Managing Peru’s Cold Food Chain Logistics

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Exporting a high percentage of the world’s fruits and vegetables, Peru’s farmers and food manufacturers require a high degree of logistics and transportation support for their perishable products. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report (Census of Agriculture. Read in Spanish.

Growing Food anywhere

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Growing food anywhere WFP tries out Hydroponics in Kakuma camps Maru Turich Ador, one of the youth participating in the WFP hydroponics trial in Kakuma inspects spinach growing on a net-tube. We usually just eat the food given to us like sorghum and peas?—?and

Food aid: cooking with numbers

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Arif Husain, Chief Economist of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), reflects on the metrics of global food output and needs There are 821 million hungry people in the world. When you’re an economist working in food assistance, the metrics of access to food keep you awake at night.

Low cost, high impact?—?World Food Programme (WFP) pioneer recounts his work in Mongolia, a new…

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Working on the front-line of a changing climate: meet WFP’s pioneer in Mongolia Facing the challenges of working solo in one of the coldest and most polluted places in the world I spoke with Darko Petrovic, who reflects on his recent assignment in Mongolia, a new country for the World Food Programme (WFP), where we’ve been exploring options to improve families’ food security in the face of weather extremes. mongolia humanitarian climate-change weather food-insecurity

One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

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According to the United Nations, one in nine people today—or 815 million globally—lack access to the food necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle. A staggering 98% of these live in developing countries and 75% live in rural areas that depend on agriculture for their livelihood.

Changing lives in 30 countries during 2018 thanks to the Brazilian experience

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It also started to support four African countries in connecting smallholder farmers producing food and cotton to institutional markets, including school feeding programmes. brazil south-south-cooperation agriculture school-feeding

From burning trees to planting trees

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From burning to planting trees The World Food Programme (WFP) is helping farmers protect their environment Planting trees in the Chisongole Hills surrounding Mposa. Addressing the root causes of food insecurity is key to breaking the cycle of hunger.

The ELD Mandate and Fresh Produce Logistics: What Shippers Need to Know

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ELD and HOS exceptions apply to certain vehicles and carriers, during planting and harvesting periods, and for the transportation of agricultural commodities within a 150-air mile radius from the source of the commodities.

The Trade War of 2018: Report From the Front

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He reviews recent actions taken by the Administration on aluminum and steel, autos, agricultural goods and technology, among other products. Regulation and Compliance Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Automotive High-Tech/Electronics Food & Beverage All Technology Global Trade Management SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. The past few weeks have seen a dizzying series of actions by President Trump against what he considers to be unfair treatment against the U.S.

Welcome Chick-fil-A to Founders Camp


One of the key themes for solution finding at Dynamo is food supply chains and distribution. The brand is widely known for its “best in class” customer service and it is applying that fundamental service expectation to its tests of meal kits, meal delivery and locally sourced foods.

World Hunger is a Logistics Issue

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We picked a menu where we can have unlimited amount of this dish and the waiters kept bringing more food on the table, up to a point where we had to tell them to stop. In the World, more than 795 million people do not have enough food to live a healthy life.

Let’s #BeatPlasticPollution on the world’s longest beach

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Local residents, school children, shopkeepers, the Deputy Commissioners Officer, and hotel workers joined the humanitarian community in collecting a literal truckload of rubbish from the white sands of Cox’s Bazar, including lastic bags, food packaging, cigarette butts, straws, and water bottles .

Hunger, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment?—?What’s the Connection?

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Photo: WFP/Nyani Quarmyne Take home food from school helps break barriers to girls’ and boys’ education. WFP focuses on tackling the inequalities and barriers that adolescent girls encounter in accessing formal education; food security, having opportunities and exercising their rights?—?through

Does Your Supply Chain Need Blockchain?


Additionally, working with third-parties helps guarantee compatibility which is critical for bringing blockchain to other industries like retail and food service. According to CoBank, the agricultural industry will be among the first to benefit from the introduction of blockchain.

Floor Scales – Why, Where and How to Choose Them

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Agriculture. Portable floor scales are quite often used in the agriculture sector to weigh agricultural bulk items such as food, fertilizers, lumber, bamboo, hemp, flax, silk, etc.

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism


I recently spoke with Randy Russell of the Russell Group , an agricultural lobbying firm that works with farmers and manufacturers from the supply chain, to ask about his thoughts on terrorism and the impact it can have on the supply chain, especially related to our food and water supplies.

