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Food Labels and Food Waste

Enterra Insights

There are growing worries about global food security. Earlier this year, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, stated, “This year’s food crisis is about lack of access. Next year’s could be about lack of food.”[1]

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The Future of Food Security

Enterra Insights

One of the topics discussed at the recent COP-27 gathering in Egypt was global food security. Patricia Scotland ( @PScotlandCSG ), Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, told COP-27 participants that every available tool must be leveraged to improve food security.

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Revitalizing the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

A recent article published by the World Economic Forum ran under a headline declaring the global food supply chain dead.[1] Nevertheless, it draws on a comment made by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, who stated, “This year’s food crisis is about lack of access.

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Trends 2022: Food and Beverage

Enterra Insights

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) staff writes, “As the world begins year three of the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves in a decade that proves the adage, ‘The only constant is change.’ ’ The food system is hardly immune to turmoil.”[2]

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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Conflict Worsens Global Food Insecurity

Enterra Insights

“It can displace farmers and destroy agricultural assets and food stocks. In this vicious circle, conflict and lack of food break down the very fabric of society, and all too often lead to violence.”[1] World Food Program. It’s one reason food prices are rising.

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Food Resilience and Climate Change

Enterra Insights

Prior to the pandemic, Shenggen Fan ( @ShenggenFan ), while serving as the Director General of International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), lamented, “It has become painfully clear that we have faltered in our progress towards meeting the U.N.

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Food Supply Chain Emissions

SCM Research

The importance of food supply chain emissions has increased. According to a study, entitled Food Systems Are Responsible for a Third of Global Anthropogenic GHG Emissions , recently published in Nature Food by Monica Crippa et al. Nature Food , 2, 198–209.

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Blockchain and the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

When most people hear the term “blockchain,” they think finance not food. It’s an especially relevant technology for industries such as food and pharmaceutical where, in addition to supply chain efficiency, product safety and traceability are required.”[1]

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Food Waste: The World Can’t Afford It

Enterra Insights

A growing population, intensifying climate change, and geopolitical tensions are creating conditions that are adversely affecting global food security. However, another, less obvious factor — food waste — is exacerbating the food security challenge. Don’t waste food.”[1]

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Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

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Food Waste: The World Can’t Afford It

Enterra Insights

A growing population, intensifying climate change, and geopolitical tensions are creating conditions that are adversely affecting global food security. However, another, less obvious factor — food waste — is exacerbating the food security challenge. Don’t waste food.”[1]

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Food Supply Chain Issues

Elementum

The global food supply chain has grown exponentially over the last few decades, creating complexity and challenges that translate into empty store shelves and a lack of basic provisions. Transport delays, poor storage practices, or even bad weather can cause a disaster or lead to food recalls.

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Flexible Food Distribution and Restaurant Business Models

Kuebix

Covid-19 has left restaurants and food distribution companies scrambling to stay afloat. The food distribution industry is already expecting to take a $110 billion loss for a year which is a third of their 2019 revenue.

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Planning Seasonal Food Production in Uncertain Times

DELMIA Quintiq

In any regular year, manufacturers of seasonal foods such as ice cream, beer and BBQ meat have to deal with uncertainty because consumption of their products are highly dependent on food trends and the weather.

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Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

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What’s Choking Food Supply Chains?

Talking Logistics

Read more What’s Choking Food Supply Chains? The post What’s Choking Food Supply Chains? Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - E2open Industry Trends E2open food supply chain labor shortages meat products packaging trade policies

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The Food Supply Chain and the War in Ukraine

Enterra Insights

”[1] Even before the war erupted, the global food supply chain Jason Clay ( @JasonWClay ), Executive Director of the Markets Institute at the World Wildlife Fund, noted that the world needed to pay more attention to the food supply chain. That is not the case for food.

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Sustainable Food Waste Management for Food Industry SMEs

Unleashed

Over a third of the world’s food produce and products are wasted. Food waste accounts for eight percent of global greenhouse gases and has significant environmental and economic impacts. According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization 1.3

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Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains

Kuebix

Food and beverage companies produce and distribute essential products every day. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in food shoppers buying supplies for a longer period of time (ex. The post Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

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The Ever-Expanding Role of AI and AR in Food Logistics

GlobalTranz

The food supply chain is unlike any other. While electronics, automotive, and consumer goods’ supply chains promote their products, the food supply chain represents a basic human necessity–food. Automation Logistics Technology AI and AR in Food Logistics

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Environmentally friendly options for plastic food wrap

Prophetic Technology

Some scientific companies have a technologically advanced food contact process that produces paper goods resistant to water, grease, oxygen, and steam; moreover, it does not affect recycling or composting, a potential alternative to plastic coatings, waxes and PFAS.

