Supply Chain & Logistics

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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Port Truck Drivers Strike at Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods talks exclusively with Barb Maynard, national communications director for the Justice for Port Drivers, to discuss why the truck drivers are on strike and how it impacts the cold food industry.
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How to Protect Every Link in the Supply Chain

While food producers and processors bear the primary responsibility for food safety under the FSMA, they also rely heavily on partners in the refrigerated transportation industry to ensure that safe and sanitary conditions are maintained throughout a product’s journey to market.
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Best-of-Breed Supply Chain Solutions

Voice picking, advanced user interface and an all-in-one 3PL solution are just some of the technologies available in today’s logistics, warehouse and order fulfillment software offerings.

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Tyson Foods Receives Award at 2014 Food Logistics Forum

Marina Mayer presented Tyson Foods with its fourth annual Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year award at this year’s Food Logistics Forum.
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Greenbrier, Watco Announce Railcar Repair Joint Venture

The Greenbrier Co., Inc., Lake Oswego, Ore., and Watco Co., LLC, Pittsburg, Kan., announced a new company that will create a world-class network of railcar repair shops.
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Florida East Coast Railway Opens New Intermodal Container Transfer Facility

Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC), Jacksonville, Fla., announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades.
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Evolution Fresh: Enhancing the Premium Juice Market with HPP Technology

Evolution Fresh’s new Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., juicery employs HPP technology to help produce cold-pressed juices.

Posted: December 11, 2014

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Factory Acceptance Tests: New Industry Protocols create opportunities for CPGs and OEMs

Properly executed Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) will create a better opportunity for the CPGs to achieve “Vertical Start Ups”. For the OEMs, the FAT can demonstrate their competence and other capabilities. PMMI’s Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence is developing protocols in the Capital Projects Solutions Group. This webinar will provide insights to key areas of FATs.

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2015 January

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' January 2015 issue features the 2015 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year—Evolution Fresh.

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