Produce Season and How It Affects Capacity

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. Food items are something that will always be in demand. Consumers expect fresh produce and other food products year around. million truckloads of food and kindred products this year, up 5% from 2017. Moreover, truckloads of food are expected to rise by an additional 8% to 166.9

Hunger Pains from Trucker Shortage

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Food, perhaps the most important of all consumer items. Everything from restaurants and fast food chains, to grocery stores and even wineries, are going to start feeling the pain of the higher transportation costs. The ongoing driver shortage is nothing new in the U.S. freight industry.

Important Things You Should Know When You are Shipping Internationally

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These ships carry a wide range of consumer goods and industrial materials, ranging from finished products like computers, cars and food items to essential raw materials such as minerals and crude oil. Some items like live food items also need proper packaging including oxygen supply.

821 million reasons bootcamp teams will disrupt hunger

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That’s also the number of people who could benefit from the #ZeroHunger solutions at the next World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Bootcamp. Numer8 Numer8 uses analytical machine learning models to improve yields in fishing and agriculture.

The Port of Manzanillo — Poised for Growth

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Besides containerized traffic, the port is equipped to handle bulk products such as cement and fertilizers, petroleum products, and bulk agriculture products such as wheat, fish oil, palm oil, and refrigerated foods and fluids. The Port of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.

Farm country economy ‘continues to deteriorate’ | Full Stories – Caption as the Content | Full

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Trade Representative, continue to have conversations about a potential bilateral trade deal with Japan, USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud said during the hearing. “Other countries have beat us to the punch, and we’ve got to get busy,” Doud said. A few days ago Thune was in a grain elevator in South Dakota, where soybeans were priced at $7.05 agriculture products in their retaliation, and China is the biggest buyer of U.S.

Farm country economy ‘continues to deteriorate’

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Trade Representative, continue to have conversations about a potential bilateral trade deal with Japan, USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud said during the hearing. “Other countries have beat us to the punch, and we’ve got to get busy,” Doud said. A few days ago Thune was in a grain elevator in South Dakota, where soybeans were priced at $7.05 agriculture products in their retaliation, and China is the biggest buyer of U.S.

China’s First Fresh Produce Block Train Moved By DB Schenker

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This new block train freight of agricultural perishable goods is the first to be operated in China by a Global 3PL. DB Schenker is operating these shipments at the request of Rollink, one of Chinas leading business to business food Trade Company.

Items You Should Never Pack In A Cargo Shipping Container

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For this reason, it should be obvious that any perishable goods such as food should not be packed into your shipping container. Agricultural Items. Items You Should Never Pack In A Cargo Shipping Container.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

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The company offers FTL/LTL and technology services to the food production, retail, CPG, industrial and agricultural sectors. As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services.

Bridging the Gap Between Supply Chain Design and Planning

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From demand shifts and evolving customer preferences, to new product introductions and sales strategies, volatility creates a continuously moving target for supply chain managers.

Flexible Carrier Range in Cabka-IPS Intralogistics Europe Highlights

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pallet, which simplifies food distribution tasks. For the food industry, agriculture, waste management, and industrial production, Cabka-IPS has developed a large variant of the universally applicable pallet box.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The 7 Benefits of Made in USA Driven by Reshoring Movement, Technology, and Better Transportation Costs


News stories about contaminated plastic and pet food products from China have led to recalls , illnesses and even deaths. Food and Drug Administration and Departments of Commerce and Agriculture are typically held to higher quality standards than many foreign-made products.

CBRE research points to expected gains in cold-storage warehouse space

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market for food-commodity cold storage space covers 3.6 CBRE Senior Vice President for its Food Facilities Group Art Rasmussen told LM that the primary drivers for cold storage facilities include population growth, particularly in metro areas, and the change of consumer consumption habits.

Industry panel voices support for USMCA

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Representatives of the automotive, agricultural, software and financial services sectors voiced a positive tone on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada

U.S., South Korea reduce trade impact of poultry disease

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Lora Cecere on Supply Chain Metrics that Matter


Marty Kisliuk’s (Director of Global Operations, FMC Agricultural Solutions) interview in chapter 1 caused me to rewrite chapter 1 three times. Interview with Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights and Author of Supply Chain Metrics that Matter ( published December 2014 ).

NAFTA’s impact on U.S. meat industry

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agricultural sector is acutely aware that a NAFTA termination, and the higher tariffs expected to come with it, would erode the comprehensive supply chain optimization that has worked cohesively with NAFTA’s market access benefits and regionally tailored regulations to allow U.S. agricultural producers to petition for antidumping and countervailing duties during winter months has given pause to many in the U.S. agricultural and manufactured goods.

U.S. West Coast shippers discover intermodal advantages of Reno, Nevada

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Coyle: Global economic conditions drive demand for food and agricultural products. California’s agricultural industry generates roughly 54 billion annually, and the central valley is one of the leading exporters through the Port of Oakland.