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 Dec 11, 2023 11:58:25 AM

From farm to shelf, the many links in the sophisticated food chain must be diligently managed to ensure that the food your customers purchase is safe to consume. For most …

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by Staff, on Dec 11, 2023 10:54:19 AM

In 2022, Sam’s Club began a national deployment of automated inventory analytics robots that operate heavily using Artificial Intelligence (AI). In recent years, the food industry has faced challenges to …

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Topics:Technology & Ecommerce

by Staff, on Nov 27, 2023 9:41:29 AM

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.1% in October after declining 1.1% in September. In October, the index equaled 115.2 (2015=100) compared with 1139 …

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by Staff, on Nov 20, 2023 5:28:08 PM

The popularity of nearshoring continues to rise among companies in the United States as it offers many benefits, such as lower costs, decreased lead times, and increased efficiency. As a …

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by Staff, on Nov 20, 2023 5:19:19 PM

Chipotle Mexican Grill is scaling up its use of radio-frequency identification technology (RFID) to trace ingredients from suppliers to restaurants in real-time and strengthen its inventory systems, says Carlos Londono, …

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Topics:Technology & EcommerceFood Chain Snapshot

by Staff, on Nov 4, 2023 5:30:00 AM

Many supply chain professionals are focused on addressing supply chain disruption risks and ensuring resiliency of their logistics operations to best serve customers. Due in part to continuous investment in …

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by Staff, on Oct 30, 2023 12:15:00 AM

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.1% in September after rising 0.2% in August. In September, the index equaled 113.9 (2015=100) compared with 1152 …

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by Staff, on Oct 23, 2023 12:23:28 PM

Over 75% of companies will have adopted some form of cyber-physical automated warehouse processes by 2027, according to a recent study by Gartner. “As robot fleets expand, companies will have …

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Topics:Technology & EcommerceWarehousing

by Staff, on Oct 23, 2023 12:19:00 PM

The new milk processing facility in Valdosta, Ga., builds on the retail giant’s efforts to control more of its fresh foods supply chain. Multinational retailer and Food Shippers of America …

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by Staff, on Oct 9, 2023 12:16:32 PM

Food Chain Digest, the official magazine of Food Shippers of America (FSA), announces recipients of the 2023 “Top Food Chain Providers.” The Top Food Chain Provider program highlights third-party logistics …

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