The Food Shippers of America Blog

by Staff, on Apr 22, 2024 12:33:18 PM

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) has quickly become a hot button for food manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and distributors. For leading companies like Nestle, General Mills, Kelloggs, Kraft, and Wrigley, not …

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by Staff, on Apr 22, 2024 11:49:07 AM

Food companies trace their food inputs back to where they came from in their food chains. Those that produce a large supply of products oftentimes already maintain good records of …

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by Staff, on Apr 8, 2024 12:13:24 PM

The global food manufacturer and member of the Food Shippers of America (FSA) said its new projects aim to reduce and remove over 500,000 metric tons of carbon over a …

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by Staff, on Mar 27, 2024 4:00:56 PM

Photo Credit: NTSB via Reuters The collapse of Maryland’s Francis Scott Key Bridge March 26 after it was struck by a cargo ship continues to block access to the Port …

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by Staff, on Mar 25, 2024 11:59:16 AM

In partnership with Feeding America, General Mills has helped develop and scale MealConnect, the only food rescue technology available nationwide, providing any restaurant, caterer, local grocery chain, hotel, independent food …

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by Staff, on Mar 22, 2024 10:13:20 AM

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 4.3% in February after decreasing 3.2% in January. In February, the index equaled 116.0 (2015=100) compared with 111.3 in …

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by Staff, on Mar 11, 2024 12:32:10 PM

A Walmart associate pushes a delivery bin of a home order to the front door of a customer using its new Express On-Demand Early Morning Delivery. (Photo credit: Walmart) In …

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by Staff, on Mar 11, 2024 12:30:51 PM

Food Shippers of America hosted its 68th annual conference March 3-5 at the Signia by Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. More than 1,300 supply chain professionals and providers …

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by Staff, on Mar 11, 2024 12:16:05 PM

When it comes to supply chains and private fleets, food and beverage companies are “testing the waters” of electric Class 8 heavy-weight trucks. Class 8 trucks are heavy-duty tractor-trailers with …

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by Staff, on Feb 26, 2024 12:05:08 PM

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) recently released new rules that will help to clarify and simplify the process by which shippers are billed for detention and demurrage charges. “The Ocean …

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