Food Industry Delivery Trends!

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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. What is your Strategy?

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Making Food & Beverage Supply Chains Pay


Bottom Line: High performance, integrated food & beverage supply chains are the lifeblood of successful manufacturers in the industry, enabling them to flex in response to customer demand. It’s Time to Start Managing Food & Beverage Supply Chains For the Future, Not The Past.

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UltraShipTMS Kicks Off 2020 With 90-Day Food Logistics Education and Information Sharing Campaign for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

Events Include Industry Expert Roundtable Discussions Produced in Partnership with the CSCMP NY/NJ Roundtable and Ongoing Relationship with Food Shippers of America. Blog Collaborator Blog Press Pressroom CSCMP CSCMP NY NJ food shippers fourkites talking logistics

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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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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.

Advantages and Pitfalls of Push and Pull Strategies in Distribution Networks


The most common strategies for moving from upstream to downstream sites are push and pull strategies , or some mix of both. A pull strategy is when customer demand drives the entire production process. Let’s put the concepts of push and pull strategies into a real-world example.

Protect Your Bottom Line With a Smart Supply Chain Design Strategy

Talking Logistics

A recent piece in the Wall Street Journal Logistics Report highlighted how rising logistics costs are squeezing the food and beverage industry. You can also ask questions and test strategies within the safe confines of your own data-backed model, before real-world implementation.

Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

About twice a month, companies ask me to review their strategy documents. Frequently, I see the goal of “build a customer-centric strategy” or define an “end-to-end vision to deliver on the customer promise.” The Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy needs both.).

Business Strategies to Recover After the Coronavirus


For example, restaurants can offer takeaways or contactless food delivery options because of a reduction in in-house customers. The post Business Strategies to Recover After the Coronavirus appeared first on Vinculum Group.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Food and Grocery

Enterra Insights

Food is one of the essential needs all humans have in common. ” One can only dine well if good food is available. Professionals in the food supply chain work hard to ensure good food finds its way from farm to fork. Food and grocery trends. Moving forward into the next decade, the onus is on big food companies to make sure that the food we consume (and the way that it’s packaged) is more sustainable than ever.”

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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!

Understanding The Challenges Facing Modern Food And Beverage Producers (eBook)

USC Consulting Group

If there’s one certain thing about the food and beverage industry, it’s the fact that nothing is certain – not when it comes to trends, anyway. But there is one constant in the food and beverage business: consumers’ demand for top quality, originality and convenience.

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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Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later


When Amazon announced its takeover of Whole Foods last year, there was a lot of speculation about how the e-tail giant would overhaul the grocery chain’s operations. Since 2007 it faced its share of challenges, including losing out to Walmart as the biggest seller of organic food in the U.S.

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Suppliers are Friends, not Food!

Supply Chain Game Changer

“Fish are friends, not food.”. Suppliers are our friends, not food! Data is your friend, and it will show you which of your suppliers are your friends; not food! Suppliers are friends, not food. Supplier Collaboration is a Win-Win Strategy! Subscribe Here!

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Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy


A vigorous supplier relationship management (SRM) strategy can assist organizations in maximizing partnership value, minimize risk, and manage costs through the entire supplier relationship lifecycle.

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. Talk about a sudden change in environment and the need to change strategy!

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


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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Potential Food Sector Ramifications of the Covid-19 Pandemic, Part 1

Enterra Insights

Jim Dippold, Senior Vice President for Category Management Strategy at Enterra Solutions ®, put together a list of potential impacts the pandemic could have on the food sector in fourteen different areas. Food is likely to play an important role in people’s lives during isolation. Whereas recent trends have favored fresh food ingredients, the isolation period will remind consumers that center-store items (i.e., food retailers.

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How Walmart Just Bested Amazon in the E-Commerce Channel Utilizing an Omnichannel Return Strategy


Amazon acquired Whole Foods and dropped the price of Prime Pantry through Prime Perks. Walmart has a different approach, and in several ways, Walmart is positioning itself to best Amazon in e-commerce through an innovative, omnichannel return strategy.

How Supply Chain Efficiency Can Cut Costs for Food Ingredient Shippers

Zipline Logistics

Controlling costs in the supply chain is an excellent way for businesses in any sector to find increased profitability, but it is especially true for food ingredient shippers. How Food Ingredient Shippers Can Make Logistics Improvements .

Potential Food Sector Ramifications of the Covid-19 Pandemic, Part 2

Enterra Insights

”[1] This three-part article examines just how differently consumer behavior is changing the food sector. In part one , I examined five of fourteen food sector areas being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as identified from numerous sources by Jim Dippold, Senior Vice President for Category Management Strategy at Enterra Solutions ®. Radio is ‘Comfort Food’ as media consumption rises amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A TMS Tale of Two Food Shippers – Which Describes Your Evolutionary State?

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Summer 2020 issue of Food Shippers of America Magazine has dropped. Specifically, the issue published two articles addressing the use and utilization of TMS platforms by food shipping organizations. So, this tale is for a food shipper with no prior TMS exposure.

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Gov’t Shutdown May Drive Consumers to More Transparent, Trustworthy Food Brands

Supply Chain @ MIT

One of the casualties of the longest federal government shutdown in US history is consumer trust, and especially trust in government to safeguard the nation’s food supplies. In such a climate, a company’s reputation as a custodian of food safety becomes even more important. As does the need for a key component of a food […]. Featured Security Strategy Federal government shutdown food safety MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Reputational risk Safeguarding food supply chain

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Who owns S&OP? by Accenture Strategy Guest Blogger


Naturally, the consultant in me drives a curiosity to understand what’s going on behind the scenes in kitchens with the team of individuals preparing my food. by Accenture Strategy Guest Blogger appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Steven J.

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Cleanroom Manufacturing Strategies That Pay


Based on interviews with plastics manufacturers and the MAPP Survey, the following 5 strategies provide manufacturers guidance on how they can increase their revenues using a cleanroom-driven strategy. Proven Strategies For Improving Cleanroom Manufacturing.

How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage

Talking Logistics

California-based Ventura Foods, which managed more than 127,000 inbound and outbound shipments last year, has a long history of building these kinds of strategic partnerships. How they are treated at shippers’ facilities was ranked #1 by more than 80% of drivers in a survey by Ventura Foods to determine the most critical factors in keeping drivers on the job. Business has been improving for the U.S. trucking industry. The economy is continuing to regain momentum.

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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Logistics Strategy Focused on Partnership Proves More Effective

Zipline Logistics

Some the country’s biggest CPG brands are leaving the old strategy of transactional shipping behind in favor of strategic logistics partnerships. Why a Strategic Partnership and a 3PL-Enabled Logistics Strategy? Bumble Bee Details Its Shift in Logistics Strategy.

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. A New Operational Strategy For The Complex Consumer Market: Enhance your planning and production processes to address the present and future multitude of challenges.

Last Mile Delivery! What is your Strategy?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out 9 Key Considerations in an Effective Last Mile Delivery Strategy. Amazon Fresh is their grocery delivery option and with their Whole Foods acquisition they are obviously planning for rapid delivery. And what is your Strategy? What is your Last Mile Delivery Strategy?

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


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.

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. WFP’s logistics strategy, “Driving the Supply Chain”, includes four priority areas: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Controls and Risk Reduction, External Service Provision, and Food Assistance Initiatives.

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


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.