Supply Chain & Logistics

Improving Mobile Device Performance in the Cold Chain

October 8, 2013
Mobile technology has helped transform the ambient supply chain by increasing efficiency, reducing cost and improving customer service.
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Cargill Integrates Poultry Operations in China

September 26, 2013
Cargill, Minneapolis, unveiled its world-class integrated poultry operation in Lai’an Anhui, China.
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Cold Storage Construction Trends: What’s Old is New Again

Rather than build anew, companies are upgrading, renovating and replacing existing buildings with new equipment and technology to keep up with today’s ever-changing industry demands.
September 10, 2013

Whether it’s upgrading, renovating and replacing existing buildings, or building new from the ground up, the refrigerated and frozen food industry continues to experience an increase in demand for automation, sustainability and sanitation.

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Three Basic Steps to Building a Resilient Supply Chain

September 6, 2013

The realities of supply chain disruptions have become top of mind for executives in every industry. Sub-standard and unsafe working conditions, product shortages due to extreme weather-related events and the discovery of counterfeit or contaminated components are examples where companies have encountered risks that ultimately affect their ability to serve their customers. The food industry is no different.

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How Insulation Plays a Role in Improving Your Supply Chain

September 5, 2013

The supply chain for perishable products can be complex and expensive. How does insulation play a role, and is it being overlooked as part of improving the supply chain?

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OSI Strengthens Supply Chain with Global Trading Platform

September 4, 2013
In an effort to establish control over its global meat business, OSI Group, Aurora, Ill., took the first step by announcing a new global trading platform.
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Mondelez Drives Margin Expansion Through Supply Chain Redesign

September 4, 2013
Mondelez International, Deerfield, Ill., announced initiatives to redesign its supply chain, which over the next three years, will bring in about $3 billion in gross productivity savings, $1.5 billion in net productivity and $1 billion in incremental cash.
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Unilever Deploys Green Express Train

July 16, 2013
Unilever, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., launched the Green Express, an eco-friendly train that will transport Algida ice creams from its factory near Naples 700 kilometers to the logistics hub in Parma, taking 3,500 trucks off the road each year, equating to an annual CO₂ saving of 2,600 tons.
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Cargill Expands Commitment to Responsible Supply Chains

July 16, 2013

As part of its commitment to operating responsible supply chains, Cargill, Minneapolis, announced a new assessment tool to help food and beverage customers achieve their growth, cost reduction and risk mitigation goals.

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Food Production Experiences Great Growth

July 11, 2013

 Beth Ford, executive vice president, chief supply chain and operations officer for Land O’Lakes, Arden Hills, Minn., talks with Refrigerated & Frozen Foods about the logistics of the supply chain industry and how food production continues to experience great growth. 

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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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