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What impact do rising temperatures have on your supply chain and what are 3PLs doing to support your business?

Posted by Danyella Waddell on Nov 8, 2018 1:35:00 PM

 

In early October 2018, a landmark report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its findings outlining the impacts of global warming and the potentially devastating effects on livestock and water resources. The IPCC has urged we limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, warning against escalated temperatures of even half a degree, which would significantly worsen the risks of extreme heat, drought, and floods.

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Topics: Sustainablity

3 Reasons Sustainability Matters to Your Supply Chain

Posted by Danyella Davis on Jul 27, 2018 12:00:00 PM

As customers continue to set increased expectations around transparency and energy-conserving efforts, incorporating corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming a market differentiator.

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Topics: Transportation, Energy, Visibility in Supply Chain, Sustainablity

Millennials are Heating Up to What’s Cool

Posted by Danyella Davis on May 31, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Let’s face it, millennials are an elusive bunch with mass appeal. Roughly 80 million strong, this digitally-savvy, culturally-diverse group is poised to transform nearly every facet of the U.S. economy. Spending nearly $600 billion a year in the U.S. alone, Gen Y continues to alter how businesses operate, affecting the ways we buy and sell. And today, it’s the frozen food industry that’s reaping the benefits of the millennial dollar.

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Topics: Sustainablity, Pew Research Center

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

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

The Benefits of Working With an Energy Efficient Warehouse Provider

Posted by Daniel Cooke on Mar 9, 2017 9:51:08 AM
So you're an environmentally responsible organization - shouldn't your supply chain partners be the same?  Recently, Americold's very own Manager of Energy, Ted Royals, provided Refrigerated and Frozen Food Magazine with his thoughts on how you can reap rewards from working with organizations placing a priority on corporate sustainability.  Read more here.
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Topics: Energy, Sustainablity

Frozen on a Stick

Posted by Daniel Cooke on Jan 4, 2017 1:08:07 PM

Environmental Responsibility When the Temperatures Rise
Keeping large warehouses cool during the summer takes energy - but it can be done responsibly too.  Learn more about Americold's corporate social responsibility programs that ensure we do our part for our planet.

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Topics: CSR, Energy, Sustainablity

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