Kwik Lok Corporation has created a new position, Director of Global Supply Chain, to oversee strategic supply chain management with a focus on ethical procurement and sustainability.
Although conversations are occurring within the North American (and global) industry relative to the current acute pallet shortages, we believe that many do not yet realize the factors impacting the situation and the potential scope of the issue, including the availability of produce to consumers.
With lumber prices many times higher than a year ago, wood pallets are more expensive and harder to find, adding cost along the fresh produce supply chain.
The rapid cascade of challenges at the outset of the pandemic last year decimated the supply chain capabilities of organizations across the fresh produce supply chain.
Until 2020, it could be argued that agility was a valuable capability that led to healthier margins, higher in-stock availability of product, and greater competitiveness for an organization.
Over the last twelve months, supply chains of all types have been challenged by the Covid-19 pandemic.
SpartanNash announced today that David Petko has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective April 12, 2021.
Ahold Delhaize USA is marking a milestone in its supply chain transformation to create an integrated self-distributed supply chain of the future.
Verdant Technologies is starting the new year with a new executive team member, Vice President of Sales Scott Harker.
The Giumarra Companies announces a joint project with Mountain View, Calif.-based startup Reliable Robotics Corporation to test shipments of produce utilizing autonomous aircraft technology developed by the latter company.