Webinar: Newest Software Innovations (and Pay-Offs) for the Global Food Supply Chain

3GTMS

If you’re like many companies struggling with the complexity of food logistics, you likely have too many manual processes and/or outdated systems to manage the environment. In fact, food […].

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How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

At the event, James Rice, MIT, spoke on innovation, and his reflections on Clayton Christensen’s 1997 classic business book, the Innovators Dilemma. This is disruptive innovation. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow.

The Intelligent Food Supply Chain Can Reduce Waste

Enterra Insights

They enjoy the tastes, textures, aromas, appearance, and even sounds of the foods they eat. Nevertheless, most people give little thought to how their food gets to their tables. Alicia Dimas, Content Executive at the Chartered Quality Institute, observes, “A complex and sophisticated global food supply chain is needed to deliver the variety of foods consumers have come to expect on supermarket shelves.”[1] billion people with food.

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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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A Fresh Approach to Combatting the Food Desert Scourge

Supply Chain @ MIT

Communities with limited access to sources of nutritional food – commonly called food deserts – represent a major health threat across the globe. Featured Strategy food deserts junk food issues MIT CTL MIT food supply chain research nanostores

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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.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share. These are business rules about food safety, OSHA rules, quality assurance.

7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

Cerasis

The technology is ideal for retail warehouses that deal with apparel, sporting goods, personal care items, convenience foods, groceries and general merchandise. The increasing demand for higher levels of performance and flexibility in warehouse robotics is stimulating some innovative product developments and early adoptions of mobile warehouse robotics. Innovative technology to consider is the use of a learning management system to train warehouse operators regularly.

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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Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

But that is what Campbell Soup has done, they have put in place an innovative supply chain training program. The Campbell Soup Company is a global food company with a range of products, including soups, simple meals, snacks and healthy beverages. The post Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Learning & Leadership Campbells Soup supply chain training

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share. These are business rules about food safety, OSHA rules, quality assurance.

QAD Named to Food Logistics Magazine Top 100 Providers

QAD

Food and beverage manufacturing can be complex and challenging. One such resource is a publication called Food Logistics. Food Logistics , published by AC Business Media, is an online resource as well as a hard copy print magazine dedicated to the food and beverage industry.

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Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

Whether it is access to data, maneuvering around competing innovation objectives, tracking down actual factory-floor operators, or involving oft-neglected procurement groups, there are internal bottlenecks everywhere. Innovation Groups do not have natural internal operations-savvy salespeople.

River Logic's Rohan Guthal Named to the 2019 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain

River Logic

The award recognizes influential individuals whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped our industry and attained milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation through the global food supply chain.

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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. Innovation is about being proactive and always questioning the status quo versus being reactive and complacent.

Supply Chain Innovation: Plan or Perish in the “Cold Chain”

ToolsGroup

This applies to fresh foods, dairy, pharmaceuticals, and any category where perishability is vital. Findus Sverige AB is one of Sweden’s leading food companies, producing and distributing more than 800 finished goods items.

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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Innovations that drive business decisions forward

Quintiq

Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist at Apple, talked about the ways in which companies could think about new methods of driving innovation.

Live Webinar: Food Labeling 2.0 and Improving Farm-to-Fork Visibility

Loftware

Up and down the food supply chain, there’s an industry push to improve the visibility, traceability and overall content of the food and beverages we consume. From global initiatives to pinpoint exactly where food is grown to innovations that give consumers access to a plethora of attributes right from the product label, today’s F&B brands must keep up. Food and Beverage GS1

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Shopping at Whole Foods Market? Click Amazon Prime

Supply Chain Insights

Amazon’s announcement of its acquisition of Whole Foods Market will be a landmark business move that has far reaching effects to the Consumer Chain and the way CPG suppliers go to market. and ACL Fest is a long-time culture of innovation and creativity.

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‘FOOD: Bigger than the plate’ – Provenance traces the coffee at the V&A for latest exhibit

Provenance

The V&A in London, the world’s leading museum of art and design, has opened its doors to a major new exhibition exploring our modern food system. FOOD: Bigger than the Plate,18 May –20 October 2019. See our examples across food, drink and fashion.

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How Diageo’s Supply Chain Delivers Growth-Driving Innovation

Logistics Viewpoints

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Last month I wrote a Logistics Viewpoints article titled “A Maturity Model for Supply Chain Progression?”

Innovations in Offline Retail! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The guys at Storetraffic have put together this infographic below which outlines a number of ways brick and mortar retailers can use innovations in order to bring customers back to their stores. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken!

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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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels.

Food giant Mondel?z outsources its e-commerce-operation

Supply Chain Movement

Food manufacturer Mondelēz International, famous for brands such as Liga, Milka and Prince, recently contracted ModusLink to manage its e-commerce-operation.

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Food Logistics magazine recognizes PINC as 2017 top software and technology provider

PINC YMS

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The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration Venue

Supply Chain Movement

The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration Venue. Boosting Forecasting Accuracy, Service Levels & Stock Availability: Improving Efficiency & Collaboration Between Retailers & Suppliers For A Lean, Cost-Saving, End-To-End Food & Drink Supply Chain. Which Technologies & Innovations Should We Be Investing In? 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating (based on our previous food and drink conference).

World Food Programme’s Humanitarian Supply Chains

SCM Research

A new report, recently published by the World Food Programme (WFP) , gives a good real-life overview of humanitarian logistics. Particularly, it demonstrates how WFP (1) deliver goods, how they (2) assist the humanitarian community, (3) innovate supply chain management, (4) develop capacity, and (5) partner with other organizations.

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Supply Chain Innovation: The Path to Success!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Innovation is a team effort requiring collaboration and buy-in from all levels within an organization, and it’s especially true when it comes to bringing innovation to the supply chain. A Blueprint for Successful Supply Chain Innovation. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

UltraShipTMS Supply Chain Logistics Platform Selected by Giorgio Foods

Supply Chain Collaborator

Food Producer & Distributor Implements Transportation Management System Software – Expanding Footprint of the NJ-Based Logistics IT Provider among Leading US Food Shippers.

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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.

Why is Blockchain the Next Big Thing in Supply Chain Innovation?

AFFLINK

Blockchain is well on its way to be the next big thing in supply chain innovation. In the food industry, it can be used to denote where food has been sourced, and by whom.

Podcast: Amazon and Whole Foods: What’s Next?

Supply Chain Nation

Following Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, prices have fallen and foot traffic is up at Whole Foods Market locations. What’s next for Amazon and Whole Foods? And will Amazon use Whole Foods to bring new technologies and staffing approaches to the retail world? For more information, be sure to read Jim’s blog – Four Ways Amazon’s Changes to Whole Foods will Impact Retailers. Retail Amazon grocery podcast Whole Foods

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Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

Techgistics

OriginTrail OriginTrail founded in 2014 and based in Slovenia provides enhanced traceability of food supply chains from seed to stomach. Improper tracking of food can lead to disease, illness, or worse which are obviously bad for consumers but also extremely damaging to a brand’s reputation.