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A New Era for Fast Food Restaurants & Supply Chains

Kuebix

The meaning behind the term “fast food restaurant” is just as it sounds – restaurants that prepare food quickly and easily for customers, often in a drive-thru layout, fall under this category. Blog Food and Beverage Trends Fast Food Food Kitchen Restaurant Supply Chain TMS

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Beyond Plain Food Storage.

Americold

Automation Continuous improvement International Cold Storage Temperature-Controlled Infrastructure Food Supply Chain Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Value Added ServicesIntrinsically linked with our storage and logistics o?erings,

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Critical Challenges in Fresh Grocery and Supermarket Supply Chains

Grocery supply chains must have end-to-end visibility to meet demands for fresh products. This report explains the challenges facing supermarket supply chains, visibility’s role in keeping shelves stocked, and current solutions for retailers to consider.

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Blockchain Gives a Big Boost to Food and Beverage Supply Chains

All Things Supply Chain

Once a significant breakthrough in the financial industry, blockchain technology has moved into new territory, optimizing the food and beverage supply chain.

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The Final Mile in Food Logistics

Talking Logistics

Whether you’re consuming it at a restaurant, buying it at a grocery store, or getting it at a food bank, food is a basic necessity, which makes the logistics behind the food industry critically important. Read more The Final Mile in Food Logistics.

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How AI Can Help Alleviate the Global Food Security Crisis, Part 1

Enterra Insights

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Agro&Food Security Forum in Warsaw, Poland. This is a new and very important platform for the global dialogue in the search for effective solutions to ensure global food security.

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A Sustainable Food System that becomes part of the solution

Prophetic Technology

The Food System (FS) is becoming increasingly unsustainable for human health and the planet. Food System discussion has a place on the COP27 table. supply chain Sustainability food industry

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What Will We be Eating in Five Years and is the Food Industry Ready for These New Trends?

DELMIA Quintiq

Food has become more than just a necessity; it is intrinsic to our society and culture, and has a big influence on the way we live our lives. Global vs. Local Food. Thanks to globalization, travel and cultural exchange—foreign foods and cuisines are more accessible than ever.

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Planning Food Logistics Efficiently in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

This global health crisis has uncovered vulnerabilities in our food supply chains, affecting the capacity of food retailers to ensure its continuity. Consumer Goods Food & Beverage Logistics Planning covid19 DELMIA Quintiq food logistics

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Suppliers are friends, not food!

Kodiak Hub

Who said buyer-supplier relationships need to be a carnivorous affair? We shouldn't be chewing up our suppliers and spitting them out like fishbones

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Advantages of working with an integrated 3PL for food services

West Coast and California Logistics

In this article, we’ll tell you why food companies would benefit from such an integrated 3PL for food services. Food Supply Chain Food Logistics

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The Future of Food: 6 Ways IoT is Impacting Food Supply Chains

The Network Effect

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way the world thinks about food. The post The Future of Food: 6 Ways IoT is Impacting Food Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect. Automated Future Big Data Digital Supply Chain Foodservice Internet of Things Supply Chain Management Technology food IoTConsumers now have the option of.

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Gordon Food Services Conquers the Last Mile

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently interviewed Al Contreras, Innovation Manager at Gordon Food Service to understand how the company handles last mile deliveries, the role visibility plays, and how a last mile solution has impacted their business.

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How Plant-Based Protein is Shaking Up the Food Industry

Kuebix

However, the plant-based foods industry has started to move towards products that look and taste like meat without any animals involved. The post How Plant-Based Protein is Shaking Up the Food Industry appeared first on Kuebix.

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Consider freight consolidation for food service needs

The Supply Chain Journal

This summer is shaping up to be one of the hottest — for food logistics that is. Freight consolidation is a specialty of temperature-controlled food logistics leader Trademark Transportation.

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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 Consumers in the developed world have come to expect supermarkets to offer all varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables throughout … Continued.

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The Food Supply Chain is a Natural Home for Blockchain Technology

Enterra Insights

” Whether you eat to live or live to eat, one thing you don’t want to eat is tainted food. ” Unfortunately, detecting tainted food is not always as easy as noticing its color. The Cost of Food Recalls. Transforming the Food Industry with IoT and Blockchain.

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