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Costco Plans for New Chicken Plant in Nebraska
October 15, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Costco takes its rotisserie chicken supply chain under its wing. The Seattle Times reports that Costco is on track to open a massive chicken operation in eastern Nebraska next year. The company plans to bring more the chicken supply chain under its control. The retailer’s $5 rotisserie chicken is a customer favorite, but has taken a loss
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Unsecured Cargo an Easy Target for Theft
October 12, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

The majority of in-transit cargo thefts occur while a vehicle is left unattended, whether in a public parking area or drop stop such as a distribution center or warehouse. A drive-through dock set up improves both food safety and security because security seals are only broken inside facilities. RITE-HITE The discussion about food safety has
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Uber Freight Transforms Land O’Lakes Supply Chain
October 10, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Land O’Lakes partnered with Uber Freight to coordinate the movement of their FTL freight around the country. In a tight freight market, Land O’Lakes needed a way to leverage new innovative technology to increase their competitive edge. In a case study by Medium, Land O’Lakes partnered with Uber Freight to coordinate the movement of their FTL
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Top 50 Grocers: Amazon in 8th Place While Rest of Industry Restrategizes, Reshuffles
October 10, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By Jim Dudlicek   It’s easy to think that the word “disruption” has been overused in descriptions of the transformation that’s taking place in the food retailing industry. But we’d better get used to it, because things are just getting started. There it is, at No. 8 in the chart at the end: Amazon. Mind you, for
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Diet Is a Four-Letter Word
October 9, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

New whole-body approaches to weight management Overweight and obesity rates might be leveling off, but as more nations become more developed, waist expansion is spreading worldwide. In fact, the global girth rate appears to be untouched by an equally epidemic and persistent obsession with diets—diets of all kinds and of all claims. Americans, especially, have
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Warehouses are pinching workers from other hiring pools, but it’s still not enough
October 8, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

The transportation and warehousing sector attracted 731,000 new hires from other industries — a figure representing 66% workforce growth — from 2011 to 2015, according to an analysis from CBRE. The industries losing the most workers to transportation and warehouse jobs are administration, waste management and retail jobs. CBRE projects that warehouses will require an additional
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Cannabis Products Continue to Creep into Food & Beverage Brand Portfolios
October 8, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Lagunitas, a Heineken craft beer brand, recently launched Hi-Fi Hops, a beer-flavored sparkling water with THC and CBD. Reports suggest that the hemp-CBD market alone could hit $22 billion by 2022. The Coca-Cola Co. announced that it has expressed interest in entering the cannabis beverage market. Coke is currently in discussions with Aurora Cannabis Inc.
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Kroger Helps Ocado’s Progress on US Sites
October 7, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Kroger is helping the company make progress in identifying locations for the first 20 sites to build automated warehouses in the U.S. British online grocer Ocad’s partnership with Kroger is helping the company make progress in identifying locations for the first 20 sites to build automated warehouses in the U.S., Reuters reports. The companies formed a partnership
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