Cold Chain/Logistics

New research report examines ‘Preserving the Food Chain’

Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisi... continue reading »

Heating and cooling in food processing facilities and product

Heating and cooling costs are a major expense for processing facilities. Perishable food items require very specific temperature, humidity and vent... continue reading »

Trucking industry doesn’t escape COVID-19 disruption

The trucking and supermarket sectors have been dramatically altered by the effects of COVID-19. Almost everything that truckers and supermarket worker... continue reading »

Lineage Logistics acquires Henningsen to expand Pacific Northwest footprint

Lineage Logistics has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Henningsen Cold Storage Co. The acquisition adds to the Lineage's l... continue reading »

Temp-controlled rail shipper Cold Connect closed down by Union Pacific

Union Pacific has closed subsidiary Cold Connect, a cross-country, temperature-controlled perishable shipping operation. Reported by Supply Chain D... continue reading »

iTradeNetwork, PMA partner on produce supply chain marketplace

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and iTradeNetwork have announced a partnership that will make iTradeNetwork’s newly created iTradeMarketplace fr... continue reading »

United Fresh partners with National Grocers Association to connect distributors, retailers

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket and the United Fresh Produce Association have p... continue reading »

Produce Marketing Association’s Treacy shares produce supply chain guidelines

Ed Treacy, Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability for Produce Marketing Association (PMA) sent out the following information on March 24 to a... continue reading »

Truck stock

US relaxes hours-of-service rule for food transportation amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours... continue reading »

Supply chain provider Varcode adds two industry veterans to staff

Varcode, maker of patented digital, time and temperature sensitive supply chain solutions, announced it has hired two new supply chain industry vetera... continue reading »