Roundtable: The Evolution of the Produce Supply Chain Part 3

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Without question, future produce supply chains will function differently than today. Solutions to current and pending issues will come from selective adoption of technological innovations.

Roundtable: The Evolution of the Produce Supply Chain Part 2

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While produce companies have made great strides in fulfillment consistency, customer satisfaction, and supply chain safety, supply chain perfection is a never-ending quest. The dynamic nature of the industry means that operational consistency is today’s concern.

Roundtable: The Evolution of the Produce Supply Chain Part 1

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We explored the evolution of overcoming current obstacles while preparing for the future with three experts who share 102 years of collective produce industry experience.

Top 10 Blunders #10 – Overestimating Internal Expertise

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Over time, supplier networks expand to growers in other regions and countries, regulation becomes more cumbersome, …

Top 10 Blunders #9 – Resisting Change

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“That’s the way we’ve always done it” and “that will never work” are two perspectives that …

Top 10 Blunders #8 – Haphazardly Implementing Technology

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There is a dizzying array of technology available to help manage the fresh produce supply chain. …

Top 10 Blunders #7 – Disregarding Transportation Market Realities

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The current state of the transportation marketplace is unlike anything seen in the last two decades. …

Top 10 Blunders #6 – Blindly Chasing Revenue

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While it is understandable for any company to be on a continuous quest for revenue, it …

Top 10 Blunders #5 – Treating All Customers Equally

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Marketing lore tells us that the customer is king and always right. Such naive theories can …

Top 10 Blunders #4 – Ignoring Forecasts

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With the growth of technology in produce supply chains, there is a greater volume of data …