The Food Safety Modernization Act and the Supply Chain, Explained

Loftware

Manufacturing and transportation of food are more closely monitored than before. Supply Chain FDA Regulatory Labeling Food & Beverage

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QAD Named to Food Logistics Magazine Top 100 Providers

QAD

Food and beverage manufacturing can be complex and challenging. A Resource for Manufacturers. One such resource is a publication called Food Logistics. They are a highly trusted source of information for the food industry. Food Logistics is a trusted source.

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An App for Food Transparency

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

Changing how consumers engage and interact with the food and drink they consume is seen as a big part of the sustainable supply chain conundrum. This includes provenance, the manufacturing process and estimated carbon footprint. “At Supply Chain food producers internet of things.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Alexander Hamilton: A US Manufacturing Visionary

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a blog and infographic from The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). manufacturers to help the>m create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money.

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

AIMMS

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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20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

Cerasis

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. This community would not exist if it were not for manufacturing being the core of the other industries. . 20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading. Manufacturing manufacturing blogs

Bonus: Top 11 thru 20 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts

Cerasis

However, with most of our customer base in the manufacturing field, with the remaining in distribution and other industries, we thought it was vital that we featured some of the other manufacturing blog posts that were also popular in 2014. Manufacturing manufacturing blog posts

PINC named as Food Logistics' Top Green Provider for 2016

PINC YMS

Food Logistics' annual Top Green Providers list recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. The list offers logistics professionals a guide to the providers, manufacturers, and software and technology companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their operations and those of their customers.

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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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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers.

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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Food Shippers Go Green

Inbound Logistics

Leading food manufacturers and producers make sustainability best practices part of their supply chains

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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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Grocery Manufacturers Launch SmartLabel Program to Address Supply Chain Transparency

Supply Chain Matters

This week the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced what was described as an innovative SmartLabel™ technology that will enable consumers to have easy and instantaneous access to detailed information about the supply chain origin of thousands of products.

Kraft Heinz Stunning Financial Stumble- A Watershed Industry Development

Supply Chain Matters

Consumers have not waivered in their quests for buying and consuming health-conscious and sustainable food. They are now far more digital savvy in the way they evaluate, shop for or consume food.

Fresh food logistics: A better approach with optimization

Quintiq

With this in mind, time is certainly money when it comes to the delivery of oysters – and all fresh food logistics, basically. The cooling process in food production, by using intact cooling chains, is a much more complex task than just turning up the air conditioning in the car.

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UltraShipTMS Makes Food Logistics’ FL100

Supply Chain Collaborator

December 17, 2015 – Fair Lawn, NJ – Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain, this week announced the twelfth annual FL100+ list in their November/December 2015 issue. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics.

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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. This Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference Features: 22 Food & Drink Manufacturers & Retailers Speaking From The Frontline.

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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The Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?

Cerasis

Meanwhile, the same technology for monitoring can be deployed to indicate potential problems in the warehouse, such as injured workers or damaged or contaminated food contents. Furthermore, the IoT is directly linked to better risk management programs in manufacturing too, explains Industry Week. Fleet or transportation management is another aspect of manufacturing reaping the rewards of the IoT. Internet of Things Logistics Manufacturing Supply Chain Technology

Five Capabilities to Take the Food and Beverage Supply Chain to the Next Level

Logility

Food and beverage supply chains face mounting pressure to reduce costs, add more value and do more with fewer resources. Food and beverage companies run on razor-thin margins. White Paper: Food & Drink Customer Centricity.

The Top 3 Reasons for Label & Packaging Errors in Food Manufacturing

NC State SCRC

Global Vision is one of the industry leaders for packaging and labelling quality control for the food, pharmaceuticals and consumer products industry. Here are the top 3 reasons why packaging errors occur in the food and drug industries. Since the industrialization in the nineteenth century society has become more reliant on food packaging and labeling , as a key element of information for food products. Such Agencies include European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), U.S

Eliminating Food Waste in the Agricultural Supply Chain

AFFLINK

There’s nothing worse than when the food in your refrigerator goes bad. For food and beverage manufacturers, spoilage during transit is a major source of revenue loss: 30% of all food loss occurs post-harvest, including during transit.

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Transparency a Must in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Loftware

The food and beverage industry has put a focus on traceability. GS1 Regulatory Track & Traceability Food & Beverage Barcode Labeling Labeling Trends

New Food Safety Regulations Impact Truckers

Logistics Viewpoints

Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is, step by step, implementing new rules based on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The goal of these efforts is “to protect foods from farm to table.” The rules fall most heavily on food manufacturers, but they also impact truckers. The deadline for the section of the regulations known as the Preventive Controls for Human Food began this week. Regulations Food Safety Modernization Act truckingThe U.S.

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Millennials, Big Data, and Food

Enterra Insights

Millennials (aka Generation Y) are currently the “it” generation for manufacturers, marketers, and retailers. The post Millennials, Big Data, and Food appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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.

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.

Expediting Recalls in the Food and Beverage Industry

AFFLINK

Throughout the food supply chain, food supplies come from many places, travel for long distances, and are handled by many people. As such, contamination – and subsequent food recalls – are a fact of life for many food and beverage (F&B) companies. Food travels a lot.

Chainalytics Improves Food Manufacturer’s Green Initiatives with Packaging Redesign Strategy

CHAINalytics

Manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to lower … The post Chainalytics Improves Food Manufacturer’s Green Initiatives with Packaging Redesign Strategy appeared first on Chainalytics.

Food Shippers Go Green

Inbound Logistics

Leading food manufacturers and producers make sustainability best practices part of their supply chains

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Making IoT in Manufacturing & Supply Chain Work by Using Cloud Technologies

Cerasis

In the next few years, customers will come to expect some level of connectivity in almost everything they buy, whether it be the ability to scan a food item for nutritional information or a function that allows their running shoes to send them a notification when it’s time to get a new pair.

Focus on Food: Remote Monitoring in the Fresh Supply Chain

Elementum

In any company, building trust among customers is imperative—but in the food industry, it’s the only way to sustain business. Ensuring consistently fresh and safe food is not an easy task, especially as food providers grow their reach across the country. Can this new technology reshape food supply chains? Effective monitoring and maintenance of refrigeration systems is a major key in providing fresh and safe food to customers. Impact on the Food Industry.

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Six Must Have Supply Chain Capabilities for Success in the Food and Beverage Industry

Logility

Last week we shared five capabilities to help take the Food & Beverage supply chain to the next level. Today, we continue this conversation and look at six must have capabilities that drive supply chain improvement for F&B manufacturers. F&B manufacturers are increasingly being asked to manage inventory at customer locations or guarantee a rapid replenishment cycle. Demand-Driven Manufacturing Planning.

What is the meat of the matter for manufacturers of meat products?

Quintiq

Meat manufacturers usually suffer from the lack of cross-functional visibility as well as cross-company visibility. What is distracting meat manufacturers from building efficient plans? Strict food safety regulations. Manufacturing Supply Chain Planning & Optimization