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2014 Food Logistics Forum Focuses on Import, Export Transportation

April 29, 2014

Join frozen food industry leaders—from production, foodservice and retail to 3PL providers— for the 2014 Food Logistics Forum.FoodForum_IN

This year’s Food Logistics Forum, hosted by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), McLean, Va., will take place June 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe in Incline Village, Calif.

Education sessions will focus on a variety of import and export transportation issues, including labor negotiations at West coast port terminals and new Food Safety Modernization Act regulations.

The conference will kick off with an opening session presented by Greg Gilmer, logistics coordinator at NORPAC Foods.

Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition, will provide an overview of the transportation policy and infrastructure.

 Attendees will also receive an update on Washington, presented by Kraig Naasz, president and CEO of AFFI.

Other sessions include topics such as transportation issues at the ground level, food chain integrity, an economic update, collaborative shipping, an update on the Panama Canal expansion and end-to-end supply chain.

Sierra Packaging & Converting, LLC will also open the doors to its Reno, Nevada, warehouse for a tour.

On June 3, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ editor-in-chief Marina Mayer will present Tyson Foods with the 2014 Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year award. Learn more in detail about Tyson Foods’ efforts in resource conservation, sustainable environmental practices and reduction in truck miles, among other carbon footprint reduction initiatives.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from and network with industry colleagues representing all segments of the cold chain.

To learn more about this event or to register to attend, go to http://www.affi.org/events

 

At a Glance

What: Food Logistics Forum

When: June 1-3

Where: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Calif.

 Who: Hosted by the American Frozen Food Institute 

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