Properly spec’d, well-maintained trucks and equipment. The latest on-board technology. A collaborative relationship between shippers and carriers. These are all elements that help support compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act, and they have long been hallmarks of Penske Logistics’ service to customers.
As a result of growing consumer demand, increasing regulatory oversight and challenging economics, food suppliers, distributors and retailers are working to ensure that their fresh supply chains are operating as efficiently as possible.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that one-third of global fresh fruits and vegetables go to waste each year, and food waste is an environmental, economic and, in some cases, a political issue. To help minimize food waste, a growing number of countries are passing laws to spur food donation.