Keep In Touch And Informed will keep you in touch and informed, providing you with knowledge that is vital to your business.

We know just how busy our readers are, but we're making it easier for you to stay connected to the food industry, thanks to our redesigned Web site. will keep you in touch and informed, providing you with knowledge that is vital to your business. We've made easier to navigate, but the changes are not just skin deep. We've expanded our content, bringing you information that will help you make better business decisions.

Each month, we will present a variety of white papers, case studies and special reports that will help you solve some of your toughest logistics problems. On deck now:

  • Case Study––Orca Bay Reels In Fresh Terminals: The harsh environment in Orca Bay's processing facility wreaked havoc on the company's hand-held displays, which were often dropped and––due to the changing temperature conditions––fogged up with condensation. Find out how Orca Bay solved this dilemma.
  • White Paper––Weathering The Perfect Storm: Transportation managers are faced with a myriad of transportation issues, such as rising fuel costs; driver shortages; HOS and environmental regulations; and increased security concerns, to name a few. Prashant Bhatia, a senior director with Manhattan Associates, provides insight into coping with these challenges.

Food Logistics has also teamed up with solution providers to present timely Web seminars on a variety of topics. Look here for upcoming presentations––and if you've got an idea for a topic, pass it on to us. Don't have time to sit in on a live session? No problem––we archive all of our Web seminars so that you can watch them when it's most convenient for you. Tune in now for:

  • It's About Time, presented by LeanLogistics. Learn how both large and small companies implemented effective transportation management solutions in a matter of weeks and understand the benefits they attained as a result. This Web seminar is ready for you to download now at

In addition to the changes at, we've also expanded our e-newsletter offerings. Our weekly e-newsletter, "The FL Dispatch," featuring industry news, status reports and Wavelength, our on-line RFID column, continues to grow in readership. This month, we're launching a second e-newsletter––Safety First––which will bring you information on a variety of safety and security related topics, from lift truck training to OSHA updates to monitoring refrigerated fleets. Safety First will be published once a month. Sign up for both e-newsletters at our Web site––they're free.

In this fast-moving industry, it's hard to stay on top of the latest news, products and services. But with, our goal is to provide you with all the information you need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please check out our Web site and let us know what you think. And look for more enhancements in the months to come.