Refrigerated & Frozen Foods named The Schwan Food Co. as this year’s Sustainable Processor of the Year for its sustainable environmental efforts in home delivery fleet, direct-store-delivery systems and global supply chain and social responsibility.
Due to rapidly shifting consumer expectations, as well as increasing food costs, supply and demand volatility, the supply chain is growing in strategic value for all restaurant chains, according to the “State of the Foodservice Supply Chain 2014.”
It is imperative that shippers be proactive in implementing strategies that create an agile supply chain able to adapt to changes in the market and maintain efficient operations during future capacity shortages.
South American citrus, grapes and blueberries will arrive sooner and last longer for consumers in the Southeastern United States thanks to the Georgia Ports Authority’s participation in a USDA pilot program.
The International Longshore Workers Union, San Francisco, and the Pacific Maritime Association, also based in San Francisco, heeded a call to resolve the labor dispute at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.