Supply Chain & Logistics

U.S. Freight Rail Experiences Increased Traffic

U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 30 registered increases in line with the entire month of August, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), Washington, D.C.
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New Ship-To-Rail Facility Reduces Truck Traffic

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners, New York, approved a major re-development of the Greenville Yard that will include a new ExpressRail facility to support the adjacent Global Marine Terminal and allow the terminal to ship and receive containerized cargo by rail, a capability that it lacks today.
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How to Assess Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

Don’t wait until next week, next month or next year to address your company’s supply chain vulnerability.


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How to Obtain an Energy-Efficient Cold Chain

Cold storage may be pricey, but by being smart from the beginning, you can dramatically save on energy costs and support a more energy efficiency environment for your temperature-sensitive product.
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Automated Warehousing Systems—Are They for You?

The human body isn’t designed to work in sub-zero temperatures, yet the majority of frozen food operations conduct warehousing activities manually, requiring workers to physically withstand harsh environments. In order to combat these inefficiencies, today’s most forward-thinking food operations are turning to automation technology to decouple labor from sub-zero environments.
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Key Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Facing Today’s PLM Stakeholders

Retail food supply chains are constantly evolving to address global challenges and meet consumer demands, making it more complicated than ever to manage their components and stakeholders.
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How to Avoid Supply Chain Disruptions with Careful Planning

Detailed supply chain planning with emphasis on an inclusive project team is indispensable in averting the always dreaded supply chain disruptions.


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Boost Food Safety & Traceability via Improved Partnerships & Practices

As the global refrigerated and frozen food supply continues to grow in volume and complexity, companies in this industry are working to improve their supply chains and make food safer for consumers.
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How Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Can Lead to Sustainable Opportunities

Sustainability isn’t new, but how companies approach finding sustainable solutions is shifting dramatically.
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IARW Partners with Refrigerated & Frozen Foods to Publish Warehouse Guide

The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), Alexandria, Va., partnered with Refrigerated & Frozen Foods to publish its annual North American Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Warehouse Guide.
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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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2014 September

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' September 2014 issue features the six Processors to Watch in 2015 and the Cold Storage Construction Guide.

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