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Women In Supply Chain Americold: Learn what Americold's doing to make a difference 

Posted by Danyella Davis on Mar 20, 2018 3:00:00 PM

The supply chain and logistics industry remains an overwhelming male dominated sector. According to Gartner survey analysis, though women account for 50 to 55 percent of the U.S. workforce, only 35 percent of supply chain employees are female.

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Foodborne germs and illness: challenges in food safety

Posted by Danyella Davis on Feb 20, 2018 1:30:00 PM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from eating contaminated food each year. From farm to table, food contamination can happen at any point during the process and understanding the role temperature plays in keeping food safe is critically important.

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Topics: Food Safety, Sustainablity, Food Safety Modernization Act

Super Bowl 52: What's on Your Plate?

Posted by Danyella Davis on Feb 2, 2018 11:45:00 AM

Very soon, the noshing will commence as Americans tune-in to one of the most highly anticipated sporting events of the year – the Super Bowl. As fans, true and fair weather alike gather to watch the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles, the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics reports that in 2018, consumer spending for the Super Bowl is predicted to be up 8.5 % year over year.

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Top Trends in 2017 – Are you a stand out 3PL?

Posted by Danyella Davis on Dec 30, 2017 11:24:00 AM

As 2017 comes to a close, the dynamic nature of the food and beverage industry continues to shape organizations. According to Statista, 2017 revenue in the food and beverages industry including fresh and packaged foods, fruits, vegetables, pasta, snacks, sweets, refrigerated and frozen food; soft drinks and alcoholic drinks in the U.S. is approximately $13,855 million, a number that's expected to reach $25,889 million by 2022.

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Topics: Automation, Sustainablity

Americold Season's Greetings

Posted by Danyella Davis on Dec 25, 2017 6:01:00 AM

It’s the time of year again when food brings festive cheer, when families travel near and far the holidays are here.

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Cranberry Bliss: Your Favorite Holiday Sauce

Posted by Danyella Davis on Nov 21, 2017 11:06:46 AM

It’s that time of the year again where tables are heavy-laden with hearty food and home-made recipes. The air is crisp and the seasons have changed. The nostalgia of the holidays is looming and America’s second favorite holiday is recently behind us.

Family dinners have become synonymous with festive celebrations and such seasonal traditions often bind us to our menu must-haves, making these joyous occasions oh so special. 

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4 Benefits of Frozen Over Fresh

Posted by Danyella Davis on Nov 9, 2017 12:10:00 PM

Over the past 5 decades, the amount of time Americans spend preparing meals has steadily declined, yet U.S. frozen foods have remained a favorable staple, forecast to reach $72.98 billion by 2024, according to a recent study by Grand View Research.

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E-commerce – Get Involved or Get Left Behind

Posted by Danyella Davis on Oct 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

E-commerce is about the customer, not retailers. Mind blowing right? Not really. Convenience is key, and online buying affords customers that luxury; a luxury where consumer expectation is undoubtedly associated with ordering convenience, delivery effectiveness, and minimal shipping cost on a 24/7 buying cycle.

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Topics: eCommerce

3 Reasons Why Visibility Matters in Your Supply Chain

Posted by Danyella Davis on Sep 7, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Supply chain management is changing – Fast.

As demand patterns shift, the dynamic landscape is challenging traditional linear models, creating a paradigm shift that’s opened the door for developing services and technologies to support flexibility in cold chain solutions through data and visibility. This is a topic that’s constantly in the industry news but it’s also ever-changing.

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Topics: Visibility in Supply Chain, eCommerce

Meal Kits, the New Normal

Posted by Danyella Davis on Aug 2, 2017 3:06:50 PM

On-the-go consumers are flocking to alternative dinner solutions. With the growing demand for fresh, local, unprocessed foods and an amplified demand for convenience, the meal kit delivery service industry is bustling. So, what’s on your dinner plate?

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