Food Industry Delivery Trends!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! It’s never been easier for food companies to reach their customers. Trend: Tech Giants Moving in on Food Delivery. Trends in Food Delivery Subscription. lastmiledelivery #food #logisticsmanagement.

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[PODCAST] The State of the Food & Grocery Supply Chain & The Impact of the “The Whole Foods” Effect

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : What are the impacts on the food & grocery supply chain thanks to the “Whole Foods” acquisition & the pressure that puts on food & grocery supply chain executives.

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Supply Chain is Tackling Food Waste Like Never Before!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! One Supply Chain Sustainability topic that’s been getting a lot of attention lately is the issue of food waste. Fast Facts About Food Waste in the Article. $1 68% of discarded food is still edible.

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Shipping Less-Than-Truckload Freight in E-Commerce: Shipping Online Is More Than Just Parcel Shipments

Cerasis

According to Logistics Management, more parcel carriers are moving heavier parcel shipments to less-than-truckload freight in e-commerce because they’re overwhelmed. Why Are Shippers Looking to Less-Than-Truckload Freight in E-Commerce? E-Commerce Logistics Freight LTL Small Package

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

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. 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.

Achieving Agility When Shipping Food Around the World

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: Shubh Mann, VP of Sales Food is shipped from all over the world. In 2015, North America exported a total of over $2 trillion dollars worth of products to other countries 1 , which consisted of mostly ingredients and food.

BluJay Named to Food Logistics’ 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – December 31, 2018 – Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named BluJay Solutions to its 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list. The annual FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.

How To Find a Great Freight Forwarder

The Logistics of Logistics

I often hear from novice shippers: “How can I find a great freight forwarder?”. The truth is that finding a great freight forwarder is actually rather easy. Here are nine items to look for when searching for the best freight forwarder for your company: Research, Research, Research. Before seeking out a great freight forwarder, it would make sense for a shipper to understand what a freight forwarder does. A freight forwarder is as great as their reputation.

Why TMS Solutions Becoming “Must Have” for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

“High freight, fuel and labor costs are forcing food distributors to streamline their businesses,” begins the recent article in the Wall Street Journal. The piece revealed a rise in operating expenses of 6% at world’s largest food distributor, Sysco Foods and a boost of 2% at US Foods. — Food Shippers Lag in Terms of Automation Levels in their Supply Chains. With margins already tight, food shippers cannot sustain losses due to avoidable spoilage.

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Farm-to-Table: How to Safely Transport Food so it Stays Fresh

Freight Center

billion tons of food is wasted every year globally, which equates to $1 trillion wasted US dollars. As the harvest season ramps up, those in the food industry face several challenges in keeping food safe. The key to packaging food is insulation and refrigeration — keeping heat and moisture out and cool temperatures in. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. A Standout in Food Logistics.

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. Recent product expansion includes electronics , apparel , food, detergent and diapers. VC ❤️ Freight Startups. In a decade’s time, freight will likely still be moved in containers and boxes on airplanes and ships.

Freightos Raises $25 Million Round Solidifying Position As Digital Global Freight Leader

Freightos

Round extension led by GE Ventures, after 600% order growth in six months following the Freightos Marketplace launch and adoption of Freightos software by 1,000 freight forwarders. Check out the online freight marketplace that’s changing global shipping.

How To Find a Great Freight Forwarder

The Logistics of Logistics

I often hear from novice shippers: “How can I find a great freight forwarder?”. The truth is that finding a great freight forwarder is actually rather easy. Here are nine items to look for when searching for the best freight forwarder for your company: Research, Research, Research. Before seeking out a great freight forwarder, it would make sense for a shipper to understand what a freight forwarder does. A freight forwarder is as great as their reputation.

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on

Kinaxis

by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022. The report also mentions that the global growth rate is almost double that of the US food industry.

Food Shippers: Do This One Thing Before Hiking Prices

Supply Chain Collaborator

The lede from a recent Wall Street Journal article blares, “ Some of the biggest food suppliers are struggling to manage soaring logistics costs in a fast-changing consumer market. T here is good news for food producers and other industry groups feeling this pain.

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Ground services for air freight: Opportunities & obstacles in e-commerce

DELMIA Quintiq

I decided to attend because one of the topics on the agenda was the impact of e-commerce on the air freight business. and freight forwarders very busy in the foreseeable future. Air freight means more than getting something from point A to point B.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

The graph below depicts 24 region-to-region pairs, showing changes in rates for freight movements that originated in four Western regions, heading to destinations in six East Coast regions. These results are atypical , so they may surprise longtime freight trend watchers. Freight Rate

7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule

CH Robinson 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.

