The Food Shippers of America Blog


Some articles have multiple contributors on the team and therefore are indicated as "Staff." The publisher of the Food Shippers Blog is MindShare Strategies, a firm that has been secured by Food Shippers of America to provide relative and frequent information for the benefit of members and key stakeholders of the association. Our staff has more than 100 years' combined experience covering the transportation, warehousing, logistics, and supply chain industries.

Recent Posts by Staff:

by Staff, on Jun 21, 2022 11:00:32 AM

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act allows for more enforcement of rising fees and reduces export backlogs. But some food shippers say the law isn’t a perfect “silver bullet.” On June …

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by Staff, on Jun 21, 2022 10:24:27 AM

American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported its advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 2% in April after increasing 1.8% in March. In April, the index equaled 115.8 (2015=100) …

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by Staff, on Jun 6, 2022 4:40:36 PM

U.S. employers added a healthy 390,000 jobs in May, extending a streak of solid hiring that has bolstered an economy under pressure from rising inflation and interest rates. There were …

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by Staff, on Jun 6, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Source: Walmart Walmart, like other retailers, continues to expand its delivery operations to help customers get the items they need when they need them. From Express delivery (where customers can …

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by Staff, on May 31, 2022 9:15:00 AM

Report Provided By KeyBanc Capital Markets Our proprietary spot rate index bounced as expected during International Roadcheck (May 17-19), along with benefits from seasonal produce, beverage, and summer goods demand …

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by Staff, on May 24, 2022 10:29:11 AM

Cargill, one of the world’s largest food and agricultural products companies in the world, is a member of Food Shippers of America. The company recently announced it will build a …

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by Staff, on May 24, 2022 9:38:05 AM

The National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC) wants regulators to have more oversight over intermodal cargo and ensure that costs associated with dwell fees aren’t passed along to customers. NSAC, a …

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by Staff, on May 9, 2022 6:18:53 PM

Albertsons has procured electric-powered transport refrigeration units from Advanced Energy Machines (AEM) to pair with its Volvo VNR Electrics, enabling Albertsons Cos. to make the first commercial 100% zero-emission grocery …

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by Staff, on May 9, 2022 5:58:56 PM

One of the biggest challenges in managing supply chain costs for food shippers? The rising price of fuel. Fears of escalating inflation, trade wars, and global economic uncertainty are driving …

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by Staff, on May 3, 2022 12:03:16 PM

There are many recent world events that have placed extraordinary pressures on food chains. First there’s the war in Ukraine, which is a major exporter of food ingredients (including wheat …

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