Food Logistics Tips for Making Sure Perishable Foods Are Safe During Transit

Cerasis

One of the most challenging tasks in the food and beverage industry involves making sure foods and supplies reach their destination in top form. Certain foods and items, for instance, can’t merely get tossed on a transport truck and left to chance.

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Fixing the 5 Big Problems in the Food Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The food supply chain continues to grow rapidly, with consumers now expecting exotic foods, fresh on their plates, year round. The post Fixing the 5 Big Problems in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Land Use in Food Supply Chains

SCM Research

New research published in Science ( Poore & Nemecek, 2018 ) analyzes land use in food supply chains. The author also shows that animal products use about 83% of the world’s farmland and contribute about 57% of food’s different emissions, despite providing only 18% of our calories.

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Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Recently, the CDC has reported an outbreak of 84 cases of E.coli across 19 states due to food safety issues. The post Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Coli food safety food service supply chainBlockchain Foodservice Restaurants Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect E.

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Blockchain Gains Traction in the Food Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

12 of the world’s biggest companies, including Walmart and Nestlé, are building a blockchain to remake how the industry tracks food worldwide. The group is focused on solving the traceability problem is known as Food Trust. The post Blockchain Gains Traction in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Track and Trace blockchain supply chain traceability

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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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Food Supply Chains Must Be Ready to Change

Loftware

Food for overseas sales must meet ever-changing labeling requirements. Supply Chain Regulatory Labeling Food & Beverage

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The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a lot of buzz and discussion about Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, everything from the impact to competing grocery retailers and prices to the accelerated evolution of omni-channel distribution.

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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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How's Your Food Recall Readiness?

Loftware

Unfortunately, even with best practices in place, there are times when Food & Beverage companies need to recall product due to contamination, expired freshness dates, or other health concerns.

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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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5 Reasons Why the Amazon-Whole Foods Merger Will Reshape the Supply Chain World

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What does the Amazon-Whole Foods Merger mean for the Supply Chain world? Amazon, in a revolutionary move, has acquired Whole Foods Market and its 436 stores nationwide for a cool $13.7 The news has rocked the world of retail with several competitors such as Walmart, Target, and Costco losing shares by 4% - 9% in the aftermath 5 Reasons Why the Amazon-Whole Foods Merger Will Reshape the Supply Chain World was first posted on June 27, 2017 at 7:00 am. ©2017

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Smithfield Foods Improves its Brand with a Robust Sustainability Program

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2015, Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the world, got terrible publicity when a spy drone flew over farms operated by one of their subsidiaries and took pictures of lagoons filled with pig feces and urine. The post Smithfield Foods Improves its Brand with a Robust Sustainability Program appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Food Security and Science

Enterra Insights

The post Food Security and Science appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Agriculture Food and Drink Globalization Risk Management Supply Chain Technology

The Complexities and Challenges of a Fresh Food Supply Chain

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

Whether this move by the world’s… Procurement Management Supply Chain Management fast food food supply chainOn March 6th, McDonald’s announced the decision to start using fresh beef in the Quarter Pounder at all locations in the contiguous United States.

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Reducing Food Waste

Elementum

One-third of edible food worldwide goes to waste, amounting to about 1.3 If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases next to China and the U.S. Technology startups are also seeking to have a more substantial role in reducing food waste.

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Fresh Take on Age-Old Challenges in Food Labeling

Loftware

If you’re heading to the Food Safety Consortium ‘17 next week—or maybe you’re still on the fence about attending—there’s a special presentation you won’t want to miss. FDA Food & Beverage FSMA Barcode LabelingThat is, if you’re concerned about things like product recalls, supply chain delays and disruptions, and lost revenue.

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New Dining In Trend Strains Restaurant and Food Supply Chains

The Network Effect

Ordering in trend has raised the stakes in the food supply chain The dining in trend is hot and expected. The post New Dining In Trend Strains Restaurant and Food Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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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.

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Batory Foods

Talking Logistics

In this post, Rafael Granato from PINC Solutions summarizes a video case study we featured recently on Talking Logistics, part of our “Profiles in Yard Management Excellence” series where we highlight companies (in this case, Batory Foods) that are leading the way in driving continuous improvement and innovation in yard management. A national food ingredient distributor, Chicago-based Batory Foods had recently opened a 700,000sf flagship DC in Wilmington, Ill.,

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Optimizing the food industry: a conversation with UniSoma’s Luis Pinto

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The food supply chain is complex and challenging. Changing consumer preferences, rising competition and new technologies are compelling food companies to rethink their approach to supply chain management. Companies are receptive to analytics, but the food business is very traditional.

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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

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Food Security and STEM Education

Enterra Insights

The World Food Prize believes “The Greatest Challenge in Human History” is answering the question: “Can We Sustainably Feed the … Continued The post Food Security and STEM Education appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Education Food and Drink Supply Chain

The Food Industry Embraces Artificial (Intelligence, That Is)

Elementum

One area in which this emerging technology holds particular promise is the food industry, where the combination of high volumes and low margins has driven intense competition, and the prevalence of repetitive tasks has made the scene ripe for digital disruption. By the estimates of one report from Research and Markets, the global artificial intelligence (AI) market in food and beverage (F&B) industry is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 42.18% during the period 2017-2021.

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Keeping It Fresh: How to Improve Operational Effectiveness and Reduce Total Landed Costs in the Fresh Food Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Todd Bernitt, Vice President of Managed Services at Robinson Fresh addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Who are the key participants in the fresh food supply chain and what are some of the key processes or challenges involved?

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Reducing Food Waste Across The Supply Chain

Supply Chains Rock

One of the big issues when it comes to the transport of food is waste. Around a third of all food produced for consumption by humans is wasted and in 2012 costs regarding food waste in the EU alone were estimated at 143 billion euros. There's obviously a huge business case for reducing food waste, but with one in nine people in the world suffering from chronicImage Credit: Go Supply Chain.

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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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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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Amazon Acquiring Whole Foods: A Wakeup Call for the Grocery Industry?

Talking Logistics

There’s certainly been a lot of buzz and discussions since Amazon announced its planed acquisition of Whole Foods. Will the Amazon-Whole Foods deal change the way we shop for groceries and have it delivered?

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The Next Time You Order a Fruit Cup (The Complexities of the Fresh Food Supply Chain)

Talking Logistics

Not all supply chains are created equal and that’s certainly true when it comes to the fresh food supply chain. There are a lot of unique considerations in the overall procurement-to-delivery process, everything from temperature control to ensuring food safety. So, what does it take to improve operational effectiveness and reduce total landed costs in the fresh food supply chain? Robinson fresh food supply chain Robinson Fresh

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Waste Not, Want Not: Thanksgiving and the Food Waste Conundrum

Elementum

Grocery retailers always risk losing precious inventory, but never is it more critical to receive the right foods at the right time than during Thanksgiving week. While it ensures that Thanksgiving continues to be a celebration of plenty, concerns about food waste and changing consumer preferences are posing new challenges to this model. The statistic might be surprising, but the holiday isn’t the only time Americans are responsible for large-scale food waste.

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Why Quintiq employees are donating their time to the World Food Programme

Quintiq

As CEO of Quintiq, it’s a great honor to partner with the World Food Programme (WFP). It’s about bringing food—the most basic of needs—to those who need it most. million metric tons of WFP food assistance every year.

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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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