Today, e-commerce is more prevalent than it has ever been. Whether it’s clothing, technology or tools and equipment, online shoppers want their purchases to arrive at their doorsteps sooner and quicker. And the same can be said about their groceries.
Penske Logistics is a first-time sponsor of the 2019 Food Shippers of America Annual Conference. The conference, in Palm Desert, California, hosts top shippers of food and food-related products, key professionals representing a wide range of distribution formats, from club stores to food service installations, and innovative motor, rail, and intermodal providers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) Intentional Adulteration Rule, marking the completion of all seven major rules that implement the core of FSMA.
The fresh supply chain is evolving and consumers have more choices than ever when it comes to fresh foods. That shift is creating a number of opportunities within the fresh supply chain, said Andy Moses, senior vice president of global products for Penske Logistics.
Moses spoke during the Trading Partner Alliance Supply Chain Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, earlier this year and outlined opportunities that exist within the fresh supply chain.
New regulations, e-commerce, and increasing customer preferences for fresh, wholesome foods are all having a sweeping impact on the food supply chains of leading grocers, convenience stores, quick serve restaurants, retailers, and foodservice distributors. Penske Logistics and Food Logistics Magazine have teamed up with several leading experts to produce a special digital edition of the magazine that addresses many of the food industry's top industry trends, including: Food Safety Modernization Act, omni-channel fulfillment, fresh channel strategies, the state of the logistic industry, and much more.
The Food Logistics magazine webcast, Hottest Food Supply Chain Trends in 2016, will feature Tom Scollard, vice president of dedicated contract carriage forPenske Logistics. It will be held on December 9 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Click here to register for this complimentary webcast. Penske is also a sponsor.
Tom McKenna, senior vice president of engineering and technology for Penske Logistics, will be among a group of speakers for a November 4 Food Logistics magazine webcast, Software & Technology Part II: Wringing out Costs and Elevating ROI. The complimentary webcast begins at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.Click here to register.
Penske Logistics thought leader Tom Scollard will participate in a Food Logistics magazine webcast later this month to discuss the cold chain portion of the globalfood supply chain. It takes place on August 26 at 1 pm. ET/10 a.m. PT. Scollard, the company’s vice president of dedicated contract carriage, will join experts from Burris Logistics, Infratab and Nova Cold Storage to highlight current cold chain innovations.
Food Logistics magazine recently namedPenske Logistics to its 2014 Top 3PL and Cold Storage Providers list. Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to global supply chain solutions for the food and beverage industry. The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers serves as a resource third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
Penske Logistics has gained entry to the 2014 Top Green Providers list that is published by Food Logistics magazine. According to the publication, the list focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector.