TQL is one of the fastest growing providers of transportation logistics services in North America, connecting shippers who have product that needs to be moved with truckload carriers who have the capacity to move it.
A specialized $29.6 million, state-of-the-art temperature controlled refrigerated distribution center to be built at London’s Port of Tilbury by port owners Forth Ports Ltd and NFT Distribution is scheduled to open in late 2015.
The globalization of the supply chain has made food accessible to more people than at any time in human history. No one sees this as anything but positive.
But as a result, the supply chain bears more responsibility for the safety of the world’s food...
Logistics/supply chain expert warns that "since Heinz and Kraft are in similar industries, packaging suppliers, distributors, freight forwarders, ad agencies, contract manufacturers – you’re on the block, too.”
Analysts predict farmers will plant record soybean acreage this spring for a second consecutive year while cutting corn plantings for the third in a row, a move that comes as growers grapple with a roughly 50 percent decline in the price of corn.
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HHM), Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming Marine Transportation Corp. are due to start the West Latin Express (WLX) service on July 11, which will be operated with 10 vessels of 5,500 TEUs.
An MHI economic sentiment survey found that 45 percent of MHI member companies expect sales and new orders to grow by 10 percent to 20 percent in 2015, a total weighted average of 9.2 percent growth over 2014.
This year’s annual MHI Industry Report, developed in collaboration with Deloitte, delves more deeply into these supply chain challenges with a specific lens on how technology innovation can help illuminate the path to the supply chain of the future.
The combination of these iconic food companies joins together two portfolios of brands, including Heinz, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida and Philadelphia will have eight $1+ billion brands and five brands between $500 million and $1 billion.
Attendees at Promat perused more than 800 exhibits throughout the 340,000 square feet of exhibit space and participated in seminars on a range of topics tailored to materials handling topics on the first day of the show.