Supply Chain & Logistics

In-depth look into trends pertaining to supply chain and logistics.

ARTICLES

U.S. Freight Rail Experiences Increased Traffic

U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 30 registered increases in line with the entire month of August, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), Washington, D.C.
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New Ship-To-Rail Facility Reduces Truck Traffic

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners, New York, approved a major re-development of the Greenville Yard that will include a new ExpressRail facility to support the adjacent Global Marine Terminal and allow the terminal to ship and receive containerized cargo by rail, a capability that it lacks today.
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How to Assess Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

Don’t wait until next week, next month or next year to address your company’s supply chain vulnerability.


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How to Obtain an Energy-Efficient Cold Chain

Cold storage may be pricey, but by being smart from the beginning, you can dramatically save on energy costs and support a more energy efficiency environment for your temperature-sensitive product.
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Automated Warehousing Systems—Are They for You?

The human body isn’t designed to work in sub-zero temperatures, yet the majority of frozen food operations conduct warehousing activities manually, requiring workers to physically withstand harsh environments. In order to combat these inefficiencies, today’s most forward-thinking food operations are turning to automation technology to decouple labor from sub-zero environments.
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Key Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Facing Today’s PLM Stakeholders

Retail food supply chains are constantly evolving to address global challenges and meet consumer demands, making it more complicated than ever to manage their components and stakeholders.
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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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EVENTS

Industry

IACSC Conference and Expo

11/5/14
The Cosmopolitan
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV
United States

The annual IACSC Conference & Expo is the only event in the world dedicated to cold storage construction, design, and maintenance.

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2014 IWLA Tech & Ops Conference

11/12/14
Chicago, IL
United States

For many years the International Warehouse Logistics Association has held an annual IT conference. The 2014 ‘IWLA Technology & Operations Solutions for Warehousing Conference’ is being held in Chicago over Nov. 12-14.

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RailTrends

11/20/14
New York City, NY
United States

RailTrends is a two-day conference for ALL of the rail-industry disciplines and stakeholders.

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Work Truck Show 2015

3/4/15
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN
United States

Ensure you can be part of North America’s largest work truck event by marking your calendar now for The Work Truck Show 2015.

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ProMat 2015

3/23/15
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States
Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward as the industry's leading innovators showcase their latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems at ProMat 2015 held March 23-26, 2015, at McCormick Place South. Read More

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ProMat 2015

3/23/15
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States

Manufacturing and supply chain professionals attend ProMat to get answers and find not only what's new, but what's next.

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MODEX 2016 Exhibit

4/4/16
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
United States
Contact: Tom Carbott

MHI announces that MODEX 2016 will be held April 4-7, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

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The Future of Food Processing Plants

From wastewater management to LED lighting to enhanced refrigerant management, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods uncovers the latest in green technologies for today’s cold storage distribution and processing plants.

7/31/14 12:00 pm EDT

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 September

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' September 2014 issue features the six Processors to Watch in 2015 and the Cold Storage Construction Guide.

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