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  • Tidying up Your Company's Credit

    By PACCAR Financial - Tuesday September 25, 2012
    By: PACCAR Financial It may seem like the only companies that can get credit to buy new or used trucks are those that don’t need it, particularly in a recovering economy. However, by taking proactive steps, such as gathering financial...
  • Traceability Throughout the Entire Supply Chain

    By Samantha Hornby - Tuesday September 18, 2012
    By Samantha Hornby Update Sept 24, 2012 (Mon) : Click here to view the Traceability & Recall Infograph Food traceability can be a logistical nightmare for many companies, but as recent recalls and new legislation have proven, the ability to...
  • Reducing Lighting Energy Consumption by 90 Percent: Facts to Know on Decreasing Costs & Improving Efficiencies

    By Food Logistics Blogger and Gary D. Hubbard - Friday August 24, 2012
    by Gary D. Hubbard Massive amounts of energy and money go into keeping items cold in a distribution warehouse. The constant flow of air and the movement of workers, machinery, and shipments throughout the space create big challenges in maintaining...
  • It Could Always Be Worse: Difficult Food Service Logistics Situations

    By Pete Kontakos - Thursday August 23, 2012
    by Pete Kontakos No one said it would be easy! Trying to make your customers happy, keeping costs down and making sure all products are delivered accurately and in a timely manner only scratch the surface of your day to day responsibilities. As...
  • Perishable Cargo Service Just Got Cooler at DFW

    By Joe Reedy - Wednesday August 22, 2012
    by Joe Reedy  Timing is everything in air cargo, particularly when moving perishable shipments like fruits, vegetables and fish. From farmer to consumer, logistics professionals must ensure this delicate cargo arrives quickly, and just as...
  • Adopting the ASN

    By Eric A. Linxwiler - Tuesday August 14, 2012
    by Eric A. Linxwiler I had a conversation this week with a Vice President that has spent the last 20 years with a tier 1 grocer currently ranked in the U.S. Top 10. The topic of the Advanced Ship Notice (ASN) came up and how, for the most part, grocery...
  • The Food Service Supply Chain- A View from the Other Side

    By Pete Kontakos - Wednesday August 8, 2012
    As a former restaurant manager for over 20 years who’s family still currently owns and operates food service establishments, I feel uniquely qualified to help vendors help themselves when it comes to the efficiency involved with the actual unloading...
  • Label Me Agile

    By Michael Edgett - Monday July 2, 2012
    The latest labeling battle is coming out of California where voters will decide in November whether to require that retail products containing genetically modified ingredients be clearly labeled as such. If that happens, it will require food...
  • The Role of Information Technology in Logistics

    By Pete Kontakos - Tuesday June 26, 2012
    In recent years, the logistical landscape has become a rapidly evolving business environment, and as such, more and more enterprises are looking for that competitive edge to gain a larger market share. As in most industries, it is toward technology-led...
  • Food Safety Modernization Act And Your Supply Chain

    By Pete Kontakos - Thursday May 31, 2012
    The FSMA, or Food Safety Modernization Act , was signed into law by the President in January 2011, with the intent of granting the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) additional power to monitor and police food companies as a means of improving...

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