food-focused supply chain since China’s consumers remain distrustful of Chinese-based food supply chains. This commentary is an update concerning our prior Supply Chain Matters coverage of the acquisition of U.S. In May 0f 2013, China based Shuanghui International announced its $5.7 billion acquisition of this U.S.

The Building Realities of Transforming to More Organic and Sustainable Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

In January, Supply Chain Matters called reader attention to Chipotle Mexican Grill’s bold adherence to staunch standards for high quality, ethically based food ingredients served at its various restaurants. Chipotle boldly suspended the use of pork sourced from an unnamed regionally based pork supplier evoking broad media headlines. According to Chipotle, a routine audit discovered […].

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Trends in Food Packaging

The Network Effect

by Shalu Jain Senior Marketing Executive at DCGPAC Emerging Trends in Food and Beverage Packaging The food packaging industry always proves to be highly competitive and vibrant. The food industry […]. The post Trends in Food Packaging appeared first on The Network Effect.

Picking the Right Supply Chain Design for a Growing Food Business

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy Transportation delivering salads highly perishable food supply chain MIT Center Transportation & Logistics sandwich supply chain supply chain management master's program which food distribution model is the best

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