U.S. manufacturing production grew 11% since the dot.com bust (2000-03) and the ensuing economic turbulence of the 2001 and 2007-09 recessions.
June 12, 2017
Contrary to public perception, U.S. manufacturing and logistics industries experienced dramatic growth over the past generation, according to a new report from Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), Muncie, Ind., and Conexus Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.
The USDA In-transit Cold Treatment Program allows direct import into southeastern U.S. ports of certain types of fruits and vegetables from South America, among other countries.
May 25, 2017
Port Canaveral, Port Canaveral, Fla., was named an official participant in the Southeast U.S. In-transit Cold Treatment Pilot Program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
This year’s Global Cold Chain Expo is set to attract over 7,500 key decision-makers from retail, foodservice, processing, production, distribution, logistics, and transportation representing frozen, refrigerated, ambient and fresh operations.
May 23, 2017
Now in its second year, the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Alexandria, Va., and United Fresh Produce Association, Washington, D.C., present Global Cold Chain Expo 2017, to be held June 13-15 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
This year’s Food Logistics Forum will cover topics such as food safety, e-commerce, NAFTA and international trade and rising cold chain inventory levels, among others.
May 22, 2017
Hosted by the American Frozen Food Institute, the Food Logistics Forum will cover topics such as food safety, e-commerce, NAFTA and international trade and rising cold chain inventory levels, among others.
The study reveals how retailers are facing modern supply chain challenges.
May 18, 2017
For the third consecutive year, “State of the Retail Supply Chain 2017,” conducted by Martec International, Elizabeth, N.J., for RELEX Solutions, Atlanta, reveals how retailers are facing modern supply chain challenges.
Manufacturers with earnings growth of at least 20% in the past year are investing most heavily in the Internet of Things.
May 12, 2017
Based on a survey of more than 375 U.S. manufacturing executives, manufacturers with earnings growth of at least 20% in the past year are investing most heavily in the Internet of Things (70%), followed by robotics (50%) and 3-D printing (50%), artificial intelligence (43%) and supply chain automation systems (40%).
The study suggests that large-scale integrators and other channel partners will be among the biggest IIoT beneficiaries over the next several years.
May 2, 2017
A majority of executives at large global companies expect the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to significantly impact business performance and competitiveness over the next three years, according to a new study released by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network.