Supply Chain & Logistics

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

ARTICLES

How Enhanced TMS Solutions Mitigate Today’s Supply Chain Challenges

From temperature monitoring to fleet optimization, today’s transportation management solution providers offer comprehensive technologies to overcome today’s supply chain challenges.
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How America Depends on Rail

Find out how today’s rail providers, port authorities and boxcar manufacturers are teaming up to provide U.S. cold food processors with the most efficient and sustainable ways to transport goods.


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OSI's Global Sourcing Presence Makes for Ideal Supply Chain Solution

OSI Group’s supply chains can be described as agile, adaptable and aligned. However, it’s the company’s global sourcing presence that makes it an ideal supply chain solution for both retail and foodservice.


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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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EVENTS

Industry

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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Industry

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

Industry

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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White Castle: A Fortress of Energy Efficiency

To keep up with demand for its retail frozen food offerings, White Castle opened a new 80,000-square-foot, LEED Gold-certified frozen food manufacturing facility in Vandalia, Ohio.

12/8/14 12:00 pm EST

FSMA & GFSI and Their Impact on Sanitary Machine and Plant Design

There have been updates to the Global Food Safety Initiative and the Food Safety Modernization Act that will impact OEM's and food and beverage processors. This webinar will review those changes and discuss what machine builders and processors need to do for future compliance.

Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Magazine

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2014 November

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' November 2014 issue unveils the future of food processing plants, along with rail & intermodal trends, new belts & conveyors.

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COLD FOOD PROCESSING IN 2015

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