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New Food Safety Rules Soon to Kick in for Small Brokers, Shippers and Carriers

Cerasis

On April 6, the new rules for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods will come into effect for small businesses. As the date approaches, it can be useful to review what shippers, carriers and brokers will need to comply with when handling food. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act ( FSMA ) was finalized in April 2016. It also applies to everyone who ships food into the U.S. Freight Broker Info

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2018 Likely to Be Coldest Year on Record for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

However, what we’re actually referring to is the fact that cold-chain shippers in the food industry are facing market conditions that demand investment in more and better infrastructure to support cold chain shipping.

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One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling & Logistics

According to the United Nations, one in nine people today—or 815 million globally—lack access to the food necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle. Every year, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption—or 1.3

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How TMS Plays a Role in Marrying Sustainability with Food Safety

Supply Chain Collaborator

Concerns about food safety and, perhaps more critically, sustainable food production are behind the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) currently being implemented in the United States. Many food shippers already have such systems in place.

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On Time and Tasty: Keeping Food Fresh Through the Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

One of the most exciting and challenging industries for logistics managers is the food and beverage industry. When edibles – whether fresh food or something ready for the shelves – are moving through the supply chain, they usually need to do so quickly and with particular care.

For Food Shippers, Variety is the ‘Secret Ingredient’ in TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

Food shippers understand this dynamic and spend considerable time and money on developing strategies to source, process and deliver quality ingredients in the most cost effective, quality-focused way possible.

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Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail. That leaves the trans-Pacific air freight lane as the key engine of growth, both in volume and revenue.

On Time and Tasty: Keeping Food Fresh Through the Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

One of the most exciting and challenging industries for logistics managers is the food and beverage industry. When edibles – whether fresh food or something ready for the shelves – are moving through the supply chain, they usually need to do so quickly and with particular care.

Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”?

Freightos

Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”? After news broke last month that Uber was unleashing a trucking offering, it came as no surprise when it launched Uber Freight , an online trucking marketplace for US LTL. Load-matching technology (even the Uber For Freight model) isn’t new.

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Food & Beverage Co-Packer

Logichain Solutions

With more than 100 co-packers specializing in food and beverage products in California alone, how do you find the right partner? If you import / export products by air or sea freight, consider a co-packer close to an airport or sea port.

5 Tips for Delivering Chocolate without Melting!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Since chocolate is a food item, it’s categorised as perishable goods. Food for Thought. chocolate #food #supplychainmanagement #logisticsmanagement. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Recalls and the Ripple Effects Across Supply Chains

BluJay Solutions

This could create an environment for increased detention costs on freight coming in and out of the facility, and can also necessitate overtime costs for warehouse resources. Food & Beverage General Food recalls product recalls recalls

Amazon Launches Free, 2-hour Whole Foods Deliveries in 4 U.S. Cities

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Amazon brings select cities free 2-hour Prime deliveries from Whole Foods; Elon Musk expects a Tesla to drive coast-to-coast in 2018; CVS Health ups its starting hourly minimum wage; freight brokers are seeing a surge in profits; and companies are working to find ways to ensure AI technology helps their business instead of hurting it. Amazon Launches Free 2-Hour Delivery From Whole Foods. Freight Brokers See Profits Surge on Shipping Rush.

This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Instacart to close Whole Foods delivery operation next year (Reuters). DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Volumes and Rates Slip Lower in November. This was somewhat expected once Amazon acquired Whole Foods, since Amazon has already invested significantly in its own delivery operations.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! On top of the turkey logistics are the logistics required to deliver all of the other food products used in making a Thanksgiving dinner. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What makes the perfect order in food and beverage shipping?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Before we answer that question, we should first consider why perfection is so important for food and beverage shipping. Here’s how: The post What makes the perfect order in food and beverage shipping? Freight Services Food and Beverage

Improving the Transportation Solve: Jointly Optimizing across Inventory and Transportation

Logistics Viewpoints

When a company is looking to reduce their freight spend, while maintaining or improving service levels, there are two main paths they can take. Food & Beverage Industry Inventory Management Logistics Outsourcing Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Management Systems inventory Mananged Transportation optimization TMSThey can buy and implement a transportation management system (TMS).

A Great Wall and China – Trump Trade Plans Impact Food, Retail Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

While the details of this ambitious project have yet to be revealed, if it is indeed accomplished it will surely result in radical changes to how and where freight will enter and exit the United States. For food shippers, the calculus is equally daunting as an exit from NAFTA is likely to spur increases in the prices of certain produce and other agricultural products currently imported from Mexico into the US.

9 General but Important Tips and Guidelines for Better & Sustainable Freight Management

Cerasis

Are you looking forward to becoming a master of logistics, handling freight management with increased efficiency? Freight Management will be a far easier task when you know how it all fits in the grand scheme of things. There are plenty of mobile apps capable of helping you with freight management in the long run, becoming an invaluable tool to help with your business analysis. This is even more so if your freight has any special needs.