Supply Chain & Logistics

U.S. Poultry Industry: Mexico’s Inclusion in Trans Pacific Trade Partnership a Positive Opportunity

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In response to the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) request for comments and investigation on negotiating objectives with respect to Mexico’s participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), the National Chicken Council (NCC), Washington, D.C., and USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), Stone Mountain, Ga., expressed support and offered suggested conditions for the country’ inclusion in the trade pact. 

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Simplifying a Supply Chain Approach

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Find out how newly minted Hillshire Brands integrates supply chain services for both retail and foodservice into one.

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In It for the Long Haul

By Marina Mayer
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Freight transportation providers provide an outlook on how rail and intermodal trends are changing, and how the upcoming election can help the industry remain competitive.

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Systems Equal Solutions

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This year’s PACK EXPO will showcase solutions from more than 1,800 processing and packaging suppliers.

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Poultry Groups Join in Challenging Trucking Hours of Service Final Rule

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The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation joined a coalition of industry groups in challenging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Hours of Service Final Rules for commercial truck drivers.

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President Obama Recognizes Port Projects as Nationally, Regionally Significant

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President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance, all designed to benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules.  

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Cold Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking Beyond the Horizon

By Marina Mayer
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Manufacturers, distributors, shippers and port authorities brace for the 2014 Panama Canal expansion.
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Supply Chain Q&A: Right-Sizing the Footprint

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Heinz North America’s new frozen meals factory in Florence, S.C., prompted the company to reevaluate its logistics network.
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Maritime Industry Asks IMO to Require the Weighing of Containers

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A slew of associations co-sponsored a proposal asking the International Maritime Organization to require loaded containers be weighed to determine their actual weight.

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22 Ports to Receive 59 Awards from AAPA Competition

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The American Association of Port Authorities selected 22 seaports to be recognized for exemplary communications projects and programs at its annual convention and awards luncheon, set for Oct. 21-25 in Mobile, Ala.

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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 July

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' July 2014 issue features the State of the Industry report.

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