A Secular Growth Story

Views From Georgia Tech's IFC Center


By carefully engineering these systems and processes, the burden on individual participants will be dramatically reduced because each participant will not have to develop their own custom system, while modern computing services can be employed to substantially decrease the cost of ownership as well as leverage transportation spend among all participants.

The GX and other food rail programs will improve the competitive position of SMEs, giving them the same level and quality of information as their bigger competitors and perhaps even the same competitive transportation cost structure as well. Merging food logistics with innovative rail strategies will provide operational efficiencies and economies of scale that otherwise would not be obtainable by individual participants.

It is time to change direction in leveraging the once contrarian notion of moving perishable foods on rail.

 

Nick Pacitti is a partner with Sterling Solutions, LLC.

Already have an account? Click here to Log in.

Enhance Your Experience.

When you register for FoodLogistics.com you stay connected to the pulse of the industry by signing up for topic-based e-newsletters and information. Registering also allows you to quickly comment on content and request more infomation.

OR

Complete the registration form.

Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required