In recent months, images of congested ports have filled the news and prompted calls to action. As ports expanded their hours to reduce the backlog of ships waiting to be unloaded, a less visible bottleneck entered the spotlight.
Last night during a call with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials, the International Fresh Produce Association was briefed that, effective January 22, 2022, U.S. Customs and Border Protection would begin enforcing a requirement for entry into the U.S. for essential workers.
The facility is part of a broader initiative to add more capacity into Walmart’s supply chain as the retailer prepares for growth. In Q3 of FY22, Walmart U.S. eCommerce sales grew 8% for the quarter and 87% over the past two years.
As of January 15, Canadian border authorities have been instructed to refuse access to their nation to truckers who cannot show proof of vaccination. Canadian truckers who drive into the U.S. won’t be let back into their own country without proof of vaccination either.
According to the ASOEX, in the current shipping season of 2021-2022, Chile has exported 708,741 tons of fresh fruit, reflecting an increase of 7.85 percent when compared to the same period last year
Western Growers has launched HarvestWiki to help specialty crop growers share information about growing operations, allowing agtech startups to have as much crop-specific information as possible when they design and develop agtech solutions for growers.
Headturning charcuterie boards, inventive banana-infused drinks and desserts, and new spins on Mexican comfort classics are among 10 major influencers driving menu trends for 2022, predicts Flavor & The Menu magazine in its newly released Top 10 Trends edition, online at www.getflavor.com.
The Allen Lund Company announces two promotions in the Orlando office.
iTradeNetwork, the industry’s largest perishables network with over 8,000 food and beverage trading partners, proudly announces the launch of its Network-as-a-Service (NaaS), a new way for companies to collaborate, transact, and drive more profitable supply chains.
Pamela and Greg discuss the supply chain outlook, and how long industry experts expect it to …